Are you missing those small but useful desktop gadgets for Windows? Microsoft has shut down the Windows Live Gallery to focus more on its upcoming operating systems like Windows 8. They do not support uploading of any new Gadgets on their website. But people with older versions of Windows like Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 should not be upset. Microsoft has made some of the popular gadgets still available for downloads.
All CPU Meter
All CPU Meter is a very useful gadgets for measuring the performance of a system easily and directly from the desktop. Windows does not provide any default applications which can tell us how our system is performing in the real time. This gadget shows the performance score at every instance and hence you can decide which application to close when the gadget indicates more pressure on the system.
If you largely depend on search engines and popular internet resources websites like Google, Yahoo, Wikipedia, Bing, eBay, Youtube, etc then “All Search” gadget is a must for you. It is one of the most popular gadget Windows live gallery ever had. Extreme popularity and large number of downloads made Microsoft to retain this Gadget on their website. The moment you log into your system you can directly type what you are looking for and this gidget will take you to the appropriate page.
Clipboard manager allows you to manage the contents in your clipboard. It allows you to paste recently copied things with ease. If you do lot of works related to MS Office then this gadget will be of great use. Clipboard management was never provided by any of the versions of Windows, hence the third party tool, “Clipboard Manager”, covers up that missing functionality.
If you can’t miss updates from your loved ones even when you are working, then myFacebook gadget will help you track them efficiently without any extra effort of open and reloading your browser frequently. It shows recent status updates, notifications, messages and many other stuffs which you do from your browser.
If you believe in horoscope and start your day with it then this Horoscope windows gadget will be of great use. It shows your daily horoscope according to your settings. It is the most easy way of knowing your horoscope no matter whatever you are doing on your computer.
Read recent news is the common habit of most of us. Without staying updated with the current news from all around the world is like staying isolated in today’s busy world. But what if you get all those news directly on your desktop without even opening the browser or the news paper? MSN Headlines gadget will you get all those recent news every time on your desktop.