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  • Question

  • I have Windows Vista Basic and i wanted to get the sticky notes gadget...but i think you have to have windows 7 to get it.  Is this true or can i download it??

     

    Thanks!

    Friday, June 11, 2010 2:54 AM

Answers

  • Hi, you can check the following link first:

    Gadgets are mini-applications with a wide variety of possible uses. Gadgets can connect to Web services to deliver weather information, news updates, traffic maps, Internet radio streams, and slideshows of online photo albums. Gadgets can also integrate with your applications to streamline your interaction with them. For example, a gadget can give you an at-a-glance view of all your online instant messaging contacts, the day view from your calendar, or an easy way to control your media player. Of course, gadgets can also have any number of dedicated purposes. They can be calculators, games, sticky notes, and more.

    http://www.microsoft.com/hk/windowsvista/features/foreveryone/sidebar.mspx

    Also, as this forum focuses on Windows SteadyState specific issues, this inquiry would best be posted to Windows Vista forum:

    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/category/windowsvistaitpro

    The reason why we recommend posting appropriately is you will get the most qualified pool of respondents, and other partners who read the forums regularly can either share their knowledge or learn from your interaction with us.  Thank you for your understanding.


    Sean Zhu - MSFT
    Monday, June 14, 2010 3:11 AM
    Moderator