By | January 26, 2016

How to set up Desktop Gadgets For Windows 10

Desktop Gadgets For Windows 10 have been discontinued. Instead, Desktop Gadgets For Windows 10 now comes with lots of apps that do many of the same things and much more. You can get more apps from the Windows Store for everything from games to calendars. Some apps are better versions of the gadgets you love, and many of them are free.

But, you can use Gadget Pack in your PC as Desktop Gadgets For Windows 10

Follow this tutorial How to set up Desktop Gadgets For Windows 10:

1. Download Gadget Pack

Click Install2. Click Install

Click on Yes3. Click on Yes

Click on Finish4. After a while (it can take some minutes) the installer will be complete and you need to Click on Finish.

three default gadgets5. These three default gadgets will appear on the right side.

Click on the plus symbol6. Click on the plus symbol on the top right to see all available gadgets.

double-clicking on it7. Here you can add a gadget to your desktop by double-clicking on it.

move your cursor8. If you move your cursor above a gadget you can drag it around your desktop. It doesn’t need to stay on the sidebar. There will also appear some buttons next to the gadget. Click on the X to close a gadget or on the wrench icon to access its options.

change the timezone9. The options of the clock gadget allow you to enable the second hand or to change the timezone.

clipboard manager10. The next gadget is a clipboard manager. Here I copied the installer file and then the name of the file. Clipboarder will display everything you copy to the clipboard. By clicking on an element you make it the current clipboard. This way you can select older clipboards and paste them into other applications. You can also open a clipboard directly.

options of Clipboarder11. The options of Clipboarder allow many possibilities. You can use the shortcut Win+C to select an older clipboarder (works well together with Ctrl+V).

options of the last gadget12. The options of the last gadget, the weather gadget, allow you to change the city.

right-click on the sidebar 13. You can also right-click on the sidebar. If you don’t like the sidebar you can close it there. You will still be able to use the gadgets. Click on options to change the behaviour of the sidebar.

For example14. For example, click on the first checkbox to make the sidebar always visible. This way you have your gadgets always in sight. A disadvantage is though, that the close button of maximized windows isn’t on the top-right corner anymore. To fix this you can put the sidebar on the left side.

second checkbox15. Alternatively you can enable the second checkbox on the view tab.

maximized video player16. Here is a maximized video player and you can close it by using the X on the top-right of the screen. Of couse this will work for non-maximized windows as well.

advanced options17. You can access some advanced options by right-clicking on the X. For example you can add a preview of the application to the sidebar.

keep track18. This way you can keep track of some applications on the side. You can hover with your cursor over the preview to peek into the window, just like in the taskbar. Right-clicking on the preview gives you some options as well.

several weather gadgets19. There are several weather gadgets included.

change its opacity20. Right-click on a gadget allows you to change its opacity. You can also access some general options about gadgets by selecting 8GadgetPack Tools:


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