If you like the sidebar idea that can be seen from any Longhorn Desktop screenshot, but don't want to wait till Longhorn download Desktop Sidebar. With Desktop Sidebar you can view the weather, messages from out look, listen to music, and so on all in one easy location.
Desktop Sidebar is docked to the edge of the screen and displays not only your appointments, tasks and e-mails but also shows other useful information such as news downloaded from the Internet. It is integrated with Microsoft Outlook so you don't have to transfer your data to a new application. When are you using it you don't have to switch to Microsoft Outlook in order to check your schedule. Your schedule is always displayed on the screen and one look at Sidebar is enough. It displays information in separate panels. The user can freely arrange panels by adding, removing or moving and grouping together.
- Motherboard Monitor ticket in Performance Panel
- Help is updated
- Many small improvements and bug fixes
Download: Desktop Sidebar 1.04 Build 68 Beta
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