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Customization to make desktop look unique

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    Customization to make desktop look unique


    I'd like to have a neat looking desktop, something like rainmeter does (I could never get that to work properly on windows 7). Could someone let me know of some customization tools and maybe a small tutorial how to do it?

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    Joisey
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    This is fun, you can fill your desktop with impressive looking widgets:

    8GadgetPack - Gadgets for Windows 8 / 8.1

    I also came across this, but have not tried it:

    Rainmeter, desktop customization tool
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeytg View Post
    This is fun, you can fill your desktop with impressive looking widgets:

    8GadgetPack - Gadgets for Windows 8 / 8.1

    I also came across this, but have not tried it:

    Rainmeter, desktop customization tool
    Rainmeter is low-resource using, compatible with Windows 8.1, has many varied skins to use on your desktop, and is FREE. Good support in the forum and overall, I recommend it. Check out the following for a lookat what can be done with Rainmeter:

    https://www.flickr.com/search/?q=rainmeter

    Browsing Rainmeter on deviantART
    Last edited by JohnBurns; 03 Apr 2014 at 06:58. Reason: correcting link
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Customization to make desktop look unique
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