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Windows 8 Desktop "Tweaks"

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    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    Windows 8 Desktop "Tweaks"


    I'm actually in a search for some time. Namely I'm looking so called desktop tweaks, gadgets, widgets or however you call them. A search for windows 8 brought me on a windows website where they say that there is no more support for them. However the things I'm looking for are: cpu,ram,hdd monitor, weather, network monitor, maybe some bookmarks widget and such. You can see some examples on following pictures(windows 8 examples)

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    Ft. Myers
    Posts : 104
    Windows 10 v.10049


    I believe those are all customizations from Rainmeter

    Rainmeter, desktop customization tool
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    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1


    Thanks, will certainly try

    @Yap, that's it
    Last edited by Maris; 27 Mar 2015 at 10:30.
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    When I see such heavily modified and overcrowded desktops I often wander how much meaningful work has been done on those computers. Also, unless a very powerful computer, running menial tasks, so much load on memory and CPU/GPU is bound to degrade it's performance.
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    Under a Rug
    Posts : 11
    Surface 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    When I see such heavily modified and overcrowded desktops I often wander how much meaningful work has been done on those computers. Also, unless a very powerful computer, running menial tasks, so much load on memory and CPU/GPU is bound to degrade it's performance.
    here is my Rainmeter setup and it runs at average 0.2% of my CPU and 6.7MB of Ram

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    Quote Originally Posted by fletch33 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    When I see such heavily modified
    here is my Rainmeter setup and it runs at average 0.2% of my CPU and 6.7MB of Ram

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    I like it. Can you make it available for download?

    Thank you.
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