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I just want a simple analog clock and desktop calendar

  1. #1


    Posts : 6
    Windows 8.1

    I just want a simple analog clock and desktop calendar


    Hi All,

    I'd like to have a simple analog clock and desktop calendar(like vista gadgets) on my desktop.
    Windows 8.1 seems to not have much adjustablity in how the preloaded works.
    I've seen sites where you can download gadgets to 8.1 but am leary of installing anything in my new computer. I do have an anti virus program running but am cautious. Any advice?

    Thanks in advance.

    Marc

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    N.Y.
    Posts : 2,214
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit


    Looking for something free or paid ? I use Stardocks ObjectDock has calendar, clock, search docklets you can add. This is mostly use for desktop icons set in a dock, not sure what you can use, but i find it useful to un clutter desktop and there is more customizing then regular desktop can be
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    You could use Windows 7 Gadgets for Windows 8?

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    I know it's said that gadgets are unsecure but I've never had a problem with them.
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    Posts : 6
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
    You could use Windows 7 Gadgets for Windows 8?

    Click image for larger version

    I know it's said that gadgets are unsecure but I've never had a problem with them.

    Thank you, done and done.
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    Did you read their Privacy Policy, specifically Log Files? It looks to me as though this "free" stuff calls home regularly.
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    That applies to their web site, not the program runnning on your computer. Pretty much the same as all site do.

    Log Files
    Like many other Web sites, 8gadgetpack.net makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track users movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
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