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March 8, 2010

Workaround to Run Windows Vista Bar Style Sidebar in Windows 7

Filed under: General,Windows — Tags: , , , , , — admin @ 1:23 pm

There is a workaround to get back the Windows Vista Sidebar in Windows 7. Follow these steps:
1. Close the Windows 7 sidebar by killing the sidebar.exe in the task manager
2. Download this zip file:
3. Extract the zip content to your Windows Sidebar folder C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar (overwrite existing files)
4. Run the sidebar.exe from C:\Program Files\Windows Vista Sidebar
5. Add your gadgets and have fun with the Windows Vista Sidebar!

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