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XP Side Bar

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I need a XP side bar that displays CPU, Clock and Waether etc,,,thanks.
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You need to install google desktop so that you can use different type of google gadget.

http://www.google.com/quicksearchbox/
have you tried google desktop? great search functionality too!
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After installing google desktop, you can download and install different types of google gadgets like the ones below.

CPU meter
http://www.google.com/quicksearchbox/

WeatherBug
http://desktop.google.com/plugins/i/weatherbug.html?hl=en

If you want more gadgets, just google it with the keywords of google gadget and the feature you want.
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@cjrmail2k and @jackieman; I used googledesktop but it ate my resources and left my XP slow, I will try Jarrod's, thanks.
Yes it slows it down while it indexes but after that it is great. I use it daily. Also great for searching for e-mails in Lotus notes.

My PC was unresponsive for a couple of hours after the install as it indexed...
jackieman, is that a sidebar?  similar to the one used in Vista? The link i posted is a gadget that is permanantly on the desktop like the one used in Vista. it is a very handy App.
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This worked nice thanks
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