By John Rizzo

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2 Click the plus sign. 3 A palette appears with an assortment of gadgets. Drag one from the window to the Sidebar. 4 Gadgets like the Weather gadget grow larger and display more information when you drag them out of the Sidebar to the Desktop. ) Some gadgets have settings that you can change. For instance, the Weather gadget lets you designate the location for which you want weather reports. To open gadget controls, move the cursor over the gadget. A small palette appears. Click the X to remove the gadget from the Sidebar or Desktop.

Vista displays the search results right in the Start menu. Here, a search has found programs, files and folders, and e-mail. Click any item to open it. 40 explore windows vista explore folders You may have noticed on the preceding pages that Vista’s folder windows look quite a bit diȔerent than those in previous versions of Windows. Their new features make managing files easier. A new Address bar includes flyout menus that let you open folders anywhere in the folder path. The folder tree of the traditional Windows Explorer is now built into every window.

With the Sidebar launched, rightclick the Sidebar icon on the right side of the taskbar. Choose Properties from the shortcut menu. Now click the check box labeled Start Sidebar when Windows starts. The Sidebar and its gadgets will now launch whenever you turn on the computer. • More gadgets are available for free at Microsoft’s Web site. To get them, open the gadgets palette and click Get more gadgets online. Internet Explorer will take you to the download page. 46 explore windows vista 5. personalize the desktop The desktop is what appears on your monitor when you’ve opened Windows but don’t have any programs open.

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