Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

How to solve if Windows Sidebar Gadget that utilized flash player doesn’t work? (64-bit Windows)

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If you downloaded some gadgets for Windows Sidebar that utilizing Flash Player and you are in a 64-bit Windows environment, chances are your gadgets won’t work properly for you. It is because flash player has never come out with a native 64-bit Flash Player that supported the Windows Sidebar.

So if you face this problem, it can be easily get solved by a few steps:

1) Close the sidebar.exe (By Task Manager or manually closing all gadgets)

2) Starts the sidebar.exe in Program Files (x86) folder instead of the one in Program Files.

3) Try to add the gadgets that didn’t work previously and enjoy it!

The idea of the trick is that you start up the 32-bit Windows Sidebar instead of the 64-bit one, so Flash Player can run in the gadgets that utilizing it. Hope it helps!

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Aero Glass Galore – Some Glass Apps for your Windows

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Aero Glass, one of the most successful eye candy that Microsoft has implemented in  Windows Vista and Windows 7, has been the favorite of most of the Windows users (me included). Since when I am using Windows 7 RC, I have been actively looking for all the software that utilize the Aero Glass which is already in the Windows, but sadly, there is still not much software developers take effort to make use of the Aero Glass, due to many different reasons.

Become a Gmail Ninja Master with Gmail Tips!

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If you are a Google Mail user and change the theme quite often, you might find the ninja is no stranger to you. Yes, it’s the same ninja appears in ninja theme of Gmail. So apparently Google now wants you to know more about what you can do with Gmail, and if you able to learn all the Gmail tips, you going to be awarded as a Gmail ninja master (no certificate or belt for you anyway).

Google have categorized all their tips in four levels, each level has different tips that you might not explore before.

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Aren’t they cute? So how do you access them? If you used Gmail account frequently, you might find that there are a red texts New! Gmail Tips above your inbox, click on it and you will reach to the tips page. Else for whatever reason you doesn’t want to login to your Gmail and want to access it now, the tips page is here. You might prefer to have a printer friendly version so you can read it off the computer, you got it.

So enjoy your Gmail tips and make use of Gmail to be more productive and efficient!  

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