How do I... Add and customize sidebar gadgets in Microsoft Windows Vista?
Source: Mark W. Kaelin
Microsoft added sidebar gadgets to the Windows Vista interface with the intention it would enhance the overall user experience. However, the gadgets that actually ship with Vista do not exactly fill that promise. But once again the user and developer communities have come through with a plethora of gadgets that add features and gizmos, one of which, at least, is sure to add a desired function to your desktop. This How do I... shows you how to find and add Windows Vista sidebar gadgets to your desktop interface.