Desktop Sidebar

Desktop Sidebar

Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 88 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.04.75
  • Total Downloads:
    606,833
  • Date Added:
    September 09, 2004
  • File Size:
    10.77MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    92
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/2000/XP

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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.3

    out of 58 votes

    • 5 star 39
    • 4 star 9
    • 3 star 3
    • 2 star 2
    • 1 star 5
  • All Versions

    4.0

    out of 88 votes

    • 5 star 48
    • 4 star 21
    • 3 star 4
    • 2 star 5
    • 1 star 10
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5 stars

"it works it seems tuo me tuo slow my computer-"

July 10, 2013  |  By kkiessling

 |  Version: Desktop Sidebar 1.05 build 116

Pros

works well $5 TO BUY donate?

Cons

slows my computer;nice dynamics @ firtt 1st

Summary

maybe somebody can speed it up-

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4 stars

"Desktop Side Bar"

June 06, 2013  |  By 1castle

 |  Version: Desktop Sidebar 1.05 build 116

Pros

At this point, I'm rather new to DSb and I like it. There are still things I need to learn what can it do and what it cannot do. So far so good except haven't figured out how to get the Weather on DSb.

Cons

It's fast and intimidating.

Summary

Try it!! You just might like it. I like most is the "hide U unhide".

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4 stars

"Great desktop app"

April 18, 2011  |  By Don A

 |  Version: Desktop Sidebar 1.05 build 116

Pros

Gives easy access to many types of data such as email, rss, weather and keeps it out of the way but available on a mouse move. I have used it for many years.

Cons

The developers have not released an update since July 2006 and parts of the app are now failing to work with Win7 and IE9. I had to turn off DEP to keep it running, but freeze ups still happen.

Summary

Good app but be prepared to tinker with no help from app developers.

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5 stars

"Excellent!"

February 18, 2011  |  By nomi1710

 |  Version: Desktop Sidebar 1.05 build 116

Pros

Easy to set up. Very customizable. I've been using this sidebar for many years and it's never let me down. No problems with anti-virus detecting it as anything malicious.

Cons

sometimes I have been unsuccessful transferring settings from one machine to another.

Summary

would recommend to keep your desktop nice and tidy ;)

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2 stars

"Loved it - but AVG 2010 reports a Trojan"

November 25, 2010  |  By Grubsterman

 |  Version: Desktop Sidebar 1.05 build 116

Pros

Worked great- does all sorts of nice things, but what's with this Trojan?
Is this a "false positive" and if so, then why?

Cons

Trojan Horse Downloader.Generic10.APFU

Summary

Too scared to use it until Trojan is resolved.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Idea2
Publisher web site http://www.desktopsidebar.com
Release Date September 09, 2004
Date Added September 09, 2004
Version 1.04.75
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Newsreaders & RSS Readers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003 Server, Internet Explorer 5.5
Download Information
File Size 10.77MB
File Name sidebarb116.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 606,833
Downloads Last Week 92
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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