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Is this somehow possible? I keep forgetting appointments, so I want them listed in the background of the Win 7 desktop. I did this with screenshots via Ms Paint a couple times but that is very cumbersome.

Alternatively if there's a decent and simple to use piece of software to remind me of my appointments that could be a solution too.

Thanks a lot.
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Sticky Notes.
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Sticky Notes.

That's a good way. I had a lot of post-its on my monitor for a while, and still use them sometimes. After a while I got used to the notes on my monitor and didn't check them often enough anymore and started to miss appointments again. smile.gif
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Do you have a smartphone? I use Google calendar and Outlook, link it with my phone and then I get a reminder with alarm on my phone so I don't miss things. I can set appointments on my phone or on my desktop and it's all synced.

This desktop gadget might be useful if you use Outlook/Win 7.
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Do you have a smartphone? I use Google calendar and Outlook, link it with my phone and then I get a reminder with alarm on my phone so I don't miss things. I can set appointments on my phone or on my desktop and it's all synced.

This desktop gadget might be useful if you use Outlook/Win 7.

I have a smartphone but a comparatively "stupid" one, Nokia 5228. It's too old for the contemporary apps I suppose. I wish I wouldn't always buy those old heaps of junk. Before that I bought a LG KU990 Viewty in 2011 for far too much. Those things are useless for everything besides phoning.
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