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post #1 of 19
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So, this is what my desktop looks like currently:

side note: temps are right after a 2 hour long BC2 play, so temps are a little warmer than usual

Anyway, im looking for ideas on things to add/change to personalize and change it up. Im looking for gadgets, tools, anything to add, but i would like to avoid a large mac-like dock on the bottom(already went too far with the games on the side) So, any ideas or suggestions will be rewarded with +rep, or course.
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post #2 of 19
have the taksbar on auto hide and or clean it up to. cuz i mean its as neat as it gets. since I'm a neat freak like that
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post #3 of 19
What you need is Rainmeter

http://rainmeter.net/

Hope you like it
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Oh and rainmeter, this is what I got with rain meter and object dock



uh these pics are outdated since i don't use the same screen/resolution
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post #5 of 19
i made some custom profiles that change the background and color scheme/sound...i just change those when i want a new look...

you can always add more gadgets...and change your start button...besides that...

rainmeter...as the guy above said...
    
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post #6 of 19
patch your system and download themes from deviantart and also install Rainmeter, and change system icons and folders. that's all there really is, also look at this thread for inspiration
http://www.overclock.net/off-topic/6...op-thread.html
Edited by trojan92 - 1/18/11 at 10:19am
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post #7 of 19
you need a scantily clad female (or male i dunno) as your backgroud, loose the temp meter you can get one with rainmaker and you need to loose the game bar thing. and loose all the pins to taskbar, and change your orb too!
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post #8 of 19
Attachment 190952

You can make a desktop look good without rainmeter

Heres the gadgets I used:
--Facebook gadget--
http://www.megaupload.com/?d=SVQKKFGQ
--Messenger gadget--
http://www.megaupload.com/?d=Y8BU90VD
--System info gadget--
http://www.megaupload.com/?d=FM2IHO83


Enjoy!
    
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post #9 of 19
u need:
rocketdock
stardock fences
deviant art
patched OS

patching ur OS is just for deviant art tho. deviant art gives you custom themes!
heres a shot from my real rig (not sig rig). its an older pic but its all i could find since im GROUNDED and forced to use mom's rig. oh well :/
    
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post #10 of 19
screw docks, i mod the UI with a 3rd party DLL and download new visual styles.
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