How to Set Up the Clock Gadget in Windows 7

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In Brief...

Windows Gadgets are mini programs that you can add to your desktop and that provide quick and easy access to various information. One of the most popular Gadgets is the clock. To set up the clock Gadget in Windows 7, follow these four steps.

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  1. Right-click on the desktop and select Gadgets.
    Select Gadgets

  2. In the Desktop Gadget Gallery, double-click the clock.
    Desktop Gadget Gallery

  3. The clock Gadget now appears on your desktop.
    Clock Gadget

  4. You can move the Gadget by clicking and dragging it.

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Author: Margaux Judge

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