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8GadgetPack makes it possible to use gadgets on Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8. If you move your cursor above a gadget you can drag it around your desktop. It doesn't need to stay on the sidebar. There will also appear some buttons next to the gadget. Click on the X to close a gadget or on the wrench icon to access its options.
CPUMon is a CPU monitoring application for Windows users. The application is rather simple and has no other purpose than monitoring your processor. However, it is nice to keep an eye on the most important component in your computer. The application features a lot of displaying options, which all display the same, but fit your needs.
StandAlone Gadgets Pack has everything you need for your desktop. This application will add to you desktop shorcuts for your Music, Movies, Pictures folders. You can play music from your playlist at the touch of a mouse button. It also shows weather forcast for your location, a calendar, a clock and your curent speed of yor processor.
3D CPU Meter is a small and simple application that shows you the CPU usage.
It has a 3D like background picture and the meter hand drawn by GDI+. This is not a DirectX based application, but this could be a good example of 3D looking 2D application.
Please note that this meter looks 3D graphics, but it's just 2D application. So, you can't rotate the meter.
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