These articles are then grouped together in a card format.But it seems this isn’t the biggest gripe users have with the change: many think the layout is slow, wastes space, and makes it more difficult to consume news quickly.To change the stock name you have to click on the stock name or stock symbol.

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It will change the value of this registry key: Shyam aka “Captain Jack” is a Microsoft MVP alumnus and a Windows Enthusiast with an interest in Advanced Windows troubleshooting.

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Desktop Gadget feature was first introduced with Windows Vista.

As we all know, desktop gadgets offer various information at a glance and are low on system resources as well.

All CPU Meter is the most popular and sought-after gadget on our website and also in the Microsoft desktop gadgets gallery.

This gadget shows your processor usage (up to 2 processors, 16 cores, and 32 threads), RAM usage, CPU frequency, and processor name (Intel or AMD).Gadget version: 9.6Last updated: 15 October 2013 Stock Meter can monitor up to 6 stocks, also supports mutual fund, index, ETF and future.It will keep scanning the market every 10 minutes but you can reduce this to 1 minute.Live tiles in newer versions of Windows act as desktop gadgets to some extent.For instance, the weather app’s live tile offer the same or more information than the weather gadget.It shows your SSID (Service Set Identifier), signal strength, internal and external IP addresses, blacklisted IP ratio, IP lookup with Google Maps, Internet speed (upload and download), firewall check, remaining data (quota, usage, and day), total data usage, and whether your connection is secure.