Friday, September 25, 2009

Official Windows Vista RTM Sidebar on XP

This is a Complete Install for the Vista Sidebar on XP! Install Instructions By [SP]JESTER!

Download following rar file from

Unzip and following the instructions....

1. First you need to install Alky_1.1 and you may need to restart your computer after installation.

2. Now install Msxm16.msi and then the WindowsXP-KB UPdate Provided, then a possible restart again!

3. Open Rick's Windows Sidebar and extract the files inside to a folder on your desktop.

4. Now... Go to My computer C: drive and select WINDOWS. Search for regsvr32.exe,
and copy the file to ricks sidebar folder you created. (DON'T CUT & PASTE ONLY COPY & PASTE)

5. You will see Sidebar.inf, right click it and select install. Follow the install and possibly restart!

6. If all is successful it will surely load up vista's sidebar with gadgets pre installed!

Enjoy the sidebar!

Any questions or help possible answer below:

Monday, September 21, 2009

Vista top / side bar for Windows XP

Here are the simple ways to get vista like top / side bar on Windows XP.

Option 1 : Rocket Dock
Download Rocket Dock bar from

RocketDock is a smoothly animated, alpha blended application launcher. It provides a nice clean interface to drop shortcuts on for easy access and organization. With each item completely customizable there is no end to what you can add and launch from the dock.

Now with added Taskbar support your minimized windows can appear as icons on the dock. This allows for better productivity and accessibility.

It is Free!!!
Minimize windows to the dock
Real-time window previews in Vista
Running application indicators
Simple drag-n-drop interface
Multi-monitor support
Supports alpha-blended PNG and ICO icons
Icons zoom and transition smoothly
Auto-hide and Popup on mouse over
Positioning and layering options
Fully customizable
Supports many languages and can easily be translated

Option 2 : Object Dock

ObjectDock is a program that allows you to have a nice animated launchbar/taskbar on your screen that reacts to your mouse when you mouse over it. In short, it's a task bar and program launcher that does it with style.

Download from

Vista 'Flip 3D' function for Windows XP

It is very easy to have Vista 'Flip 3D' function for Windows XP.
Here is what you need...

1) Download & Install WinFlip from

After installation, you will find the icon on your task bar (Near clock), right click and go to 'Option'.

You will find following options.

Change the hotkey and other options based on your need.

And that's it. Now Vista like 3D Flip is enabled on your XP.