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DeskTiles 0.3

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Portable Version can be downloaded by clicking Download File button And if you want DeskTiles Setup file the Go Here => [link]

You all have heard or experience about new live tiles feature of windows 8 start menu.
Here is a small utility to get these live tiles in XP, Vista or Seven created by me named as DeskTiles.

Now DeskTiles 0.3 has been released.
which comes with some new improvements.


1. All New Tiles backgrounds and all new hover rollovers with different gradients.
2. Fixed some other text bugs.
3. Both Portabe and setup file are available.

Thanks To VG ( for giving these ideas.


- simple installation
- very low resources usage
- full notify icon functionality
- desktop or fullscreen view
- also a sidebar can be used in fullscreen view
- Different buttons for Showing All Tiles with Hiding All Tiles.
- on click to hide all tiles
- run on startup option
- simple and clean metro look


- show desktop - shows your clear desktop by hiding all tiles but you can still use them by notify icon
- my computer - opens my computer
- Recycle bin - opens recycle bin
- Date time - shows current date and time
- Power options - log off, restart and shutdown
- control panel - opens control panel
- internet explorer - opens internet explorer
- user picture - shows current user pic with user name
- calendar - shows calendar
- Notepad - opens notepad
- memory information - shows total and available physical memory and total and available virtual memory
- start menu - opens start menu
- google and youtube - search directly in google and youtube
- computer information - shows Operating system, OS platform and full user name
- notes - make your notes by directly click on tile and start writing
- website links - links to popular websites like askvg, facebook, devianart, winmatrix, softpedia, google+ , twitter and
- clipboard - shows current clipboard text and also can clear clipboard
- wallpaper - shows current wallpaper
- media player - can play mp3 songs directly without opening another player
- system storage - shows four drives with labels, free space and clean progress bar. You can also open drives by clicking on progress bar of respective drives.




This product was last tested in the Softpedia Labs on 18th of February 2012 by Mihaela Citea

Softpedia guarantees that DeskTiles is 100% Clean, which means it does not contain any form of malware, including but not limited to: spyware, viruses, trojans and backdoors.

This software product was tested thoroughly and was found absolutely clean; therefore, it can be installed with no concern by any computer user. However, it should be noted that this product will be retested periodically and the award may be withdrawn, so you should check back occasionally and pay attention to the date of testing shown above.

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Vishal-Gupta's avatar
Not bad. Looks nice. You should try to make it mimic Windows 8 Start Screen.
abhishekbest432's avatar
thanks for your reply VG,
Will you please more ellaborate to me that what more changes, i should do.