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Shutdown Restart Gadget

I've created a simple "Shutdown and Restart" Gadget (My first!) for Vista sidebar.

Yes, I know there are lot's about already but I wanted one that suits the Aero theme a bit more, including a semi transparent background which makes it look similar to the task bar.

I have submitted it to the Windows live gallery, it's pending approval but I couldn't wait to share it!

I hope you like it.
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great app I think
eika's avatar
I love this gadget. It's by far the best looking, and possibly the most functional of all the shutdown gadgets.

I've used it in Vista for a long time, and have now installed it my new Win7 system.

However, this seems to be bugged in Windows 7, for me. The border around the buttons (which is semi-transparent i vista) is entirely transparent, and looks unnatural.

Is this only on my computer?
Nibelung-Valesti's avatar
Very useful! Nice work! :+fav:
I've been looking for something sleek with JUST the shut down and restart options. Thanks!
BIGMON's avatar
LineBeast's avatar
Incredibly Sexy. Thanks!
Looks great, I love the simplicity. Using it now. :D

nosyboss's avatar
don't work for me
Brilliant2u's avatar
nice job, i like it.
tfcian's avatar
Yeah, lock button or a confirmation box I just knocked reset when dragging it down on my sidebar :O
Kruper11's avatar
i seee.. pity... `cuz that is exactly what i am using... but thx for an info... ;-))
this and any 'shutdown' gadgets do not work when used with the XP version of the sidebar.
Kruper11's avatar
hmm gadget is well done but for some reasons it does not work for me... when i click it, the CMD window shows for a short time and then nothing happens...hmm
Astyanax0's avatar
would be pefect if it had a lock button too..
bennec83's avatar
vry nice but there is a blue outline around the gadget. can this be removed?

very useful
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perseus75's avatar
Great app dude! Love it!
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