Update 28 October 2010: It appears that this sidebar gadget has been pulled from the Windows 7 Personalization Gallery for some reason. The page comes up with an error when you click on the link.

I will keep my eye on things and if it reappears or is updated I will come back here and let everyone know.


Today’s featured item from the Windows 7 Personalization Gallery is a sidebar gadget to centralize several Microsoft online services:


According to the gadgets download page at the Windows Live Gallery – this tool gives you these options:

Gadget includes handy links right from your desktop to:

• MSN Homepage
• Hotmail
• Web Messenger
• Windows Live People
• SkyDrive
• Windows Live Groups
• Windows Live Downloads
• Windows 7 homepage
• Messenger

Search Bing.

Keep up to date with scrolling live MSN RSS feeds including News, Sports, Beauty, Electronics, Autos, etc. See what’s happening with your friends on the Windows Live “What’s new with your network” social networking feed. Customize your gadget with different themes.

Download the Online Services Sidebar Gadget