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Old 09-08-2004, 03:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all,

Just wondering if anyone has ever used the ‘Smart bar XP’. I downloaded it a few days ago and have loved it ever since. It is this really cool software with the 'LongHorn' look that is just like a taskbar only better. It has got icons like ‘my computer’, ‘recycle bin’, and so much other stuff, plus you can also add more icons on the bar.

I can also access various websites that carry information on sports, weather etc. simply by adding a panel for it on the ‘smart bar’.
Once a panel is added it displays a link to various new articles and news pieces.

Just like many other desktop enhancement software, this too does eat up a little bit of memory, but for a free of cost, ad and spy ware software, I think it’s worth giving a try.

Have any of you ppl out there used it? have you had any problems that i should be aware of??

BTW if anyone is interested then here is the link to the page where i downloaded it from:
http://www.download.com/SmartBarXP/3...ml?tag=lst-0-1
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i don't like the Smartbar
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I have. It's a decent program. I stopped using it though because it was slowing my computer down and making the processor run hotter.


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and it fills your screen with unnecessary info
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yeah i used it and i got rid of it. it slowed down my computer a ton. its a huge resource hogger.
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i hate XML and VB...i think Smartbar is written in VB?
My comp is very slow, that's why.

Please correct me if I am wrong.
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um... what kind of unnecessary info??
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like CPU usage
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