Vista Special Report

Driving Sidebar Gadgets with ActiveX and C#

he Windows Sidebar is one of the most striking features of the new Vista desktop. It’s a sort of virtual “desktop appliance” which hosts DHTML applets in Windows Explorer. With

Find Anything with Vista’s Windows Desktop Search

indows Desktop Search (WDS) 3.0, introduced with Windows Vista, gives your computer fast search capabilities, helping you find your documents, e-mail, music, photos, videos, and other items quickly. Microsoft implemented