W8 Sidebar 5.0.0

A lightweight desktop toolbar for your Windows operating system that offers accurate monitoring, scheduling and file cleaning features
W8 Sidebar is an easy to use sidebar that offers you real-time monitoring capabilities for CPU, RAM and storage space, along with a powerful file search function, junk cleaner and task scheduler.

System monitoring

W8 Sidebar provides monitoring features that allow you to view how your computer resources are being used. It offers you a graphical representation for all your CPU cores, RAM, and space availability for your hard drive, connected USB drives and network shared folders.

Besides those, you also get a monitoring feature for your network adapter that displays the IP address along with upload and download speeds. In case you have more than one card installed on your computer, the application allows you to choose the one you want to monitor.

Task scheduler

W8 Sidebar comes with a fairly well put together scheduling tool. It allows you to create up to ten events and are able to choose the number of occurrences, set the time and date as well as the days and months to run on.

Moreover, when the deadline for an event is reached, you can have W8 Sidebar run a specific application from your computer, open a website, play a sound and display a short description of the task. All the reminders you add are shown in the sidebar and you can edit them at any time.

Computer power management

W8 Sidebar also offers a practical set of power management functions that you can use on your computer. From the sidebar you can shutdown or restart your PC, as well as put it in hibernate or sleep mode. A nice addition to these options is the fact that you are able to set a countdown timer for them and when it comes to an end, the chosen option takes effect.

A practical desktop sidebar

To sum things up, W8 Sidebar is a neatly designed sidebar for your desktop that integrates a couple of very handy features.

Reviewed by on March 13th, 2014

last updated on:
October 31st, 2014, 7:10 GMT
file size:
388 KB
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operating system(s):
Windows Vista / Vista 64 bit / 7 / 7 64 bit / 8 / 8 64 bit
C: \ Desktop Enhancements \ Other Desktop Enhancements


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W8 Sidebar - W8 Sidebar provides you with information about your computer's CPU and RAM use, as well as reminders.W8 Sidebar - Accessing the W8 Searcher window, you are able to search your computer for files that correspond to a certain name.W8 Sidebar - From the Settings section you are able to select the Internet adapter and set a timer for system shutdown.W8 SidebarW8 Sidebar
What's New in This Release:
  • Clear all Windows Events (in "Computer Performance" module - "Tricks")
  • It supports dual monitor (extended display mode, max. 2 displays)
  • it can be moved from one monitor to another.
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Application description

The main interface will show information about the processor (name,frequency and real time CPU time per core, up to 8 ...

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