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Increase the number of HDDs displayed

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DMD
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Increase the number of HDDs displayed

DMD » August 29th, 2019, 6:40 pm

Good morning
It is the first time I write on this forum, and I kindly ask how to assign more Hdd to the gadget that only sees me 2 (C and D)
I mounted 8 of them, how can I increase the number?

Thank you
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Re: Increase the number of HDDs displayed

eclectic-tech » August 30th, 2019, 1:40 am

DMD wrote:
August 29th, 2019, 6:40 pm
Good morning
It is the first time I write on this forum, and I kindly ask how to assign more Hdd to the gadget that only sees me 2 (C and D)
I mounted 8 of them, how can I increase the number?

Thank you
We need to know what "gadget" you are using... and perhaps a link to where you downloaded it from. :confused:
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Re: Increase the number of HDDs displayed

DMD » August 30th, 2019, 5:13 am

I downloaded the version 4.3 Final Release - r3298
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Re: Increase the number of HDDs displayed

CyberTheWorm » August 30th, 2019, 7:24 am

Going to assume you mean illustro

Open the Disk location of the skin and copy the Disk folder and name it Disk2

Then edit the skins 1Disk.ini and 2Disk.ini with the following changes

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[Variables]
; Variables declared here can be used later on between two # characters (e.g. #MyVariable#).
fontName=Trebuchet MS
textSize=8
colorBar=235,170,0,255
colorText=255,255,255,205
disk1=C:

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disk1=E:
or what ever disk you have

or for 2 disk

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[Variables]
; Variables declared here can be used later on between two # characters (e.g. #MyVariable#).
fontName=Trebuchet MS
textSize=8
colorBar=235,170,0,255
colorText=255,255,255,205
disk1=C:
disk2=D:

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disk1=E:
disk2=F:
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Re: Increase the number of HDDs displayed

Pul53dr1v3r » August 30th, 2019, 7:38 am

DMD wrote:
August 30th, 2019, 5:13 am
I downloaded the version 4.3 Final Release - r3298
it's Rainmeter version, and the skin you are using is "illustro" that comes with Rainmeter software, i guess.It doesn't have support for more drives. So you can either make support for new drives yourself or use another Skin suite (Gadgets suite).

Here are some that support all the drives:

My skin suite: Rainformer
another one, very good: Modern Gadgets

or search for some other either on Rainmeter's page: Rainmeter store
or on deviantart's page: DeviantArt
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Re: Increase the number of HDDs displayed

DMD » August 30th, 2019, 12:14 pm

I didn't know that they were other skins that can display more hard disks, perhaps it would be better, than not to act on the scripts.
I'm not familiar with scripts ,.
Currently I have installed on W10 Gadgets revived and allows me to view endless HDDs, but I think this software is now obsolete and I wanted something more modern.
And I don't know which application to choose.

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Thank you
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Re: Increase the number of HDDs displayed

jsmorley » August 30th, 2019, 12:20 pm

What kind of information do you want to display for each drive, and what would you like it to look like?
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Re: Increase the number of HDDs displayed

DMD » August 30th, 2019, 12:40 pm

I thank you for your attention.
It would be enough for me to have the Hard Disk related gadget in the settings allow the selection of all the HDDs connected in the computer.
As with the gadget that I installed with Gadgets Revived, which I inserted in the previous post.
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Re: Increase the number of HDDs displayed

Pul53dr1v3r » August 30th, 2019, 2:17 pm

DMD wrote:
August 30th, 2019, 12:14 pm
I didn't know that they were other skins that can display more hard disks, perhaps it would be better, than not to act on the scripts.
I'm not familiar with scripts ,.
Currently I have installed on W10 Gadgets revived and allows me to view endless HDDs, but I think this software is now obsolete and I wanted something more modern.
And I don't know which application to choose.
Thank you
I suggest you to keep using Rainmeter since you can easily change whatever you want in skins, modify them etc. There are thousands of the skins for Rainmeter with different design, and possibilities by and large while Windows 10 Gadgets are good but have by far less possibilities.
I used it earlier but since i found Rainmeter, i put it away.

Just take your time until you find what is most appropriate for your eyes and needs.
Hope you took a look into the links i posted in my previous post.

The first two Suites have all you need, but if the design is not best for you, just search for something else.

There is also a replication of Windows 10 Gadgets for Rainmeter software: here
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Re: Increase the number of HDDs displayed

DMD » August 30th, 2019, 2:59 pm

I apologize, but I'm new to this forum.
I'm almost ashamed to ask a stupid question.
When I go to the sites you mentioned and download, the file has a ".rmskin" extension how should this type of file be opened?

Thank you