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Standard Desk 1.5

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Standard Desk 1.5

Post by Asect »


**StandardDesk 1.5 Now Includes**

*Weather Parsed From Using XXenium Excellent LiveWeatherv3.0 as Basis for Skin
Includes Settings Panel and Tool-Tips with Icons
*PocketWatch Now Contains Settings Panel for 6 Watch Faces and 4 Sets of Watch Hands
Settings Panel Selected by Clicking on Watch Hands Screw - Includes Tool-Tips with Icons
*Cigarette Allows for Fast Burn (By Hour) or Slow Burn (By Day)

Standard Desk Rainmeter Suite. This Suite is a redesign and includes two Wallpapers (Lady Liberty & Liberty Drum Located in @Resources\Wallpaper Folder). Suite has also been updated to "look" better with greater symmetry and overall fit, as well as majority of config files updated to most recent Rainmeter.


Rainmeter Suite best for 1920x1080 resolution at 125% scaling. Wallpaper is included in @Resources\Wallpaper Folder

Credits Also To:

Tatenokai : Original "Newspaper Theme" Creator

Tatenokai & JpsCrazy for Cigarette Hour Counter

JSMorley For the Fine Examples of HWiNFO & Everything Else for Calendar

Falconer and for Datebar and Time

AvoidTheSky and JpsCrazy for StandardDesk Skin

Jessydior for GMail

Janbure for HDD for Launchers and StephStef and Poiru's 'Recycle Bin.ini for Recycler

easy-art for Notes & System Stats for System Infos

XXenium for Weather

Suite Includes:

*2 HWiNFO Panels - *CPU & *Motherboard - Redistributable.dll & HWiNFO Shared Memory Viewer
Included Along With Help & Example Links for HWiNFO - Link to HWiNFO Shared Memory Viewer
With Tool-Tips with Icons - HWiNFO Panels Include Settings Options

*Calendar with Link to Desktop Calendar App - Includes Tool-Tips with Icons

*CPU - RAM - PWR - UPL - DWL Meter - Link to Task Manager - Includes Tool-Tips with Icons

*5 RSS Feeds Available for Desktop

*2 Hard Drive Usage Bar Graphs - Link to Specified Hard Drives - Includes Tool-Tips with Icons

*14 Desktop Launchers Included in Settings

*Recycle Bin Launcher - Includes Tool-Tips with Icons

*GMail Count Parser - Link to GMail - Displays 3 Unread Emails - Includes Tool-Tips with Icons

*Weather Skin Based on VClouds Weather 2 and Link to - Includes Tool-Tips with Icons
With Included Setting Panel

*3 Digital Clocks - 2 That Can Be Set to Different Time Zones - All Link to
Includes Tool-Tips with Icons

*CPU Usage & Net In Net Out Traffic Graphs

*Cigarette That Burns Down as Hours Pass - Link to Control Panel - Includes Tool-tips with Icons

*Antique Pocket Watch - Link to - Includes Tool-tips with Icons


NOTE: This Rainmeter Suite is Best for 1920x1080 Resolution Scaled to 125%

1. Download and Install the Rainmeter File.

2. Download and Install the HWiNFO Application (Links & Help Included in Skin) - It Will Help Greatly to
Become a Bit Familiar with the App

3. Run HWiNFO App AND HWiNFO Shared Memory Viewer (Links & Help Included in Skin)

4. After the Rainmeter Skin is Installed - Locate the Lighthouse Icon
(Located Between "Daily Standard") and Enter Variables.
After Entering Each Variable BE SURE TO CLICK THE SET BUTTON!
After All Variables are Entered "Refresh all" in Rainmeter Manage Panel.

5. Locate the Gear Icon Button to the Right of Weather "Update" and Click to Open Weather Settings Panel
Left-Click on the Home Icon Button in the Weather Settings Panel to Open
Enter Your City in the Search Area of - Copy Your City Location From Address Bar
Paste Your City Location Into The Weather Settings Panel and Press Enter
For the Weather to Fit and Look as it Does It is Strongly Recommended to Only Set The Location
After Variables are Entered Refresh the Weather Skin

6. Locate the Small Gear Located to the Left and Towards the Top of the HWiNFO Panels and Click to
Open the HWiNFO Settings Panel. Left Click on the Settings Button to Enter Variables. The Settings
Are Included on All Panels Yet It is Only Necessary to Enter the Variables Once. After Entering
Each Variable BE SURE TO CLICK THE SET BUTTON! After All Settings Are Entered "Refresh all" in the
Rainmeter Manage Panel.

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Last edited by Asect on January 30th, 2020, 7:14 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Standard Desk 1.0

Post by krakoukas »

Great retro skin, thank you for the work
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Re: Standard Desk 1.0

Post by Asect »

Thanks krakoukas! Glad you enjoy it! :thumbup: