Microsoft discontinued all desktop gadgets for Windows Vista and Windows 7 due to serious vulnerabilities. We recommend following Microsoft’s guidance and NOT using any desktop gadgets.
The DriveInfo gadget is one of our favorite system utility gadgets for Windows. There are plenty of useful options including several background and icon choices, but overall it’s still an easy to use Windows gadget.
The DriveInfo gadget displays the remaining free space on your hard drive(s) in both percentage and GB format. There’s even a handy progress-type bar that graphically displays used disk space.
Pros & Cons
Aside from missing a small option, DriveInfo is a must-have system utility gadget:
What We Like
Isn’t confusing to use
Very simple to read
Contains several background and icon choices
Several options provide flexibility in drives displayed
Doubles as a drive shortcut list
Can display more than one drive at once