Taskbar Meters for Windows 7 Displays System Resource Usage in the Taskbar

Undoubtedly one of the best features of Windows 7 is its taskbar, which has been affectionately termed the superbar by many users. Taskbar Meters is a pair of tiny utilities for Windows 7 which utilizes the taskbar for a novel purpose – displaying system resource usage.

Taskbar Meters consists of two individual utilities – a CPU meter and a Memory Meter. Both of these utilities utilize color coded bars to indicate system resource usage. You can configure the update frequency and define the thresh hold values for yellow and red color coding. Taskbar Meters also includes Jumplists support and provides you quick access to the task manager.


Techie Buzz Verdict

Taskbar Meters doesn’t do a lot. It is a simple utility, which provides a good alternative to sidebar gadgets. Taskbar Meters requires very little CPU resources and has minimal impact on your system’s performance. Give it a try if you want to add some extra zing to your taskbar.


Techie-Buzz Rating: 2/5 (Average)

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