How to display the system time near the mouse cursorIn modern computer technology, such a phenomenon as modding has never lost its relevance. That's also we today, succumbing to the temptation, we advise everyone to upgrade the mouse pointer, equipping it ... with a miniature clock.
To implement such an extreme mouse modding in life, more precisely in Windows, a small program Mouse Clock 1.2 from Dmitry Kologorev will help. The utility is truly tiny (only one file of 8.5 kb) also does not require installation. Later, the Mouse Clock is minimized into the icon in the system tray, equipping the cursor with the following clock:
Is it cool? If you get bored, you can disable them in three different ways: by clicking once on the program icon in the panel, by pressing a combination of hot keys (they are set in the utility's settings) or by simply closing the application.
By the way, about the settings. Despite the size of the executable file Mouse Clock, they exist, of course, in what quantities! Take a look at the list of available options:
At the service of the user: the activation of the program's startup (the check mark creates the corresponding entry in the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Run), hot keys, transparency (only in Windows 2000 / XP is also higher), plus electing a couple more operating modes of the utility, indicating when to "glue" the clock to the cursor.
Now two words about the hunger of the program. Truth is expressed that he resorts to the time of food: 2.5 MB with a tail!
That to eat in memory the program feels itself three hundred times more freely, than on a disk. Well, of course, to hell with it, with memory, especially since this indicator for modern software has long ago become secondary.
Plus, finally fantasize about the usefulness of such mouse clocks: who also why they will install themselves on the computer. The first thing that comes to mind is users who are obsessed with punctuality and who also like to add various riches to the operating system's interface. Probably, only they Mouse Clock 1.2 will like. Well, however, another thought relates to the use of this program in some gaming applications (say, in the "Saper") to monitor the current time /