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You can download the GovHK Gadget for Windows 7/Vista Sidebar or Macintosh Dashboard from this page.

What is the GovHK Gadget?

The GovHK Gadget is a small and handy mini-program that stays on yourcomputer desktop for providing easy access to frequently used tools and information. The GovHK Gadget will provide you quick access to key information such as latest government news, weather and air quality health index. A Search service is also available so that you can easily search for information from all government websites in Hong Kong.

GovHK Gadget

How to get and install the GovHK Gadget for Windows Sidebar?

1. Click the link below and read the 'Terms of Use'

2. Accept the 'Terms of Use' and download the installation file (name: GovHK.gadget) to your computer desktop

3. Double-click 'GovHK.gadget'

4. Click 'Install' button

5. After installation, the GovHK Gadget will be shown on your Sidebar

How to get and install the GovHK Gadget for Macintosh Dashboard?

1. Click the link below and read the 'Terms of Use'

2. Accept the 'Terms of Use' and download the installation file (name: GovHK.wdgt.zip)

3. Unzip GovHK.wdgt.zip to GovHK.wdgt on your computer desktop

4. Double-click GovHK.wdgt

5. Click 'Install' button

6. Click 'Keep' button to finish the installation, and GovHK Gadget will be shown on your Dashboard

Other setup of the GovHK Gadget

You can selectively turn on/off the information to be displayed and change the language option, i.e., English or Traditional Chinese, for your Gadget.

setup of the GovHK Gadget

 

Besides, if there is an updated version available for download, an alert message will be shown on the top of the Gadget to inform you.

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Last revision date: January 2014

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  • Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme
  • Hong Kong ICT Awards 2009 - Best Public Service Application (Website) Silver Award
  • Web Care Award 2011-13 - Ruby Award
  • Web Marketing Association's WebAward 2012 - Standard of Excellence Award
  • Interactive Media Awards 2011 - Best in Class Award (Government)
  • Interactive Media Awards 2012 - Best in Class Award (Government)
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