Using MSDN Forum Assistant and TechNet Forum Assistant gadgets offer a convenient way for the forum users to read the forum recent threads and your own threads, it also make it easy to create new threads and search in the forum.
How is simple is that…. I tried the gadgets at my Windows 7 machine in 3 simple steps
1. Double-click the gadget installation package.
2. On the popup window, click “Install” to finish the installation.
3. The gadget usually will be automatically located on the desktop. If not, look it up from the Gadget Gallery and add it to the desktop