Desktop Ticker



What happened to the stock price feature?

This feature was removed due to the service that provided the prices shutting down.


The mouse wheel scrolling only works when Desktop Ticker is the active window

In versions of Windows earlier than Windows 10, the mouse wheel scroll messages are only sent to the active window. In Windows 10 the messages are sent to the window under the cursor. More information here.


How can I make Desktop Ticker start automatically?

With a few simple steps, you can set Desktop Ticker to start automatically when you log into Windows.


Instructions for Windows XP, Vista, 7

Instructions for Windows 8, 8.1, 10


How can I see my Facebook notifications in the ticker?

Facebook provides an RSS feed of your notifications. On your notifications page ( there is an RSS link. Copy the URL and add it to Desktop Ticker in the Manage Feeds window.

  Facebook Notifications page


How can I see my Gmail messages in the ticker?

Add the URL in the Manage Feeds window. Your username and password will be requested the first time the feed is loaded.


Desktop Ticker installed junk on my computer!

The downloads available on this website do not install other applications or adverts. Some websites provide installers that bundle other software, if you have been affected by this please contact the website that you downloaded the installer from.




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