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Windows 7: Windows Gadgets

07 Aug 2010   #1

windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 
Windows Gadgets

Hey guys i want to know some great windows 7 gadgets like network,system information etc.

Thanx

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07 Aug 2010   #2

Win7 x64 X2, Win 8.0 x64, Win8.1 x64, Quad Boot
 
 

These are the best and are constantly updated

Most Wanted and Popular Windows 7 and Windows Vista Gadgets
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07 Aug 2010   #3

windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Thanx Dixon for the info. will check.....
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07 Aug 2010   #4

windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 
Gadgets feature turned off

Hey Dixon, i have downloaded to gadgets so far Network Monitor & System Monitor II but dont know how to run it because its a .gadget file & after trying to run or open it ask me to chose how to open this format from internet or open in with other program. it seems i have turned off gadget feature on my Windows 7 x86 Ultimate so could you help to run it back on.

Thanx
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07 Aug 2010   #5

Win7 x64 X2, Win 8.0 x64, Win8.1 x64, Quad Boot
 
 

Can you right click on your desktop a select Gadgets? Try to run one. That shoudl start the sidebar. If not, go to Program Files\Windows Sidebar\ and click on sidebar.exe
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07 Aug 2010   #6

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

See the different gadget tutorials Here : G for gadgets

Windows 7 - Tutorial Index

Sometimes I have to copy them into the gadget folder manually

Start shell:gadgets
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07 Aug 2010   #7

windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Thanx Dock & Dixon.
Dixon cant view Gadget option on right click & .exe file in windows sidebar as well because i've disabled it from registry but dont remember the path for it, its been a while. so guys help me with getting that going & i'm sure things will be fine. Hey guys websites that you have suggested have gadget supported on x64 but i have x86 so kindly help me with weblink for x86....thnx for all info & support....
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07 Aug 2010   #8

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Try option two here:


Gadgets - Enable or Disable
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07 Aug 2010   #9

windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Hey Doc i followed option two but still not working & strange i can't .exe file in c:\Program Files\windows sidebar folder now what to do??? please dont tell me that i lost or is there a way to get it Except Reinstalling the OS...which i hate doin & is a nightmare....
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08 Aug 2010   #10

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Check out the tutorial.

Windows Features - Turn On or Off

Scroll down to Windows Gadget Platform. If it is checked, uncheck and reboot PC. Go back and check it again and reboot. See if gadgets are back. If indeed you disabled it through another method:

Gadgets - Enable or Disable

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