|19 Sep 2010||#1|
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I maybe totally wrong, but I don't think I am.
Basically when I now press the Show Desktop button, I am taken to the desktop but all my gadgets disappear as well. Restoring a window or something brings them back into focus.
Now I'm sure this never used to happen because I have a website which I update with articles. I create an article and get the URL and then I'd go to the desktop - this was always done by pressing the show desktop button. I'd then use my Twitter gadget to update the sites Twitter feed.
Can someone please tell me I'm not going mad and when I used to go to the desktop my gadgets didn't used to disappear. I'm cracking up here!!
As a note, I think this seems to have only occurred since the last Windows Update, but not positive. Does anyone have any suggestions. I've turned the Gadgets feature off and on again after a restart with no success. Totally stumped because I don't like its behaviour right now.
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|19 Sep 2010||#3|
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Well i think i've managed to resolve this problem, well i say resolve when i mean find out whats causing it (For me at least)
After thinking for a while and following various other forum posts advice
-Disabling Gadgets via the windows add/remove features, rebooting, reinstalling and rebooting gain.
-Deleting all settings and giles under the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Sidebar
All this didn't rememdy the problem.
I then realised that i, like many others had installed Internet Explorer 9 Beta. So i thought i'd try uninstalling it and seeing if it corrected my problem...... IT DID!
My gadgets no longer disappeared when clicking 'Show Desktop'. To be sure i reinstalled IE9 to see if the problem returned and it did.
So i don't really know what IE9 does to cause this but my problem no longer exists.
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