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Windows 7: Gadgets not rRsponding - Vista Sidebar Installed on Win7

28 Oct 2010   #1
adamkhan

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
Gadgets not rRsponding - Vista Sidebar Installed on Win7

I'm using windows vista sidebar on windows 7, initially most gadgets were working but now alot of them don't respond when clicked on.

Headlines gadget - theres supposed to be a window that pops out with the news info when clicked on, but now nothing happens

Digital Clock - calender does not appear when clicked on

Imp's media player - doesn't play media and laggs quite bad

I'd appreciate any help, thanks.

Screenshot of my desktop:



Heres a screenshot of my desktop:


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28 Oct 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

I would get rid of the old sidebar and reinstall
Vista Windows Sidebar - Reinstate on Windows 7
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28 Oct 2010   #3
adamkhan

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
I would get rid of the old sidebar and reinstall
Vista Windows Sidebar - Reinstate on Windows 7
I've already tried that, but thanks
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28 Oct 2010   #4
roban

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Go to your gadget directory usually c:\Users\your user\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Sidebar and delete everything in there. Reboot.
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30 Oct 2010   #5
adamkhan

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roban View Post
Go to your gadget directory usually
Script:
c:\Users\your user\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Sidebar 
and delete everything in there. Reboot.
are you sure? those are the original win 7 files, I've got another folder named:

c:\Users\your user\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Vista Sidebar

what about that?
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