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Windows 7: Windows Gadget has stopped working error!!

05 Jun 2009   #1

Windows 7 Build 7229 x86
 
 
Windows Gadget has stopped working error!!

I get this error all the time during the day whether i'm playing a game, listening to music or surfing the web. It comes up with the error box and sometimes asks me to debug or restarts windows gadget entirerly, rearranging and moving my gadgets every time. I send information to windows every time it asks me too, but obviously nothing has come of it. Anyone have this problem or know of a fix in progress??

Thanks

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05 Jun 2009   #2

 
 

Hi,

You could try Gadgets - Restore Default Gadgets to see if that helps. Also, are you using a 3rd party gadget when it fails?




Jeff
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05 Jun 2009   #3

Windows 7 Build 7229 x86
 
 

Yes, I have many 3rd party gadgets from microsoft's gadget gallery that I have downloaded and are using.
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06 Jun 2009   #4

Windows 7 Build 7229 x86
 
 

I still need some help on this reoccuring issue.
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07 Jun 2009   #5

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

I have had problems with more than 6 gadgets open at the same time
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07 Jun 2009   #6

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 
gadget problem

hey mustangman16
Have you checked event viewer to see if there was any more info about the problem? It will tell you more about the nature of the specific problem. type event viewer in search and check the application in windows log.

Hope this helps somewhat

Ken
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07 Jun 2009   #7

Windows 7 Build 7229 x86
 
 

Hey Ken I went to the event vewier and there was a **** load of errors from sidebar in the application in windows log and the custom views Administrative Errors too.
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07 Jun 2009   #8

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

mustangman16
could you tell us all what they error codes and source was? Or just snip a sample or two.

Hope this helps
Ken
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07 Jun 2009   #9

Windows 7 Build 7229 x86
 
 

Ken,
Here is a snip off the windows log application error.


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07 Jun 2009   #10

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

mustangman16
Exact same event ID and source (100) and exception code I have. Have you had any other app stop working and windows says "app stopped working looking for a solution online"? That error code is related to a buffer overflow and one of its dependancies. In control panel>system> advanced settings (where you set page file size) the last panel has DEP. See what its set to.
Ken
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