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Windows 7: Gadget Issue

11 May 2011   #1
Rollerdog

Windows 7
 
 
Gadget Issue

All of a sudden my gadgets weren't displaying after boot up. However, if I do anything related to gadgets such as search for gadgets and then click on Desktop Gadgets then they all appear. At next bootup they are all gone again.

64-bit win7 Home Premium


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11 May 2011   #2
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums.

Check you haven't disabled UAC or Show Desktop Gadgets.
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11 May 2011   #3
JDobbsy1987

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Try making sure it is enabled at start up...

Click Start >> Type MSCONFIG >> Press Enter >> Go to the 'Startup' tab

Make sure Sidebar is checked, it is called 'Microsoft Windows Operating System'
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I think this has something to do with the gadgets

Regards,
JDobbsy1987


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12 May 2011   #4
Rollerdog

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks JDobbsy1987 -- that was the problem. The link wasn't there at all so I just put a shortcut to sidebar.exe in my all users startup and it now comes up as it should.

Not sure how it got removed -- maybe when I was fooling with Soluto.
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12 May 2011   #5
JDobbsy1987

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

I'm glad I have been of help

Regards,
JDobbsy1987
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