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Windows 7: Windows Gadgets Fail To Install

07 Aug 2009   #1
r2l

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 
Windows Gadgets Fail To Install

I just upgraded to the latest build, and I finally decided to check these gadgets out. The only problem that i got is i am unable to add ANY new gadget from Windows Live Gallery .

All my programs in my D drive(2nd HD), and i edited the registry to make D my default "D:\Program Files". I am not sure if that is the issue, but I know most people dump all their files on the Windows drive.

Anyone else with my type of setup please help out.

My pics go left to right, as the order. Hopefully they help.

Thanks for your time.




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07 Aug 2009   #2
WiFi Ed

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1, Ubuntu 11.04 x64
 
 

Do you have UAC turned off by any chance?
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07 Aug 2009   #3
r2l

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

Funny thing, i read something about that and i did turn it on before i made the PSR movie. And now i found this Regedit fix, but i am going to wait and see what comes up here.

Help!

Please!

please with a cherry on top
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09 Aug 2009   #4
darkassain

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

the changing of the default program files can very well be the case here...
since i see that you have gadgets already open then i doubt its a UAC issue...
Microsoft does not support changing the location of the Program Files folder by modifying the ProgramFilesDir registry value
specifically this...
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Microsoft does not support changing the location of the Program Files folder by modifying the ProgramFilesDir registry value. If you change the location of the Program Files folder, you may experience problems with some Microsoft programs or with some software updates.

and please dont bump threads....
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