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Windows 7: Can't find gadgets

12 Sep 2012   #1

windows Ultimate
 
 
Can't find gadgets

Where do I find more gadget for windows 7?

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12 Sep 2012   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Hi microsoft removed the gadget gallery, to focus on windows 8 and help stop malware. There are plenty of programs that can replace this however.
1. Rainmeter : Rainmeter, desktop customization tool
2. Yahoo widgets : Yahoo! Widgets
3. Pokki : https://www.pokki.com/ (More of an app store for your computer)
I personally recommend rain meter, but if you want something more similar to windows default gadgets, i think yahoo would be the way to go.
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12 Sep 2012   #3

Win7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Yahoo! Widgets

Yahoo! Desktop Widgets Gallery Website Discontinued on April 11, 2012

No More Desktop Widgets Can Be Downloaded

Existing Desktop Widget Software and Widgets May Continue to Work
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13 Sep 2012   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by OvenMaster View Post
Yahoo! Widgets

Yahoo! Desktop Widgets Gallery Website Discontinued on April 11, 2012

No More Desktop Widgets Can Be Downloaded

Existing Desktop Widget Software and Widgets May Continue to Work
LOL i was just gathering from the top of my head, didn't even know they discontinued that. WOW shocker and bummer, lol sucks. Thanks
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15 Sep 2012   #5

Win7 Pro 32bit
 
 

It IS a bummer. I'd like a stock ticker, to be honest. My Vista laptop has one and it works just fine, but I can't find a similar one for 7.
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15 Sep 2012   #6

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17 Sep 2012   #7

 
 

I was going to get some from thoosje yesterday and they were loaded with spam when I tried to install them.
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17 Sep 2012   #8

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by one1 View Post
I was going to get some from thoosje yesterday and they were loaded with spam when I tried to install them.
Yeah, they are all exe's now. I edited my post, thanks. A Guy
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17 Sep 2012   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I have found a gadget pack it says it has around 900 gadgets.
It is in two parts if someone wants to download and try it hear are the links.

letitbit links

Gadget Pack.part1.rar [101mb]
Gadget Pack.part2.rar [87.5mb]

UploadCore Links

GadgetPack.part1 [101.0mb]
GadgetPack.part2 [87.5mb]

Edit: Gadgets List is in the txt file


Attached Files
File Type: txt Win7Gadgets.txt (18.2 KB, 21 views)
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17 Sep 2012   #10

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Might try it for safety reasoning. Just anyone be careful with any downloads. So many gadgets who knows what kind of mware could be lying inside of those rar files.
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