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Windows 7: Can I move Gadgets from computer to computer?

27 May 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 
Can I move Gadgets from computer to computer?

Well, I installed the new SSD, and did a fresh install of Windows 7 and everything went well...KINDA

We have had WeatherBug's gadget on Winders for quite a while now, but WeatherBug.Com's download link does not work.

My other Windows 7 machines have it. Is there a way I can copy it?

Is there a site [still] out there for widgets?

Thank you


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27 May 2013   #2

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Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Is this the one you're looking for?

Weather Bug - Windows 7 Desktop Gadget

To answer your question though, you should be able to copy the folder with the gadget to your other computer.
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28 May 2013   #3

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Yes you can move them from computer to computer, you'll find them at C:\Users\YOUR USER NAME\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Sidebar\Gadgets folder
AppData is hidden use step 3 of this tutorial to unhide it File and Folder - Hide or Unhide

Jerry
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