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Windows 7: Stocks Gadget

01 Nov 2009   #1
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Stocks Gadget

There was a Desktop Gadget in Vista that could show UK stock market prices, or even individual share prices, but I cannot find it in the Windows 7 Gadgets, anyone know if it is available?


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01 Nov 2009   #2
ignatzatsonic

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Windows 7 SP1, Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 

I think it was there in the release candidate, but I don't see it in the retail version either.

I would guess it was deliberately removed because of flaws or because the developer balked--I think some of the gadgets are developed by outside sources, not by Microsoft directly.
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01 Nov 2009   #3
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Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

They removed the Stocks gadget from Windows 7. I prefer to use Yahoo! Widget engine ( Overview - Yahoo! Widgets ) instead of using the built-in Windows one. They have some very nice Widgets (gadgets). While I don't personally use the Stocks Widget, here is a pic of the one included in Yahoo! Widgets.





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