|06 Apr 2010||#1|
3rd Party Gadgets will not install
I have installed Windoes 7 and the Windows Sidebar has all the default Gadgets including Calendar, Clock, CPU Meter etc but I cannot install any others.
I have clicked on the "Get more gadgets online" link in the Windows Gadgets window, downloaded several gadgets including 'BlackCalendar.gadget', 'shutdown_v2.gadget' and 'DigitalWorldClock.gadget' but when I double click on them I get the "Do you want to open this file?" dialogue box, I click on OPEN and the Windows Gadget window opens which shows the nine default gadgets but the new gadget does not appear and nothing else happens?!
I have followed some suggested cures from various websites but without success.
Can anyone assist please?
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|06 Apr 2010||#4|
You could temporarily disable the UAC notifications to see if that's your problem.
Start > Type "UAC" > Change User Account Control > Drag the slider to the bottom
Attempt to install a gadget
Re-enable the UAC by sliding the bar back to where it was before.
Quote: Originally Posted by Qdos
According to Qdos you may want to check that your Gadget's permissions are optimized. Run GPedit.msc and make sure your gadgets settings match his screenshot
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