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Windows 7: No gadgets in "Add Gadgets" menu

03 Apr 2013   #21
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

I believe it wasn't a patch, but a security advisory, then you had to manually do the fix it. I'm in my truck, waiting for a customer, on this tiny iPad, so I can't do a proper search. Look for KB2719662. That is the advisory with the fix it. But it disables the sidebar completely, I believe you do have sidebar.exe running? A Guy

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03 Apr 2013   #22

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit

Unfortunantely, I don't have sidebar.exe running. I tried the fix it, but still no effort. I looked for KB2719662 in Windows Update, but I couldn't find it. I installed another Anti-Virus to see if it was the problem, it turned out it wasn't. Repair Install and System Recovery didn't make a difference.

It used to work fine, but all of a sudden, they disappeared.

Here is a screenshot of how the dialog looks like

No gadgets in "Add Gadgets" menu-picerror.png

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03 Apr 2013   #23
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Thank for your answers. I know of kb2719662 I just thought there might be another one to look into.
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