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Windows 7: Windows 7 Gadgets keep disappearing

25 Apr 2014   #1

windows 7 64 bit
Windows 7 Gadgets keep disappearing

My desktop gadgets disappeared on startup a few weeks ago, I was able to get them back by turning off the gadgets 'Windows features' and then back on again.

But every few days they disappear and I have to go through the 'Windows features' process again.

Any ideas?

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25 Apr 2014   #2

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Run the System File Checker that scans the of all protected Windows 7 system files and replaces incorrect corrupted, changed/modified, or damaged versions with the correct versions if possible:
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26 Apr 2014   #3

windows 7 64 bit

Hi, thanks for the reply.

To be honest though, this sounds a bit risky!
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26 Apr 2014   #4
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

It's perfectly safe. It will reset any customizations you've made to themes, if any. Easily restored. A Guy
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