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Windows 7: Gadgets wont start.

03 Feb 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
Gadgets wont start.

Hey guys,
So I have a problem-
At first when I installed Windows 7 my gadgets worked fine and ran perfectly
2 days ago I noticed my gadgets suddenly disappeared and now im unable to even open the "Desktop Gadget Gallery"
Has anyone had this same problem or knows how to fix it?

- Mythaen

My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Feb 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

If you shut off UAC the gadgets don't work. There is a work around which is just a simple reg edit.
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03 Feb 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate

That did the trick, thanks bro.
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12 Feb 2009   #4

Windows 7

thank you very gooood....
this solution really solve my prob....
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29 May 2009   #5

Windows 7

Hey can you re post the page?? I try to open it but the post must moved or changed.. please, I have the same problem..
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29 May 2009   #6
Orbital Shark


Hi jSilver, welcome to the forums.

You might want to look

Here - Gadgets - Turn On or Off
Here - Gadgets - Restore Default Gadgets

Hope this helps :)

My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 May 2009   #7

Windows 7

Thanks a lot Jeff, I will try these tutorials as soon as I get back home from work!! :)
Thank a lot also for the welcome!
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