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Windows 7: Win 7 Gadgets

31 Oct 2009   #1

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Win 7 Gadgets

Initially, everything was working fine. After about a week, any of the gadgets that required an internet connection did not work. For example, I add the weather gadget (which previously worked fine) and it reads "cannot connect to service." In addition, the google calendar gadget reads "error: the download of the specified resource has failed."

I've restarted, closed the gadgets and re-added them, but nothing seems to work. Has anyone else encountered any of these issues?


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31 Oct 2009   #2
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64

Hello nugator Welcome to the Se7en Forums!

Having fun with gadgets too! When getting those working on the beta builds they ended up pouncing on the system resources quite with several running into similar problems. It got to the point out of the some 300 pages full of them I narrowed the list down to "0" finally.

Out of all those there are some that seem to work troublefree however while they are also better written it seems. You have to remember that with only a few exceptions the gadgets are generally from 3rd party sources and not made by MS!
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