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Windows 7: Media Center Gadget/Can someone upload it

11 Feb 2009   #11
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I don't know what I'm doing wrong. I couldn't place it in the program files/windows sidebar/gadgets, it kept telling me to try again, the application is running. I don't know what MC process was running, I didn't see any. I had to place the folder in Safe Mode. But when I do, it still didn't show up in the Sidebar menu. The only way I could get it to show up was by copying it to the same place in Program Files(x86) It still just loads and doesn't connect though. Do a need a 32 bit MC gadget as well to be placed in the (x86) folder? I know the gadget worked before.


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11 Feb 2009   #12
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

There's not one for it in the Program Files (x86) folder by default though.

I do not know what else to do for this either.
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11 Feb 2009   #13
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I don't get it either, every default M$ gadget that's in the Program Files is also in the Program Files (x86). This is all I can get it to do now.
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11 Feb 2009   #14
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You might remove it from the Program Files (x86) folder though since it is not there by default.
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11 Feb 2009   #15
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Yeah, I just did. Thanks
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11 Feb 2009   #16
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Other than a clean reinstall, I do not know what else to try to fix this for you Aaron.
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11 Feb 2009   #17
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

It's alright, I'll live without it. Didn't really use it that much anywho. I'll just wait till I install whatever build I install next. Thanks for your help.
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11 Feb 2009   #18
NosferatuX

Windows 7 Build 7048 x64
 
 

Just an idea.
In Control Panel>Programs>Turn Windows features on or off
You could maybe try unchecking the one that says "Windows Gadget Platform", click ok and let it do it's thing then go back to it and put a check mark on it.
It might be an avenue to have the missing gadget reinstated.

You could alway try the gadget from Windows Live Gallery, Media Center Gadgets (64-bit version)
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11 Feb 2009   #19
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Hey NosferatuX,

That worked. Unchecked the Windows Gadget Platform and you have to restart, then it goes to Configuring Windows Features for a bit. After restart checked it again, no restart necessary, back on the gadget list and connects. Thanks, good idea I didn't consider.


Thanks to everybody for helping out.
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11 Feb 2009   #20
NosferatuX

Windows 7 Build 7048 x64
 
 

You're most welcome! Glad it worked out for you!
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