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Windows 7: Cant get gadgets to stay working... very frustrating

13 Jan 2010   #11

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by djs2 View Post

edit - Im 95% sure I know why they were not working. Occasionally to get around download limits I would use Internet Explorer with a proxy. I just figured this out because they started working all of a sudden (I just put in a working proxy). This also explains them all of a sudden not working. Yay! Didnt know the gadgets depended on IE

Yes it is true many Gadgets depend on IE (Internet Explorer) to work properly for accessing the Internet. Especially our SevenForums Gadget

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05 Jan 2012   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64

I read all this and what I have is still not working. I have gadgets that monitor the "dollar value" and it works. Other like Oil Price Monitor and Weater Gadget do not. Any ideas? thanks...
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