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Windows 7: Quick question regarding gadgets

03 Mar 2010   #1

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Quick question regarding gadgets

Quick question

When i have a gadget on my desktop everytime i mouse over it i get the little side buttons come up like:


Is there anyway i can diable this like a "lock" function so i dont have to see these annoying little boxes everytime?

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03 Mar 2010   #2
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello mikamika, welcome to Seven Forums!

I don't use them in Windows 7 but have a look at this tutorial and all the "related tutorials" listed at the bottom of the tutorial; at the link below.

Be sure to keep us informed as to what you find out.

Gadgets - Customize
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03 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Hi mikamika,

Unfortunately, the gadget control overlay cannot be disabled. Hope it doesn't drive you too crazy!

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03 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Yea there is no way to disable it, I remember when I first got Win 7, and I was wondering the same thing how to like lock them, because those side options that show up on hover are annoying.
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