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Windows 7: Gadgets!!

19 Apr 2010   #1
mjwilson94

Window 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 
Gadgets!!

Whenever I download a gadget and double click it nothing happens.. I can open the Gadget menu on the desktop and use windows default gadgets but can seem to install any of my own that have been downloaded! I have turned UAC on and off. Tried putting the gadget into the gadget folder. Have also tried adding the AllowElevatedProcess
to the registry in Windows Sidebar but still no look.
Please help me!




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19 Apr 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Are you copying the folder to shell:gadgets?

What gadgets are you trying? Try the SF gadget for testing: https://www.sevenforums.com/attachmen...v2.5-final.zip
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20 Apr 2010   #3
mjwilson94

Window 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

Ok thanks it worked for the seven forums i will try for other gadgets..


Ok right i tried to install

https://www.sevenforums.com/attachmen...tempgadget.zip

When i extract it to desktop and place in the same specified folder nothing seems to appear on the gadget menu when right clicking on the desktop and clicking gadgets!

HELP
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20 Apr 2010   #4
DocBrown

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjwilson94 View Post
Ok thanks it worked for the seven forums i will try for other gadgets..


Ok right i tried to install

https://www.sevenforums.com/attachmen...tempgadget.zip

When i extract it to desktop and place in the same specified folder nothing seems to appear on the gadget menu when right clicking on the desktop and clicking gadgets!

HELP

Unzipping them onto the desktop is not a good place. Created a folder on one of your hard drives called UnZipped. Then create subfolders in UnZipped for each different gadget that you want to install. Then try installing them from the subfolders.


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21 Apr 2010   #5
mjwilson94

Window 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

Still no luck with this guys! Its really starting too annoy me now.
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21 Apr 2010   #6
mjwilson94

Window 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 
Installing gadget

No matter what i try i cant seem to install any new gadgets. When i double click nothing appears or anything. I tried allowing elevated process in registry. Tried copying gadget to the gadget folder but still nothing.

PLEASE JUST HELP! ill give rep to anybody who helps.
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21 Apr 2010   #7
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Try disabling your anti-virus. Then download a new copy of the gadget, and run it.
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21 Apr 2010   #8
mjwilson94

Window 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

Still no look with this :/
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21 Apr 2010   #9
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Just to make sure, you're double-clicking on the .gadget file, and nothing is happening?

Has it always been this way, or did this just recently arise?
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21 Apr 2010   #10
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Have you un checked Show desktop gadgets, under View form the desktop context menu? That will stop the sidebar.exe process, and go back and re enable it, then try.

Or how about this?
Gadgets - Turn On or Off
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