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Windows 7: Gadgets wont start build 7000 x64

07 Feb 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Build 7600 RTM)
Gadgets wont start build 7000 x64

I have done the trick to enable gadgets with UAC turned off and I can get into the gadgets screen but when I click to add a gadget nothing happens. I have tried downloading a few and none would start!

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07 Feb 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64

Have you tried to enable UAC again to see if they are still working with it on?
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07 Feb 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Build 7600 RTM)

Yes I have tried that they still wont work!!
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07 Feb 2009   #4

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit

Have you by any chance unchecked Show Desktop Items ? :)

Must be checked in order to show gadgets and icons.

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07 Feb 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Build 7600 RTM)

Yes how stupid of me! I had it unchecked as I am using objectdock so didnt need to see the desktop icons! Thanks for the help its working great now!
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