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Windows 7: latest win 7 update killed all my gadgets

11 Nov 2015   #1

win 7 64 bit
latest win 7 update killed all my gadgets

i had 14 updates hit me last night when i powered down and now today none of my gadgets work. i even tried re downloading them and soon as they try to initialize they get shut down . its almost like microsoft put somthing in to kill gadget use . which pisses me off. is anyone else having this problem and is there a fix . any help would be very much appreciated.. thank you

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11 Nov 2015   #2

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

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11 Nov 2015   #3

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

I posted this in another thread.

KB3097877 Cause sidebar/gadgets to stop working. (actually they never start)

and you`ll get a lovely pop up :)

Just uninstall it.

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11 Nov 2015   #4
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot

Installed KB3097877 last night. No problems with gadgets.

Don't know why...
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11 Nov 2015   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

KB3097877 played hell with Realtek Audio on both computers. (Asus Motherboards)
Remove the KB and then Hide it and the audio is back the way it should be.
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11 Nov 2015   #6

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Realtek audio is the devils den hee-hee :)
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