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Windows 7: Gadgets not Displaying Correctly in Windows 7 - Fix

11 Feb 2012   #40
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Blackwolf14 View Post
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I'm afraid that you may have to use the 2.0 version now since it appears to have fixed whatever issue the older version does't work for you.
Ok, thanks.
You're welcome. Sorry the old version will no longer work for you.


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12 Feb 2012   #41
goldencomet

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Thank u very much for this info..... it solved the problem.....
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12 Feb 2012   #42
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Goldencomet.
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23 Feb 2012   #43
Deep Koradia

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks a lot!!!
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23 Feb 2012   #44
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Deep Koradia, and welcome to Seven Forums.
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30 Mar 2012   #45
rspitzer

Windows 7 RC ultimate
 
 

For those of you who these solutions did not work for here is what finally worked for me! I found that if I created a new user account the gadgets worked fine so I knew it was an issue with the account settings. I found the folder where Windows stores the individual sidebar settings and discovered a settings.ini file in \app data\local\microsoft\windows sidebar for the user account. This controls the startup of the sidebar for the user. I terminated sidebar.exe using task manager, moved the file to the desktop (just in case it was needed) and then restarted sidebar (right click desktop and choose gadgets). I had no initial gadgets but when I added gadgets now they worked just fine. I then deleted the settings.ini from my desktop.
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02 Apr 2012   #46
kikks

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
does not work =(

this does not work for me. i have tried all the things that said on the microsoft website and also ran the batch file from this thread, but still my gadgets do not work (default ones disappear/black squares/little white squares, also avast gadget has a pink outline and does not do anything). any ideas?
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02 Apr 2012   #47
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Kikks, and welcome to Seven Forums.

As a test, create a new user account, and see how gadgets work in it.
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02 Apr 2012   #48
kikks

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

thanks,
i created a standard user account with no password on default settings, and the gadgets do not work on it either
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02 Apr 2012   #49
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

If what rspitzer posted above doesn't help, then the only way to fix this may be with a reinstall.
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