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Windows 7: Desktop gadgets always 'on top' after Windows Update

03 Oct 2019   #21
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali
 
 

Tryin' a bunch of non-working stumbles!


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03 Oct 2019   #22
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Marty McFly View Post
I haven't installed any Windows updates for the last three years, after the horrors of 2016 (forced install of Windows 10, nagging, telemetry, etc)


Anyway, a few days ago I heard about two critical security updates released over the past few years, and thought I had better install them:


kb4012212 - to fix the EternalBlue threat

kb4499175 - to fix the BlueKeep threat


However, since I did this, my desktop gadgets are now appearing 'on top' of some of my applications.


Can anyone help?
I'm trying to, two, too, but you are FIGHTING ME!
Better yet, why don't you run these tools from my OneDrive and I'll show you the problem, OK, YES

Tools run in order please, if there is a prompt, please follow it. AutoSURT64, i the CBS folder is greater that 8 MB remove the cab files and upload as a zip, rar or 7zip please.

sfc /scannow
sfcfix.exe by Nimiro, my Windows Update Professor
AutoSURT64.exe, M$ System Update Readiness Tool x64, (SURTx64) recompiled by me.
Last resort Repair Install/In Place Upgrade, piece of cake, doin' 2 AWS (as we speak) YES
OR, Click link below, my OneDrive WU Tools, find match download, run, please.
Windows Update Tools

Bill
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04 Oct 2019   #23
Marty McFly

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Sorry Bill but I find you almost impossible to understand. Thanks for trying to help anyway.
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04 Oct 2019   #24
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali
 
 

OK how about trying to uninstall the gadgets and reinstall them?
Do you know how? NO
Quite often, if an update causes issues, reinstalling the application (gadgets in this instance) may resolve the problem)
Do you know what EventViewer or the logs generated therefrom are?
No
Is that understandable enough.
Would you like me to try and help you?
Yes
No
I don't have a problem with explaining at any level, just let me try to help you, that's all.

I don't provide my time here, for free, to argue with someone whom requested our (SevenForums Members) FREE assistance.

Ultimately a REPAIR INSTALL will fix it. I usually don't need to go there, or I determine very quickly that WE need to.

Comprendo Senor!

Help you?
Yes
No
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04 Oct 2019   #25
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali
 
 

If you haven't jet determined so, I'm borderline Anti-Social!
Machines and I get along GREAT
People, well . . .
Need help, be nice, do what I request, & I'll be happy to break it down to 0 or 1 if need be. Work with me and We will fix it and you will have a better understanding, no matter what level, of your computer and Windows OS. Hopefully!

Bill
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05 Oct 2019   #26
Marty McFly

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Snick View Post
If you haven't jet determined so, I'm borderline Anti-Social!
Machines and I get along GREAT
People, well . . .
OK, I do appreciate you trying to help!


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Snick View Post
OK how about trying to uninstall the gadgets and reinstall them?
Do you know how? NO
LOL, what's with all the "no"s and "yes"s?


I do know how to reinstall the gadgets, and I have just tried that and that didn't work sadly.





Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Snick View Post

Do you know what EventViewer or the logs generated therefrom are?
No
You're correct, I don't know anything about EventViewer!
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05 Oct 2019   #27
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali
 
 

OK here we go Marty McFlyTurn off Windows Gadget Platform to disable Windows 7 ...


Click
type windows features
click on Turn windows features on or off
wait while Win7 generates features list
uncheck windows gadget platform
restart
Click
type windows features
click on Turn windows features on or off
wait while Win7 generates features list
check windows gadget platform
restart

Work? Maybe?
Yes, No
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05 Oct 2019   #28
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali
 
 

Google is your Unlimited Encyclopedia!

What Is Windows Event Viewer, and How Can I Use It?

Bill
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05 Oct 2019   #29
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali
 
 

No and Yes are the answer choices to the Posed Question!

Like
True False
Yes No
If Then
Do While
Do Until

Computer programming thinking process?
Yes or No?
Answer: YES!

Bill
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