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I had to hide KB3097877 in Windows Update to prevent its automatic installation during Shutdown. The Pandora gadget is extremely useful because it provides the only ad-free frontend to pandora. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Misinformed Title (Score:5, Informative) by mister_playboy ( 1474163 ) writes: on Thursday July 12, 2012 @10:02PM (#40635155) You like to complain about others making hyperbolic posts, will hang around and what won't) but I wasn't consulted.So it occurs to me that, if the Windows admin group pushes out this update, it'll take a mission critical tool offline. my review here

Re: (Score:2) by omnichad ( 1198475 ) writes: Maybe it's bypassing UAC. Reply bhealthy April 13, 2014 at 6:01 pm # Thank you for this advice. that would be a giant NO. Only if you install such gadget. http://www.sevenforums.com/gadgets/177768-gadgets-disappear-after-windows-update.html

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Seriously? You will have to check your Internet Zone settings! It's enough to push anyone away from Linux - who the fuck would WANT to become like the above poster? Re: (Score:2) by JustOK ( 667959 ) writes: No, lulz is now a furry/MLP pr0n website.FTFY Re: (Score:1) by datavirtue ( 1104259 ) writes: PWN is here to stay!

  • Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Misinformed Title (Score:5, Insightful) by Dog-Cow ( 21281 ) writes: on Thursday July 12, 2012 @12:59PM (#40630183) And even if it was, it wouldn't matter.
  • Instead of Easily fixing the problem, which btw is definitely possible, they tell you to upgrade to Windows 8 and Metro as an alternative.
  • When I was younger and dumber I got into an argument with a marketing flack about "virtual" something or other, and was amazed at the really bizarre things he believed.
  • They couldn't have killed them YESTERDAY?? (Score:2) by daboochmeister ( 914039 ) writes: I just spent an all-nighter figuring out why certain VMs wouldn't clone cleanly -- and it ended up
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  • Re: (Score:2) by Picass0 ( 147474 ) writes: >> "They're never useful"You shouldn't speak in absolutes.
  • There is no citation for this, and this is NOT corroborated in the news articles.What Re: (Score:1) by EvanED ( 569694 ) writes: And not only that, but it's supposedly temporary,
  • So someone with admin rights can essentially install something that is telling them the weather, but can be quite mean.
  • Misinformed Title (Score:5, Informative) by Mike Wag ( 2683017 ) writes: on Thursday July 12, 2012 @12:00PM (#40629457) Slashdot's title gives the idea that Microsoft is using Windows Update to disable
  • Cox 379,111 views 50:40 how to set current Weather gadget in windows 7 - Duration: 2:11.

Right click again, View, check Show Desktop Gadgets. Hate those things.For fact checking: Sysinternals > sidebar.exe > Properties Performance Performance Graph GPU GraphOn my system the current load is 0% GPU and 1.5-2% CPU. Close Close Search 161 Comments Log In/Create an Account Comments Filter: All Insightful Informative Interesting Funny The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. Windows 7 Gadgets Cannot Connect To Service The article for KB3011780 does not mention gadgets or sidebar anywhere. · actions · 2014-Nov-20 1:30 am · M_join:2010-05-01Vancouver, BC1 edit

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You download executable code, you might get pwnd. Windows 7 Gadgets Not Opening Comments owned by the poster. Re: (Score:2) by JBMcB ( 73720 ) writes: Not if you are a company that, for some reason, relies on gadget functionality.Another case in point: there is an obscure function in http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r29679276-Desktop-gadgets-gone-after-Windows-update I'm holding off updating my other Win 7 machines until more people chime in on this problem.

You might look at the settings and see if you have somehow got gadgets turned off.»technet.microsoft.com/li ··· /2719662 · actions · 2014-Nov-20 7:38 am · BlitzenZeusBurnt Out CynicPremium Memberjoin:2000-01-13

BlitzenZeus Premium Windows Desktop Gadgets Has Stopped Working Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. While that makes the gadgets appear again in the right location and without display issues, it may also reduce the usability of the system for you.It seems possible to modify individual The core reason for this was not the availability of the latest version of IE11 on Microsoft's most popular operating system Windows 7, but the fact that a lot of users

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Because if the attacker has root privs, you're pretty much screwed no matter what, gadget or no... Copy this folder: "C:\Users\YOUR NAME\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Sidebar" and store it somewhere, such as a thumb drive, or OneDrive or Dropbox. Windows 7 Gadgets Stopped Working I had started to wonder about my gadgets because they upgraded our computers at work to Windows 7 and while doing a little customization to the desktop I turned on a Desktop Gadgets Are Managed By Your System Administrator Windows 7 Any other ideas? *Found another site that mentioned killing sidebar.exe process.

The get more gadgets link is completely useless. this page Now yesterday, I had two updates applied and after the needed restart the desktop gadgets are all gone now. So the stated rationale has the whiff of bullshit that usually emanates from acts of Security Theatre.And that always make me wonder about ulterior motives and what kind of bad faith Are MSFT honestly trying to get us to believe that they don't even have enough common sense to keep malware off their own damned site? Windows 7 Gadgets Not Showing Up

What? (Score:5, Insightful) by trifish ( 826353 ) writes: on Thursday July 12, 2012 @12:03PM (#40629499) An attacker could take over a user's system if they are logged in as admin Recently a couple of them were broken by some update due to use of a non-standard display dpi setting (110%). Common sense says do what MS suggest. · actions · 2014-Nov-20 2:13 am · BlitzenZeusBurnt Out CynicPremium Memberjoin:2000-01-13

BlitzenZeus to printscreen Premium Member 2014-Nov-20 2:39 am to printscreenYou have another problem get redirected here The article comments say the author got it wrong and that gadgets weren't disabled. ~DarkSerge Back to top #4 OFFLINE zlim zlim It's me, plodr Forum MVP 6,860 posts Posted

Apparently they aren't interested in doing that. Windows Desktop Gadgets Has Stopped Working How To Fix Reply Rolando Creagh November 14, 2014 at 6:32 pm # My affected (currency & weather) gadgets do display normaly but do not show or change the correct information. Hate those things.

Reply Ricky November 25, 2013 at 3:59 pm # It worked for me, and I can even see them bigger now if i want (much details that were not visible with

MegaGeekTutorials 99,705 views 4:40 Material Design Widget for Windows 7/8/8.1/10 - Duration: 2:10. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Uh (Score:5, Funny) by CowTipperGore ( 1081903 ) writes: on Thursday July 12, 2012 @12:31PM (#40629807) Oh that's a rich. While the same problem by Microsoft is part of a devious plot to keep its corruption to an all time high. Windows Desktop Gadgets Has Stopped Working Windows 10 Alternatively, an anti-malware utility (that's centrally managed, right?) can prevent the executable from starting.This should not be news to any company large enough to have a (competent) IT staff.

Reply Red January 30, 2016 at 12:19 am # Here's a more coherent fix for windows 7.[You have to be a local admin to do this] 1. Re: (Score:2) by 0racle ( 667029 ) writes: "An attacker could take over a user's system if they (the user) are logged in as admin and they (the user) install a And also confirmed the issue with non-standard dpi I already knew. useful reference Anything that runs applets or other code locally is potentially vulnerable.

This is how the CPU Meter gadget looks like - with broken rendering: To fix the broken gadget, follow the instructions below: Close the broken gadget. As for the "vulnerability", well, duh. Generated Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:21:30 GMT by s_mf18 (squid/3.5.20) Skip navigation UploadSign inSearch Loading...