Microsoft Gadgets are lightweight single-purpose applications, or software
widgets, that can sit on a Microsoft Windows user's computer desktop, or are
Gadgets are no longer available on our website because the Windows Sidebar
platform in Windows 7 and Windows Vista has serious vulnerabilities. Microsoft ...
Jul 11, 2012 ... Rather than fix vulnerabilities with Gadgets and the Sidebar in Windows Vista
and Windows 7, Microsoft is advising users to disable the ...
Introduced in Window Vista and discarded in Windows 8, Microsoft decided that
these tools were not required in the era of live tiles, and so gadgets were ...
Oct 17, 2011 ... Even though Microsoft withdrew official support for Gadgets on Windows 7, they'
re still a great way to always have useful information at hand.
Oct 12, 2012 ... Microsoft discontinued gadget support because it said it wanted to focus on "the
exciting possibilities of the newest version of Windows.
Jul 12, 2012 ... Microsoft hasn't issued a security patch to fix the vulnerability. They're suggesting
you completely nuke your Windows Sidebar and Gadgets.
Oct 27, 2011 ... Microsoft used to maintain a Desktop Gadget Gallery that showcased quite a few
gadgets for users interested in using them. However, in ...
All CPU Meter is the most popular and sought-after gadget on our website and
also in the Microsoft desktop gadgets gallery. This gadget shows your processor
Jul 12, 2012 ... benfrog writes "Microsoft has taken the unusual step of killing the Windows
Gadgets feature completely via a security update. According to an ...