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windows vista gadgets have disappeared

Posted on 2008-10-13
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I had a number of gadgets installed on my desktop.
Now when I reboot no gadgets are shown at all.
How can I get them back?
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Question by:Rogerianus
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From Control Panel. Click on Appearance an Personalization link.
Click on Windows Sidebar Properties.
Select the check box of Start Sidebar when Windows starts.

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Thanks Shmoid!
I have my gadgets back.  I just wonder why they disappeared because I never touched that control panel setting!
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Thanks for the grade. Not sure what might have turned it off. Perhaps an automatic update?
 
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