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Weather widget for Win 8.1 desktop?

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Is there the equivalent of a weather widget (from Win 7) for the Win 8.1 desktop?
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You could follow the instructions at the following page to install (Windows-7 like) gadgets to your Windows 8.1 desktop:

http://www.howtogeek.com/178869/how-to-add-gadgets-back-to-windows-8.1/ >

Gadgets download link:

http://8gadgetpack.net/ >
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After a bit of a struggle with getting the "Install As Administrator" business to work (it turns out it's not necessary from what I can tell) in the Windows Explorer context menu, I got the gadgets installed. Thanks.
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Great! :-)
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