Windows® Gadgets disappear
What are the issues with gadgets disappearing in a Windows system, and its possible causes?
Windows operating system comes with a feature called gadgets. It simplifies user tasks and provides a user-friendly environment. Gadgets put information and fun right on your desktop. They offer you all information at a glance and also provide access to frequently used tools. They provide a user friendly interface, and set or clear status messages from the sidebar. Gadgets help to add more functionality and convenience in a number of ways. They also have the capability to integrate with other programs to offer streamlined interactions. Gadgets offer information at a glance and also provide access to frequently used tools.
Following are the issues with gadgets disappearing in a Windows system, its causes and tips to solve the issues:
- Tips to solve the issues
There can occur several issues when the gadgets disappear in a Windows operating system. A gadget improves system functionality and provides great performance. If a gadget disappears, you would not be able to access the utility and would not get Facebook notifications on to the desktop. Thus, it would drastically affect your system performance.
There are several problems which cause the gadgets to disappear in a Windows-based operating system. If the 'User Account Control' feature is disabled in your system, then it would cause the gadgets to disappear. If the gadget is not properly configured into the operating system, then it would cause the disappearance of gadgets. Due to malware attack, the file associated with the gadget may become corrupt and as a result it can cause the disappearance of gadgets.
For solving the issues, you might reinstall gadgets in your Windows operating system. You need to ensure that the UAC feature in gadget is enabled. You need to open the 'Run' prompt and enter the code ‘%ProgramFiles%Windows Sidebarsidebar.exe/showGadgets’ and press 'Enter'. Then it will restart the gadget process. Thus you can fix the gadget problem. Also ensure that the gadget is compatible with the Windows operating system.
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