Gadgets are no longer available on our website because the Windows Sidebar platform in Windows 7 and Windows Vista has serious vulnerabilities. Gadgets could be exploited to harm your computer, access your computer’s files, show you objectionable content, or change their behavior at any time.
The idea is that an easy-to-use theme that looks like it’s part of Windows will appeal to people that might not ordinarily use Rainmeter”, says the developer of Win10 Widgets.
You can download Win10 Widgets from the tool’s official website for free.
The latest version of the app, 8Gadget Pack Version 20.0 also brings many bug fixes.
Most desktop gadgets work on the Anniversary Update.
However, the Windows Live tiles and Windows Store apps cannot fully replace desktop gadgets, and many users who upgraded to Microsoft’s latest OS still miss desktop widgets.
According to the Redmond giant, desktop gadgets represented a vulnerability that hackers could have used to access users’ computers.
Although desktop gadgets are no longer officially supported by Microsoft, you can still bring them back to your Windows 10 PC using third-party apps.
However, before installing these programs, you should also take into account Microsoft’s words of warning and upgrade your computer’s security defenses.
If you don’t use all the gadgets included in the download package, you can simply delete all the extra gadgets. Currency, Reminder, Drive Info, Drives Meter, Feed Headlines, Glassy CPU Monitor, Google Mail, Mail Checker, Mini Radio, Multi Meter, My Weather, Network Monitor II, Picture Puzzle, Power Status , Slide Show, Sticky Notes Online, Volume Control, Weather and Webradio Sidebar Gadget.
8Gadget Pack includes the following gadgets: 7 Sidebar, Agenda, App Launcher, Calendar, Clipboard, Clock. You can download 8Gadget Pack from the app’s official website for free.
If you still face issues with windows 7 gadgets, it might because of incorrect settings in your Internet Security Zones.