Many users will strongly advise against the continued use of gadgets due to security concerns.»support.microsoft.com/kb/2719662»nakedsecurity.··· gadgets/I use the "Accu Mini-Forecast" Gadget, and a number of other gadgets still, but it is a personal choice.» The most similar to the original MS Weather Gadget may be the "MSN Weather Gadget 184.108.40.206".I can upload the .gadget file here in a if you like the look of it.Instead, feeds are pulled directly from your Internet Explorer Feed Subscriptions. Hi , the weather gadget doesn't update anymore , i tried deleting the file in the %localappdata%\Microsoft\Windows Live\Services\Cache\weather and in the %localappdata%\microsoft\Windows Sidebar folder but it still won't update.Yup, the same thing happened to me at my work desktop and home desktop/laptop (both). My ticker and news feed are not updating, despite me logging out, clearing my cache, trying different browsers, et cetera.
They’re suggesting you completely nuke your Windows Sidebar and Gadgets.
Although it’s not as robust as Google Reader, it’s good enough for keeping track of just a few feeds real-time which can be handy for news sites or groovy Post! First, let’s bring the gadget to the visible desktop. You can select to display all of your subscribed IE feeds or just one of your favorites. It’s sleek, its minimalist, and it keeps you updated.
🙂 Unlike the gadget from Windows Vista, the new Feed Reader does not manage its own list of RSS feeds.
It will change the value of this registry key: Shyam aka “Captain Jack” is a Microsoft MVP alumnus and a Windows Enthusiast with an interest in Advanced Windows troubleshooting.
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