Cannot add desktop gadgets after installing Windows update.

Original title: My Windows 7 Ultimate was just updated (again) and the gadgets disappeared from the screen.  How/where do I get them back?  I really want calendar and clock back Yesterday!!

I have attempted to right click on the desktop/per the instructions on line/ and got nothing in return.  I still cannot drag my gadget of choice to the desktop.

 

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Last updated February 27, 2018 Views 621 Applies to:
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Hi,

Try the methods in the following article and check the status of the issue.

Windows 7 gadgets may not work or be displayed correctly.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2515657

 

Also, create a new user account and check if the issue appears. Refer method 3 in my previous post for the procedures.

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