Gadgets from Gadgets Gallery will not load onto Desktop screen

I've no idea what I'm doing wrong, but when I open the Gadget Gallery to add Gadgets to screen - I cannot get any of them to load (eg) Calendar, Weather, Currency and CPU Meter.

Going spare, anyone able to enlighten me - please..!?
 

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Last updated February 27, 2018 Views 64 Applies to:
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Hello Peter,

Part of the problem is that gadgets are no longer supported in Windows 7 - they've been replaced by apps a la Windows 8. Some info that might help you out can be found here:

 

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/downloads/personalize/gadgets .

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/products/features/gadgets .

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

 

Let me know if this helps you out.

 

Regards,

BearPup

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