How to install Windows 7 gadgets?

Anna Mikhailova
Anna Mikhailova
January 23, 2013
How to install Windows 7 gadgets?

Gadgets in Windows 7 are small gadgets designed for sidebar. They allow you to access the funds that are used most often in seconds. For example, by installing them, the user will have the opportunity to check the weather, exchange rates, view news headlines, videos, music, play mini-games, and much more. But some do not know how to install windows 7 gadgets on your PC. But there is nothing difficult here, the main thing is to follow the instructions below.

Standard Gadget Set

Before you install the gadget in windows 7, you need to click on an empty place of your desktop with the right mouse button. After that, a menu of many items will appear in front of you, select the “gadgets” option from it. Then, a window will open before you, in which a small collection of gadgets will be presented. The standard set includes: clock, slide show, Windows Media, currency, weather, calendar, CPU indicator, puzzle, and news feed headlines.

You will need to select one of them and double-click on its icon with the left mouse button.You can also drag it to the desktop by clicking the right mouse button. After that, you probably have a question: where to install windows 7 gadgets? And here it is recommended to place them on the side of the right side of the desktop. Thus, it will be convenient for you to use them. But, if you wish to place them anywhere in the desktop, it will be possible to do so. It will only be necessary to move the cursor over the gadget and move it to the place that you think is most acceptable.

Custom gadget types

If you are interested in how to install gadgets in windows 7 of the original look, then you will need to download them first from the Internet. To do this, you will need to open a window with a set of standard mini-applications and in the lower right corner click on the "find gadgets on the Internet" button. After that you will get access to new gadgets that you need to download. Usually the file with them goes in resolution .gadget.

After downloading, you will need to double-click it to launch it. Then a window will open. It will need to click on "Install". The installation takes less than a minute, after it you can transfer any downloaded applications to the desktop, and then place them in a convenient place for you.

By following such a simple recommendation, you can decorate your desktop with useful and functional gadgets. They will surely please you and become your assistants.