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How to manually Remove Win7 Gadgets in Win8?

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    Windows 8 (64-bit)

    How to manually Remove Win7 Gadgets in Win8?


    Greetings...

    I just upgraded from Win 7 to Win 8 Pro (64-bit) and everything went fine but there is something that it's annoying me.

    Somehow I'm getting some gadget errors every time my PC is booting up.

    As you all know Win8 doesn't support gadgets anymore and somehow I'm stuck now with Windows 7 gadgets trying to start in Windows 8.

    Is there an easy way to eliminate those gadgets?

    Right now I could go to Task Manager ---> Start Up and disable the gadgets but I would like to do a full removal instead.

    - Thanks in Advance -

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    Welcome to Windows Eight Forums. You can remove the gadgets from \User\Appdata\Local\Microsoft\Windows Sidebar\Gadgets
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    Posts : 9
    Windows 8 (64-bit)


    Outstanding! Thank You!
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