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Gadgets

  1. #1


    Posts : 14
    windows 7 and 8

    Gadgets


    Is it ok and safe to run the old style win 7 gadgets under win 8 ??? There is a popular 8 pack that I have downloaded and used b-4 but I am not sure if I should install on a new win 8 computer that I just got..... What do you advise???
    thanks
    tom

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  2. #2


    I've been running 8 Gadget pack since day one. Works fine for me and is safe. The one in the link is the one you want.

    8GadgetPack - Gadgets for Windows 8 / 8.1
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  3. #3


    Posts : 220
    Windows 8.1 Pro X64


    I've been using the 8GadgetPack from 8GadgetPack - Gadgets for Windows 8 / 8.1 on Windows 8.1 for quite some time with absolutely no problem.

    If you also want to have the old style Windows 7 games then go here:- Microsoft Games for Windows 8 v1.2 - Video Dailymotion
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  4. #4


    Posts : 143
    Windows 8.1


    I have this annoying issue with 8gadgegts. The gadgets disappear when I use wind+d or the show taskbar button. It shouldn't work this way. I want to view the taskbar because of the gadgets to begin with... Can I change this behavior?
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  5. #5


    Quote Originally Posted by avada View Post
    I have this annoying issue with 8gadgegts. The gadgets disappear when I use wind+d or the show taskbar button. It shouldn't work this way. I want to view the taskbar because of the gadgets to begin with... Can I change this behavior?
    I emailed the guy that writes the software but he says that he can't do nothing about that, on an older version Win+D would leave the gadgets on screen, sometimes Win+M will just minimise all windows and leave gadgets on screen but for some reason it doesn't always work
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