Disable Gadgets in Windows® 7
What issues occur while disabling gadgets in Windows 7 based system?
Windows 7 is the latest Operating System released by the Microsoft. Windows 7 is bundled with many advanced features and benefits that would help you enjoy good computing experience. With Windows 7 Operating System, you can utilize your processor and other hardware components to the maximum. The gadgets are one of the advanced features of Windows 7 Operating System. A gadget displays information related to entertainment like news, pictures, photos, etc. on the right side of your desktop screen. Gadgets are mini programs which provide all information on a casual look. The users of Windows 7 may easily access the tools with the help of gadgets. In Windows 7 Operating System, the users can move and resize the gadgets in their own way.
Following are the problems that occur, and ways to disable gadgets in Windows 7 based system:
- Local Security Policy
- Control Panel
- Problems while disabling
Local Security Policy
You can disable gadgets in Windows 7 computer through Local Security Policy. Open 'Local Security Policy' by typing 'secpol.msc' in search box. You can click on 'User Configuration'- 'Administrative Templates'- 'Windows Components' and Desktop Gadgets on the left pane of Local Security Policy. Then click on 'Turn off desktop gadgets' in the right pane and click on 'Edit'. Now select on 'Disabled' option to disable the gadgets in Windows 7 based computer.
You can disable gadgets in Windows 7 based computer using Control Panel. This is the easiest method to disable the Gadgets. For disabling, you can click on 'Start' menu, navigate to 'Control Panel' and type in 'features' in Control Panel search box. You can select 'Programs and Features', remove the checkbox from Windows Gadget Platform, and click on 'OK'. Now you can restart the computer for the changes to take effect.
You may face some problems while disabling gadgets in your Windows 7 based computer. This may be due to critical malware threats prevailing in your computer. The presence of malware programs create conflicts or issues in disabling gadgets in Windows 7 computer. You can update your Antivirus program to scan and fix malware issues in the computer. This would help you to disable gadgets in Windows 7 computer.
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