Need and Tips To Uninstall Gadget From Windows® 7
What is the need to uninstall gadget from Windows 7? Offer
tips to do the same.
In the Windows 7 Operating system, gadgets are a way to keep track of many things without having a full application open like calendar, the current weather, playing music etc. Gadgets in Windows 7 could be placed anywhere on the desktop. The biggest issue that arises with the gadget is the lack of support by third parties. Some of the good Windows 7 gadgets would help to enhance your system security and privacy by keeping track of your computer in real time. These gadgets are able to show critical system information on your desktop so that you could keep track of your computer with a glance. Windows 7 gadgets are not made for boring things like security and privacy. They are designed to spice up the operating system performance by giving quick access to functionality. If you feel those gadgets are not good or not useful, you need to remove them from the desktop or uninstall from your system. In addition, if you want to use a different gadget-enabled platform, you need to disable Windows 7 gadgets.
Following are tips to uninstall gadget from your Windows 7 Operating system:
- Remove Gadget
- Uninstall Gadget
- Disable Gadget
In order to remove the gadget from the desktop, you need to position the mouse pointer in the upper-right corner of the gadget. If you see the 'Close' button, you need to press it. Otherwise, you could use 'View Gadgets' dialog box by clicking on the gadget that you want to remove and then clicking the 'Remove' Button. The gadget being removed from the desktop does not uninstall itself from your system.
In order to uninstall the gadget, you need to go to the Gadgets Gallery window by right clicking the desktop and choosing Gadgets. By right-clicking the 'Gadget' thumbnail, you could choose 'Uninstall' from the shortcut menu. Otherwise, you need to press the 'Start' button and type gadgets in the Instant Search field. Then you need to select 'Desktop Gadgets' to open the Gadget Gallery. If you want to uninstall it, you need to right-click the gadget and select the 'Uninstall' option.
In order to disable all gadgets from the Windows 7 desktop, you need to press the 'Start' button and type Features in the Instant Search box. Then you need to select 'Turn Windows Features on or off' in the search results. You need to clear the check box next to Windows Gadget Platform. Finally, click on the 'Ok' button to turn off the Windows gadget feature.
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