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How Do I Manage Gadgets in Windows® 7

February 15, 2012  |  Difficulty: Easy

How to manage the gadgets within the Microsoft Windows® 7 operating system.

The Microsoft® Windows Vista® and Windows® 7 operating systems conveniently provides an application bar in the right pane of the desktop. You can display gadgets there such as clocks, the weather, a calendar, etc. This feature is the same as any other ; some may like it, while others may not. In this article,  read the information about managing, disabling, and adding or removing these gadgets. Follow the instructions below to learn how to manage the gadgets within the Microsoft Windows® 7 operating system.

Managing gadgets:

  1. Go to “Start > Control Panel > Appearence and Personalization”.
  2. Click on the “Desktop Gadgets”option.
  3. The Gadget Gallery will open and you can manage them from there.
  1. Double-click on the gadget to add it to the desktop.
  2. Click on the “Get more gadgets online” link to obtain more of them.
  3. To remove the gadget from the desktop, place the mouse cursor on the gadget on the desktop to display the sidebar. Then, click on the “Close” button.
  4. To display the settings,  place the mouse cursor on the gadget on the desktop to display the sidebar. Then, click on the “Options” button.
  5. Close the gadget gallery.

Tips and Tricks:

  • To display your gadgets at any time, press “Win Key + space” on your keyboard.

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