Monday, October 8, 2012

How to Restore the Default Windows 7 Gadgets

1. Open the Control Panel (category view), then click on Appearance & Personalization. (See screenshot below)
2. Click the 'Restore desktop gadgets installed with Windows' button as highlighted in the second image. (See screenshot below)
3. This will bring up the Desktop Gadgets window with a message stating 'All Windows and administrator installed gadgets have been restored' (See screenshot below)

4. When finished, just close the Desktop Gadgets and Control Panel windows.
That's all there is to it