Windows 7 Sidebar Missing

Windows 7 Sidebar

Windows 7 Sidebar

Windows 7 sidebar, no more talk about sidebar in windows 7 since it’s not available as sidebar. Therefore, if you are seeing the windows 7 first time after the installation, do not think windows 7 sidebar is missing.  Microsoft realized the sidebar problem with windows vista and they changed it in windows 7. Read more about why you should disable sidebar in windows Vista.
in Windows 7 only gadgets can be seen by users, one shadow bar at right side on your desktop and sometimes top of your files, and irritating users…etc, not in windows 7.

Still, you can see the gadgets in your windows 7 desktop and selecting and adding them. To add gadgets on the desktop, Right click on the desktop and select Gadgets.

Windows 7 Sidebar

Select the gadgets you want to add.  These gadgets can be moved and located anywhere on the desktop.
Each gadgets go separate options you can modify. To get the options of the gadget, just right click on the gadget.

Windows 7 Sidebar Missing

Opacity of Windows 7 Gadgets

Opacity of each gadget can be changed, and when you move the mouse top of it, it comes to 100%. Select opacity from the options to change it.

Windows 7 Sidebar

 

Change Size of Windows 7 Gadgets

Size of gadget, whether small or large can be change by a small arrow next to each gadget.

Windows 7 Sidebar Missing

 

Windows 7 sidebar and gadgets don’t consume memory and processor like windows 7. So it’s a big release for windows 7 users.

Download Latest Gadgets for Windows 7 Sidebar from Microsoft

Find out the Best System Utility Gadgets for Windows 7 Sidebar

 

Remove Windows 7 Sidebar and Gadgets

 

It’s easy; just close the all gadgets from windows 7 desktop. It will close the windows 7 sidebar process also. Next time when you restart the computer, the gadgets you closed will not show up.

 closegadgets

 

Permanently Remove Windows 7 Sidebar and Gadgets

 

To remove windows 7 sidebar and gadgets from your computer, follow the steps.

1) Go to control panel and open ‘Programs and Features’

2) Select ‘Turn Windows features on or off’ on left side as mentioned in below picture.

3) Look for ‘Windows Gadget Platform’ from the list and remove the check box.

Windows 7 Sidebar Missing 

 

4) Once you click OK , it will remove the windows 7 sidebar and gadgets from computer permanently. You can reinstall windows 7 sidebar and gadgets by the same method by marking check box.

5) Restart the computer after the un installation

 Now, Gadgets option cannot be found when you right click on desktop.

 Windows 7 Sidebar