1.    11 Jun 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jun 2017
    Posts : 1
    windows 10

    desktop gadgets do not load on windows start-up


    Hello,

    Since about a couple of days ago, every time I start windows, it does not load the desktop gadgets automatically. To temporarily solve this, I have to type "desktop gadgets" in "Search the web and Windows", then click on "Desktop gadgets", the desktop gadgets windows pop-sup and then my two gadgets show up. They are the Slide Show and the Chameleon Weather. These used to load automatically at windows start-up, but now they don't. I have Windows 10 Home. Please help.
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  2.    12 Jun 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Caledon, Ontario, Canada
    Posts : 3,934
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703

    Hi lauraa. Welcome to the TenForums @lauraa

    It's likely you went through a major upgrade, likely Creators Update. I'm not 100% sure. You should be able to see your history in Settings, Update & security, update history.

    Please have a look at these two threads.

    Desktop gadgets

    Windows 10 sidebar calendar and gadgets


    Ken
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  3.    14 Jun 2017 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 936
    Windows 8.1, Win10Pro

    8gadgetpack just recently had an update to version 23. So, if you were using an older version, you need to download and install the updated version.
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