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Vista Sidebar 'Add Gadgets' window changed - Vista Home Premium


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#1 langey

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Posted 31 December 2008 - 11:11 AM

Here we go.

For christmas i recieved a laptop with vista home premium on it. I was really impressed with the sidebar until one day it dissappeared. With a little help, I managed to restore it. Now, however, when i try to add a gadget, instead of the black window i got previously, i get a blue window with my currently installed gadgets on it. How can I change it back?

All help greatly appreciated, Langey.

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 01 January 2009 - 11:11 AM

You might try this repair:

Windows Vista - Windows Sidebar Repair - Reinstall (MVP Daniel Martin)

Click Start, All Programs, Accessories, right-click Command Prompt and
select "Run as administrator".

Type these commands one by one:

Regsvr32 atl.dll [enter]
Regsvr32 "%ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\sbdrop.dll" [enter]
Regsvr32 "%ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\wlsrvc.dll" [enter]

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