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But because it is an important development, I decided to post about it, albeit late.Gadgets are no longer available on the Microsoft website because the Windows Sidebar platform in Windows 7 and Windows Vista has serious vulnerabilities.Gadgets could be exploited to harm your computer, access your computer’s files, show you objectionable content, or change their behavior at any time.An attacker could even use a gadget to take complete control of your PC.Microsoft has officially killed the Windows Gadgets feature of Windows 7 and Windows Vista, following the discovery of a major security flaw in the Windows Sidebar.Introduced in Windows Vista, the Sidebar and its associated Gadgets functionality was supposed to make users' lives easier.

According to Net Market Share’s March 2017 data, only 0.72% of machines are still running Vista – far fewer than its much-loved predecessor Windows XP, which still runs on 7.44% of PCs even though Microsoft stopped supporting it in 2014.Suggestions made and opinions expressed by him here are his personal one's and not of his current employers. Users of Windows 7 Desktop Gadgets may be aware of this, but since I did not use Gadgets on Windows 7, when I came across this bit of news today, it was new to me.An attacker who successfully exploited a Gadget vulnerability could run arbitrary code in the context of the current user.If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker could take complete control of the affected system.