How to install gadgets on Windows 7 and Vista


The archives uploaded on oformi.net website, you can find gadgets that are installed automatically. This is usually a single file running which the application installs by itself, and will appear on the Windows desktop.

However, if the archive will contain also a folder with another folder or any files in it that the installation would proceed the following way:
1. Take the folder from the archive and move it to the directory C: / Program Files / Windows Sidebar / Gadgets
2. Right-click on the desktop and select "Gadgets"
3. Find your newly installed gadget and drag it to the desktop.

How do I install gadgets on Windows 8?
If you would like to install gadgets on Windows 8, you must download and install 8GadgetPack tool.
After that, every gadget designed for Windows 7 and Windows Vista can be installed the same way like with the above mentioned OS.