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Luthien23
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NO clock on Win 10

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I have not been able to activate the desktop clock gadget on my new Win 10 machine.

 

I have reset the settings in Control Panel and it has made no difference, even after restarting.

 

I have downloaded and installed Desktop Gadget installer and while I have been able to get the calendar and date to show,

'Add'ing the Clock from the Gadgets doesn't work, although it is shown as being installed on the list.  I actually had it added over two dozen times, but it still didn't show.

 

Not having a desktop clock is a really poor show for a top of the range 64 bit Win10 desktop, especially since it is shown as available in the Control Panel settings.  I have read in one place that this would mean the software is corrupted.  This is all a very poor showing for supposedly top of the range equipment.

 

How can I get my desktop clock to show?  Surely this is not too much to ask of a brand new rig?

 

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iomare
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Hi,

The problem is with the application and not with the computer.

These third party applications can have conflicts with the OS and even the original version of gadgets from win 7 was dicontinued (Microsoft offers app to completely remove from Windows 7). 

 

If you want clock and want to change desktop I think the best option and also most beautiful is to use rainmeter and get skins and "widgets" from devianart.

 

https://www.rainmeter.net/

 

https://rainmeter.deviantart.com/gallery/

 

 

Hope it helps,

David

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@Luthien23,

There is also the program called "8GadgetPack" for WIN 10/8.1/8

It started out as a few gadgets, hence the name, but has grown to 25+ gadgets.

Please read the entire page.  It will assist with the appearance.+

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Hi iomare,

 

Thanks a lot for explaining that, it really helps.

 

I'll check out your suggestions.

 

Regards

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Hey wb2001,

 

Thankyou very much for your suggestion, I'll check it out.

 

I really appreciate your assistance.

 

Best regards

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