Windows 7 - How to add gadgets to your desktop

December 2016

Under Windows 7, that the Gadgets sidebar is directly acessible (which is the case for Windows Vista).
However, this feature hasn't been banned and is very simple to add new gadgets on your desktop.
  • Start by making a right click on an empty area of the desktop, then choose Gadgets,
  • A new window shall open, double click on a gadget or drag it to the desktop.

Related :

This document entitled « Windows 7 - How to add gadgets to your desktop » from CCM ( is made available under the Creative Commons license. You can copy, modify copies of this page, under the conditions stipulated by the license, as this note appears clearly.