A gadget that you downloaded from the Internet does not appear in the Windows Sidebar in Windows Vista

A gadget that you downloaded from the Internet does not appear in the Windows Sidebar in Windows Vista

Article ID : 930100
Last Review : January 8, 2007
Revision : 1.0

SYMPTOMS

In Windows Vista, a gadget that you downloaded from the Internet may appear to be installed correctly. However, the gadget does not appear in the Windows Sidebar as expected.

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CAUSE

This issue occurs if the gadget does not support a language that is in the list of preferred languages for the current user.

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STATUS

This behavior is by design.

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MORE INFORMATION

If a language for the gadget is not installed, the gadget does not appear in the Windows Sidebar. Typically, this issue occurs when the Japanese, French, or German version of Windows Vista is installed.

To help resolve this issue, ask the gadget developer to supply the language for the gadget.

Note You may be able to resolve this issue by installing a language pack that includes a language that matches the language in the gadget. For more information about how to install more languages, see Windows Help and Support.

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APPLIES TO
• Windows Vista Home Basic
• Windows Vista Home Premium
• Windows Vista Ultimate
• Windows Vista Business
• Windows Vista Enterprise
• Windows Vista Starter

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