You write you tried things but didn't reveal which you tried.
I am trying to use the windows 7 desktop calendar but it only shows a blank face when installed. Will this gadget work on 64 bit version. I have searched and tried many solutions without sucess.
The solutions I have tried to date are as follows : Turn off / restart / turn on - Windows Gadget Platform in cotrol panel, Microsoft Fix It # 50617 and 50618, tried to resore a previous version of calendar in file properties without sucess, and a fix to add a script file ( .DLL I think ) using the command prmpt in run. I was working on my Tax Return in Turbo Tax during this period and did not keep details of what I tried, sorry. I need more info on how to proceed with Popeye's solution step by step. Thanks for the help. Steve
PS : calendar worked when I first activated it. additional System Info : Windows 7 Professional 64 bit SP1 with IE9 on a Dell Studio EPS sx8100-2777NBC with Intel i7-870 2.93GHz ,8MB Cache.
All levels of skill arrive here. How to stop a service or task is sadly something we have to learn about or risk spending bucks at repair counters or phone support. I can't tell what step needs more explanation. If all of them I suggest you talk with those that you get support from, for a little extra help first hand.
"Stop sidebar.exe and use regedit to delete the following key. You must have administrator privileges.
Sorry but for me that's pretty clear but I'm someone that writes apps. Tell a little more about what you need to know.
I just fixed this problem on my machine 3 minutes ago by uninstalling the IE9 update that was released. I then rebooted my machine and added the calendar gadget back to the desktop and everything was working great! I have never posted to a thread like this, but given how much I attempted to troubleshoot this problem I felt I needed to register and post I am running windows 7, 64 bit, core i7. To uninstall IE9 (reverting back to IE8) follow these steps:
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