Windows 7 news gadget not updating

With the FB Explorer gadget, you can check for notifications on Facebook, have a look on friend activity, comment and like items in your news feed and much more right from the gadget.

As FB Explorer is not a standalone application and a Windows desktop gadget, therefore it does not come as an executable file.

Gadgets are simple mini desktop applications which provide useful information right on top of our desktop wallpaper.

One may use these gadgets to work with frequently used things like clock, media player, CPU usage monitor, RSS reader etc.

Machines running Ryzen, Kaby Lake and other new processors will have to upgrade to Windows 10.

Microsoft has released a Windows lifecycle fact sheet to clarify the situation.

Shkatov and Kohlenberg’s talk, entitled “We have you by the gadgets”, threatens to expose various attack vectors against gadgets, how malicious gadgets can be created, and the flaws they have found in published gadgets.

To authenticate your account and to access to the gadget you need to press that button and allow the application access via browser.

Click on the plus symbol on the top right to see all available gadgets.

Here you can add a gadget to your desktop by double-clicking on it.

The options of the clock gadget allow you to enable the second hand or to change the timezone. Here I copied the installer file and then the name of the file.

Clipboarder will display everything you copy to the clipboard.

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