Windows news gadget not updating
(IV) Sometimes, switching Windows Color Management to Default Profile may help. Go to Start and under search type in Color Management. Click on Advanced Tab and make sure the Device Profile is selected as System Default; if not change it.
It will change the value of this registry key: Shyam aka “Captain Jack” is a Microsoft MVP alumnus and a Windows Enthusiast with an interest in Advanced Windows troubleshooting.
Maybe you are facing issues with Gadgets not opening or hogging too much memory, or maybe sometimes the Calendar gadget just won’t show anything in it! Go to Control Panel and change the View to Category. If this problem occurs even if you tried the prescribed troubleshooting steps, including a System Restore or after running the System File Checker, then try this!
Here are some possible fixes that could resolve your issues. To allow Microsoft to change the registry value for Value data in Zones subkey to 0, so as to fix this problem automatically, download and apply Microsoft Fix it 50617.
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Then a week later, 'unable to connect to service.'I researched the problem on the internet.
Many users will strongly advise against the continued use of gadgets due to security concerns.»support.microsoft.com/kb/2719662»nakedsecurity.··· gadgets/I use the "Accu Mini-Forecast" Gadget, and a number of other gadgets still, but it is a personal choice.» The most similar to the original MS Weather Gadget may be the "MSN Weather Gadget 22.214.171.124".
I can upload the .gadget file here in a if you like the look of it.
When installing an updated gadget package, it's advisable to uninstall any previous versions by right-clicking the gadget in the Gadget Picker and selecting "Uninstall" from the context menu. Otherwise, installing an updated gadget by either a self-installing gadget package or copying selected files results in the same behavior described above.
Web services provide an alternative method for gadget developers to update their gadgets.