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SOOO...Microsoft Shut Down the Gadget library???

Discussion in 'General Software' started by xaira, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. xaira

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    last week i was looking for a good gadget to tell me the system uptime and i got into the library without any problems...headed back today to look for a good realtime currency converter and the fixed version of sushis drive info and i get this

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/downloads/looking-for-gadgets

    windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/downloads/personalize/gadgets

    last i heard, windows 7 is still alive and kicking, yet they stopped allowing posts and are directing posters to the developers page for windows 8 metro tiles...WTF
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    thats microsoft for ya

    some of the gadgets were useful aswell even the less popular ones :confused:

    think its anything to do with a new app store type thing for windows? like the android thingy not long released??
  3. xaira

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    yeh, they want developers to work on windows 8 metro apps...but this aint the way
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    maybe microsoft wants their widgets get mature on win 8 release, so they decide to end it. especially microsoft plans to use tiles aka metro that using more widgets

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