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Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by lschul, Feb 7, 2015.

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  1. lschul

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    All of a sudden my windows weather gadgets aren't working and won't locate my city per the zip code. Any idea why?
     
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  3. lschul

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    OK, I'll get that done. For some reason it won't search for cities or won't find zip coded cities, etc. Maybe its an issue on their end?
     
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    Last I checked, the gadgets were no longer supported as they are a security risk.

    In any case, we have no idea what software or OS you are even using. So all we can do is guess.
     
  5. lschul

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    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
    OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8400 @ 2.66GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
    Processor Count: 4
    RAM: 8191 Mb
    Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4300/4500 Series, 512 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: Total - 596295 MB, Free - 449558 MB; D: Total - 14182 MB, Free - 1514 MB;
    Motherboard: PEGATRON CORPORATION, Eureka3
    Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

    It is an HP Pavilion Desktop
     
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    A screen shot might help show the problem better.
     
  7. lschul

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    here is what I get when I search for a zip code
     

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    So what happens if you click OK there? Does the location switch to what you want?
     
  9. lschul

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    No, it does nothing. I sent an email to weatherbug who does the other gadget, they said windows doesn't support the gadgets anymore, apparently they are a security risk.
     
  10. Oddba11

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    Hmm, sounds familiar.
     
  11. lschul

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    Sure does, I wasn't doubting you, I had contacted them before I posted this.
     
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    I tried the same widget on my Windows 7 computer, and I see the same problem. It looks like it's no longer supported.
     
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