GADGET File Extension

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Windows Gadget
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What is GADGET file?

All such files that comprise of the .GADGET extension are utilized by the Microsoft Windows OS for the sidebar gadgets. They comprise of small programs that offer users with easy access to the frequently used tools on their desktop like Internet radio streams, maps, clocks, news tickers, and many more. 

To make use of the .GADGET extension files, you have to install the Windows Sidebar application, which will appear on the sides on your Windows desktop. For easy access, you can keep your files in the sidebar to the .GADGET files. The .GADGET files are very much like the .WIDGET apps, but are created particularly for the Windows sidebar utility.

Conversion of a GADGET file

When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the GADGET extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of GADGET file conversion to a different format.

File Conversions from GADGET extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to GADGET file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the GADGET file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the GADGET file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the GADGET file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the GADGET file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the GADGET file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the GADGET file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

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