For your security, Microsoft recommends disabling the gadgets in Windows 7
Operating systems windows Vista and Windows 7 are viewed by Microsoft to make an almost historical recommendation , which tells users disable that best desktop Gadgets and better yet, bring down the whole system to remove gadgets from the system root OS.
For that, the company decreed a patch that performs the process automatically, which can be downloaded from this link .
Now the question: Why? It happens that during the last black hat event was held a presentation called We Have You by the Gadgets (you have-caught-in gadgets), where Mickey and Toby Kohlenberg Shkatov discovered a major vulnerability to compromise the system through above the safeguards implemented by Microsoft in windows vista and 7.
So I just chose to recommend users to take the role, which is worrying considering that it is almost confirmed that Windows 8 will not have gadgets for the desktop.
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