Windows 7 rss gadget not updating
In Windows 7, Windows Sidebar was renamed Windows Desktop Gadgets, and the sidebar itself is not included in Windows 7.Windows Desktop Gadgets was included in all beta releases of Windows 8 but did not make it to the final release.
The options of the last gadget, the weather gadget, allow you to change the city. If you don't like the sidebar you can close it there. Click on options to change the behaviour of the sidebar.
For example you can add a preview of the application to the sidebar.
This way you can keep track of some applications on the side.
Windows Sidebar appeared in build 3683 of Windows Vista circa September 2002 and was originally intended to replace the notification area and Quick Launch toolbar in Windows, but these plans were scrapped after the development reset in mid-2004.
Windows Sidebar was rebuilt and began to appear in Windows Vista builds in the second half of 2005.