Windows 7 comes with a bunch of quality gadgets and supports installing third-party gadgets from the web.
Desktop gadget feature, one of the most used features of Windows 7, is not available in Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and the latest Windows 10.
Important: A lot of users have reported that these desktop gadgets don’t work after installing major Windows 10 updates.
Although live tiles in Windows 10 work better than these desktop gadgets, we need to switch to the Start menu or Start screen in order to get access to these live tiles.
If you have upgraded from Windows 7 and missing those desktop gadgets, you’ll be happy to know that desktop gadgets can be installed in Windows 10 with the help of a third-party installer.
There are actually a bunch of applications out there to get desktop gadgets in Windows 10 but some of the applications are not good enough to be installed.
Following are the two applications you can use to install native gadgets of Windows 7 in Windows 10.
Download and install 8Gadgetpack to see a sidebar containing your favourite desktop gadgets.