Computerworld offers a more plausible explanation, noting that researchers at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas on July 26 plan to outline "interesting attack vectors" for creating malicious Windows gadgets.As mentioned, Microsoft offers a utility to disable gadgets, but you can also do this manually via Group Policy, which is available on Windows Vista Business, Enterprise and Ultimate as well as Windows 7 Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate.When these errors are found the software developer will usually release an updates that can be used to fix the errors.Windows Update is Microsoft's delivery platform for downloading and installing updates to fix problems found in the Microsoft operating system or other related software.
Software can be complex, with millions of lines of code in them.
This amount of code and the complexity of a program invariably lead to mistakes or oversights.
Desktop Gadget feature was first introduced with Windows Vista.
As we all know, desktop gadgets offer various information at a glance and are low on system resources as well.