Solved How do I install Network Meter 9.6.gadget?

May 8, 2017 at 14:08:12
Specs: Windows 10
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May 8, 2017 at 14:30:59
Presumably you have downloaded the utility as a complete file? If so then invariably it's a simple matter of clicking on the file (double-click perhaps) and the setup/installation will start?

When it starts to install... watch carefully for any pre-checked boxes and uncheck them; other than the actual one for the utility itself. That way you will avoid installing all manner of "stuff" you neither need nor want' - much of it being a true PIA to eradicate.

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May 8, 2017 at 15:24:03
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This is the procedure:
Download and Save the file somewhere. It is called "" which is a compressed file. Double click it and you will see it contains within it a file named "Network_Meter_V9.6.gadget". Copy or drag that file from to some other place then double click it to do the install.

However, gadgets are now deprecated by Microsoft as a security risk so it is unlikely to install on Win 10. There is a way to restore gadgets AT YOUR OWN RISK. See here:
After that the previously copied file should install.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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May 10, 2017 at 16:50:51
Thanks for your useful answer.
I decided not to install the gadget.


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