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SymptomsAfter installation the Vista Sidebar has been disabled.
CauseThe problem is due to some DLL files that have not been registered correctly during the installation process.
1. Click Start2. Type "CMD" without the quotes3. Right click cmd.exe and select 'Run as Administrator'4. In the command prompt the pops up, type the following:
Regsvr32 -u "%ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\sbdrop.dll"Regsvr32 -u "%ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\wlsrvc.dll"Regsvr32 atl.dll