FIX: Weather Gadget error “Cannot connect to service”.
There been many posts about the Weather Gadget and Currency gadget for Windows 7 showing this error. The reason for this error is that Microsoft has chosen to terminate the gadgets since they might impose a security risk for end*users.
This is not a bug or error you can solve as user, for more information please read: https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/2719662
Alternatives to Windows 7 Gadgets
We have selected a few good alternatives for the Windows 7 Desktop Gadgets, you can find them here;
- http://rainmeter.net/ – Best one