Sidebar news feed not updating
I'm well aware that multiple users are having this issue and have sent off three emails thus far requesting some form of technical support, and nothing such far. I have the "feeds" sidebar gadget for Windows 7, set to show MSNBC news feeds.I'm pretty sure I would type something like this: Gadgets installed from untrusted sources can harm your computer and can access your computer's files, show you objectionable content, or change their behavior at any time.If you are concerned about the safety of gadgets you’ve downloaded in the past, you can learn more about gadgets and steps you can take to protect your PC.(the phrase 'steps you can take to protect your PC' is a link that goes to If this means Microsoft is now trying to actively stop us from using gadgets anymore and declaring all of them "unsafe," then I don't know what to do.I have Windows Vista on a Dell Inspiron 1720, and my news feed headlines on the Windows sidebar have not updated since April 29.
Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Airbot 2.0 OS Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 CPU Core i7 920 (D0) @ 4Ghz, *26c idle *65c full load on air Motherboard Asus P6X58D Premium - Sata 6Gb/s - USB 3.0 Memory 12GB DDR3 Corsair Dominator -CMD12GX3M6A1600C8 at 1600MHz Graphics Card Zotac Geforce GTX 770 Sound Card ASUS Xonar D2X Monitor(s) Displays 1 LG 24" Flatron W2453V-PF 1 Samsung 24" P2450H both 2ms RT Screen Resolution [email protected] Keyboard Logitech Wireless MK700 Mouse Logitech Wireless MK700 PSU Corsair HX1000W Case Cooler Master HAF 932 Cooling Case Fans *3 230mm, *1 140mm/CPU - *Tuniq Tower 120 Extreme Hard Drives 1 Samsung 250GB 840 Evo SSD 1 OCZ Vertex2 180GB SSD 1 TB Samsung Spinpoint F1 7200RPM 32MB cache 2 500GB WD Caviar Blacks 7200RPM 32MB cache (WD5001AALS) Pioneer DVD Burner DVR-S18M Internet Speed DL 15 Mbps UL 0.98 Mbps Antivirus None Browser Firefox Nightly Other Info Processor-7.7 *RAM- 7.9 *Graphics-7.9 *Gaming Graphics- 7.9 *SSD- 7.8 W. My gadget refresh stays the same even with custom rss refresh time from the browser.
If it isn't enabled, then enable it msfeedssync enable 3.
Check if task is corrupted schtasks /query | findstr /i "user_feed" Look for ERROR: The task image is corrupt or has been tampered with. Check if Task Scheduler is running sc queryex schedule Look at the "STATE:" line, it should read "4 RUNNING" if it's not running, then start it sc start schedule 2.
sc queryex schedule SERVICE_NAME: schedule TYPE : 20 WIN32_SHARE_PROCESS STATE : 4 RUNNING (STOPPABLE, NOT_PAUSABLE, IGNORES_SHUTDOWN) WIN32_EXIT_CODE : 0 (0x0) SERVICE_EXIT_CODE : 0 (0x0) CHECKPOINT : 0x0 WAIT_HINT : 0x0 PID : 1260 FLAGS : C:\Windows\system32 System Manufacturer/Model Number Intel DG31PR (Intel Dual core 2.5 E5200 @ 2.5GHz) OS windows7 Ultimate SP1 x32bit CPU Intel Motherboard Intel DG31PR Memory Kinsgton 1GB an Transcend 2GB Graphics Card Intel- onboard Sound Card Intel- onboard Monitor(s) Displays View Sonic LCD Widescreen 19 Screen Resolution 1400x900 Keyboard Seemo Mouse Prolink PSU Legend Case Legend Cooling Intel Hard Drives Samsung 256GB Internet Speed Download Speed-512Kbps, Upload Speed-128Kbps (ADSL wired) Other Info UPS- Prolink Pro650s Router Prolink H5201 Sub Woofer - Creative 2.1 Looks like it should to me.
Did you try deleting and recreating the task though, and try a new instance of the gadget to see if it updates now?RSS feeds could not be updated." This RSS feed error just started popping up when I access Win Live POP3 Mail.