The original Gadget program files on Win8
8GadgetPack is a small utility with which you can install the original Gadget program files on Windows 8.
8GadgetPack brings back Windows 7 gadgets to Windows 8. It contains a collection of 49 popular widgets and creates a sidebar on your desktop. Aside from the Windows 7 sidebar where you can easily organize and access active windows, you can write notes, to-do lists and appointments in an agenda with a calendar, access a separate calendar, as well as create a panel for launching apps, opening files/folders and visiting URLs.