Because we want to focus on the exciting possibilities of the newest version of Windows,
the Windows website no longer hosts the gadget gallery.
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.
Windows 8 comes with lots of great apps built in. Free apps like Calendar, Weather, Messaging, and Photos power you through essential tasks and work together to make things easier. You can also get a huge variety of apps from the Windows Store for everything from games and language translators, to calculators and apps for battery and CPU. Some are even better versions of the Gadgets you know and love, like WeatherBug, and many of them are free.
Discover more about apps for Windows 8 and Windows RT
Customize your PC with themes, wallpapers, and languages.
Import, share, create, edit, listen, watch—bring your media to life.
Help protect and optimize your PC with free updates, extras, utilities, and more.
Personalize, protect, and enhance your PC with free downloads
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