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By chacona, Member on 19th May 2012, 04:15 AM
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Hi guys,

I am trying to create an, with stuffs from TheManii's 408 deodexed package. Since I decided that my phone won't contain any useless stock app, I decided to remove GoogleQuickSearch.apk, also use ADWLauncher as my default desktop replacement.

The problem is, my can be flashed successfully using CWM, but ADW reports "Problem loading widget" in its default screen, since GoogleQuickSearch is not there.

Could you please let me know how to adjust default ROM widget settings (e.g. I guess that there should be some settings some where that helps me removing GoogleQuickSearch from launcher by default).

19th May 2012, 04:28 AM |#2  
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cái rom đấy tác giả xóa widget mặc đinh đi rồi hay sao ấy
23rd May 2012, 12:02 AM |#3  
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Remove the broken widget and manually place a new one, this isnt specific to any launcher.

Any time it tries to load a widget that's not there/frozen you might have to place a fresh one if it doesnt fix itself when it should otherwise.
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23rd May 2012, 07:21 AM |#4  
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Yes, I know that the issue is not specific for any launcher. What I meant was, I do not want QuickSearch, so how to get rid of the error message when I remove it?

Is there any place in the ROM I could edit (e.g. a configuration file) so that Venue/ROM/launcher realizes that I do not want the widget to be loaded?
24th May 2012, 09:21 PM |#5  
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It should be possible, but also keep in mind that there's no hard, standardized layout for their config files. Each launcher could store the widget settings in their own manner and there's many different launchers.

Perhaps you should consider asking your launcher maker to add a setting to automatically remove uninstalled widgets, but from a user perspective your only real choice is to manually remove them.
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