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5v voltage regulator

I'm using 5v regulator (this one:http://solarbotics.com/products/lm2937/) and it doesn't seem to be working correctly. I'm under the impression that this is how it should work:

picky motors?

 So I'm a complete beginner at this. I know ohm's law and generally what components do, but I've never tried to put anything together yet.