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Only show Action Center icon in systray when there's new notifications

Is there any way to hide the Windows 10 Action center systray icon when there's no new notifications?
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Can the Windows UAC show notifications instead of halting with a modal?

It's helpful to know what apps are running with admin privileges, and I understand why the recommendation is to use UAC. But even after using it for years, it's still disruptive. Especially during ...
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how can I add a new item to action center?

I want to disable and reenable touch screen via action center. But to do this I need to add a new button to this area. so my question is how can I add this new button to this area?
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How to hide (but keep enabled) Action Center icon from the taskbar

I am using Windows 10, and normally in recent Windows versions, I can hide system icons as well as app icons in the notification area (previously known as system tray). A little triangle button ...
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How to disable action bar top edge swipe?

I just got a Dell Inspiron 13 2-in-1 with Windows 10. It's great, but I hate trying to touch the top of the screen and accidentally making the Action Center pop out. I like the Action Center, and I ...
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Graphical oddities in Start menu, Action Center

I have been seeing graphical oddities in both the Start menu and notifications in the Action Center. Namely, all interactive objects are darker than normal, and mousing over them further darkens them: ...
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Windows 10 airplane mode showing as enabled in action center

The airplane mode is showing as turned on in the action center after I boot my PC. However, both WiFi connection and Bluetooth are working normally and show as turned on. They are shown as off when, ...
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Command line argument to open Action Center Settings

What or is there a command to open the action center settings? I want a command that opens this screen specifically. I know that I can open the generic action center by running "wscui.cpl", but that ...
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Windows 10 Action Center completely Missing

I recently installed Windows 10 Enterprise activated it and updated it. I find it really annoying because I got no Action Center (or Notification Center) at all. I have seen lots of videos there is a ...
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turn off messages for Security and Maintenance (Action Center) items in windows 10

turn off messages for Security and Maintenance (Action Center) items in windows 10 ? i found \Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Security and Maintenance\ChecksRegistry key of that. anybody ...
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Add Outlook 2013 mail to Windows 10 Action Center and Lock Screen

The inverse of this question: How do I get new mail from Outlook 2013 to show up in Action Center and Lock Screen on Windows 10? The "Microsoft Outlook" and "Outlook 2013" toggles are on in the "...
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What does the this Windows 10 Action Center tray icon overlay indicate, exactly?

Here is a screenshot, containing the icon (the one in the middle, presumably describing a text note, with what looks as a stop sign at lower right corner of it): I cannot find explanation on what ...
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Remove Outlook from the Windows 10 Action Center

Windows 10 Action Center lights up whenever I receive a new Outlook mail. Problem: I get new mails all the time, so the Action Center icon is (almost) constantly lit. Clicking on it to "clear" it is ...
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How to get notifications from Twitter?

I have installed the Windows 10 and signed in the native Twitter App. Is it possible to get notification in Action Center when new tweet appears in my feed?
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View past notifications in Windows 10?

New with Windows 10 seems to be the Notification Area. Now, I've seen a few notifications (in the Action Center). The problem is that I haven't understood any of them (actively using computers for 30 ...
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Windows: Completely remove Action Center icon

Personally, the Action Center in Windows (that annoying white flag in the notification area, always telling you to repent and change the way you administrate your system) is one of the things I ever ...
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Never-ending 'Maintenance in progress' on Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

On Windows 8.1, My action centre flag (telling me 'Maintenance in progress') won't stop or go away. I've left it for two days now and it's still there. There are no details and I've tried stopping ...
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Never-ending “maintenance in progress”

My desktop PC (used primarily for development) has recently been telling me (via Action Center) that it needs to perform "maintenance". I allow it to do so, and hours later (I left it running ...
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Upgraded to Windows 8.1 Pro, Cannot Dismiss Backup Notification

I upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 via the Windows Store. To my dismay, the Windows 7 File Recovery tool has been removed. OK, whatever, I can find something else to fulfill my needs. However, ...
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Windows 8 64bit desktop, action center and windows solutions

So I run my windows 8 with two user accounts. Admin for anything relating to changes to services and similar. And a normal user account for installing programs, games and so on. Now here is the issue ...
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How to get rid of message “Windows could not check for updates automatically”?

I have a managed Windows 7 PC, on which I don't have control over the download and installation of Windows updates. In my Action Center notification icon in the taskbar I keep having the message ...
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Windows Action Center notification icon says Backup in Progress when no backup is occurring

How can I get Windows Action Center's little flag in the notification area to stop saying "Backup In Progress" on Windows 8? It's driving me nuts. I disabled the Windows Backup service completely and ...