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How can I get rid of the annoying windows' automatic update needs reboot popup as non-admin?

While this answer may help if you're an admin, it doesn't help at work. So is there a way to get rid of this message without having to bother your admin?
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How do I disable notification balloons completely in XP?

I am running VM Window XP and notification balloon in the task bar accumulates so much so I want to get rid of it. I tried setting it "Hide inactive icons" but still getting notification balloon. I ...
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How to disable facebook chat notification only on OS X?

I've set up the Messenger app by Apple to work with the Facebook messenger through XMPP so the Facebook tab doesn't have to stay opened in Chrome. And I've also set up my facebook account in OS X so ...
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NetworkManager icon on notification area is not present

I have noticed that recently the NetworkManager icon is not present on the notification area plugin on my XFCE panel after every fresh login; however, I am able to see its notifications and it in fact ...
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How to see notifications timing in KDE 4.1x?

KDE 4.1x doesn’t show time against the notification it puts in front of the user. E.g.:- copy/move files task has completed, a torrent has completed, battery low-level notifications, etc…, the only ...
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Really simple, really tiny RSS notifier [closed]

I keep all of my RSS feeds in Google Reader/FeedDemon/Feedly but generally keep them closed most of the time to avoid distraction. However, I have a few important feeds that I need to keep track of. ...
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For lotus notes accepted meetings, change the automatically set alarm notification timing

In Lotus notes how to set for all accepted meeting request to have the notification to be set. Now for each I need to set. Also when i set the default time is 30 min prior, how can I change it to be ...
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When I turn off notifications for Facebook in Mac OS X, it turns itself on some point later

From time to time I always have to turn of Notifications in Mac OS X via the Notifications settings from the Settings. I never turn them on, but sometimes like they turn on automatically and I have to ...
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Getting IMAP push notifcations to work in Outlook 2013?

Surprisingly I can't find much about this. Basically, in Outlook 2013 (or Windows Live Mail 2012 too), if I have more than one account (an IMAP and exchange, in my case), I don't always get new mail ...
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Changing Desktop Notification sound in SRWare Iron/Google Chrome

I am wondering how I would go about changing the Desktop Notification sound in SRWare Iron which is based of off of Google Chrome. I have done some Googling but have so far found nothing. I am using ...
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Disable “press 'esc' to exit full screen” in flash videos

This is not a duplicate of this question I watch videos on YouTube, Netflix, etc. Whenever I enter full-screen mode, I get the annoying "You've entered full screen mode. Press 'esc' to exit full ...
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Outlook 2013 - Notification Bar “not most recent mail” missing

I'm using Outlook 2013 (german) in an enterprise environment. When you try to answer to an email, which was answered in the meantime, Outlook shows a notification bar. It's telling you, that you're ...
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Notification area Volume icon is stuck off

On Windows 7 x64, the system Volume icon in the notification area/tray on the taskbar is missing. It was working recently, but it does not show currently. I have two audio devices - some on-board ...
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Hangouts notifications appearing above xscreensaver

When my screen is locked (with XScreenSaver on Arch Linux with Xfce), popup notifications from the Hangouts Chrome extension appear on the screen. Is there any way to prevent this? This is also ...
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How to enable file change notification for network drives?

When you run any program handling local drive, when you externally change file the program usually detects such change and offers to reload it. When the file is located on network no such thing ...
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Sending a meeting invite in Outlook generates a chain email reaction

We are currently running an Exchange 2010 environment with Outlook 2010 clients. Here is the scenario. My boss has allowed the admin staff viewer permissions to his outlook calendar. However, when ...
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Disable Norton Idle-time Scan Notification Pop-up?

I recently updated to Norton Internet Security v.19.7.1.5. Anytime the computer is idle, like when I am watching a video, this notification pops-up from the lower right corner. I did some research, ...
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What's the process of Mac OSX's calendar notification popup called, and can I sudo kill it?

I hate those notifications you cannot really decline or dismiss. Last time the notification center graced me with a safari advertisement which you either comply to by trying 'the new and oh so ...
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On windows 7 my volume icon is missing from the system tray

So unexpectedly my volume control is missing from the system tray on Windows 7. I goto the start menu and type volume and choose "Show or hide volume (speaker) icon on the taskbar" and it's disabled ...
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How can I dismiss all chrome notifications with a keyboard shortcut?

Does Chrome have a keyboard shortcut, or the ability to bind one that lets me dismiss notifications?
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Disable wifi adapter warning

I normally have my WIFI adapter disabled in Windows 7. Whenever I restart or boot the machine, it pops up a warning that it is disabled. Doh, I know this. The balloon notification appears in the ...
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Lost USB to email push notification

My little brother often losses his USB keys. Is there a way/program/batch file that can push notifications to my email containing the host's information?
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How can I get Google Chat and Gmail notifications without having Chrome open?

I bought an old laptop from a friend recently, and I've been trying to get it up and running with all the services that I'd like to use. One of these is Google Chat/Gmail. However, the laptop isn't ...
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Google Talk Notifications Mess Up My Current Active Window

While I was working on a word file, a gTalk notification poped-up. Before it did the search box in the word document was the active part. After the notification, I found the cursor active at the body ...
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Shortcut key for toggling Yosemite's Notification Center between “Today” and “Notifications” views

Is there any way to use a shortcut key to toggle between the "Today" and "Notifications" views in Yosemite's Notification Center? I have a shortcut key assigned to open up the Notification Center, ...
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How to reset the Windows Push Notification Platform?

For my user account, the Windows Push Notification Platform seems to be messed up. I have the following symptoms: In the Settings charm, Notifications is grayed out. The tool-tip is Turned off by ...
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How to clear the list of “Notification Area Icons” in Windows 7?

I can't seem to find a way to clear the list of "Notification Area Icons" in Windows 7. Unfortunately I had installed a download manager (GetRight) which by default creates a tray icon for each ...
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How can I trigger a notification when a job/process ends?

The place I work at has commands that take a long time to execute. Is there a command/utility that I can use to notify me when the command execution is over? It could be a popup window or maybe a ...
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Skype Desktop Win 8.1 Notifications Bubbles Broken?

I cant seem to get skype desktop on windows 8.1 to show bubbles for notifications like it did in previous windows versions. I have already set "Control Panel--->All Control Panel ...
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Gnome get list of tray notifications

Is there a way to get notifications from tray? My ideas is print with bash notifications to conky. I use Archlinux and gnome.
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Change location of Google Chrome notification message

Is there any way to change the location of Google Chrome notification message? It was used to display on the top-right edge of my screen. Suddenly it started to show the notifications always in the ...
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Outlook 2013 notifications on calendar entries

How can I turn off the email notifications when I make any change to my boss' Outlook calendar. Whenever I enter/edit something, she gets an email. This happens a dozen times a day and she is getting ...
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How to schedule a task based on an application event?

I want to schedule the computer to be locked when a specific application displays a comment/notification above its Icon. Currently, I am trying to use the Task Scheduler in Windows 7 for this but do ...
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What is the shortcut to go (or bring up/maximize the window) to the newest notification in the taskbar?

What is the shortcut to go to the newest notification program in the taskbar? So when I hit the combination my skype chat windows with the person who messaged me comes up? (or a installer that ...
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Utility that will set an alarm off when too much memory has been consumed?

Does anyone know of a utility that can send the user an alert when too much system memory has been consumed? So that they know to close out a few programs, and close a few browser tabs? I found one ...
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Is it possible to move the toast notifications in Windows 8 / 8.1?

In Windows 8/8.1, notifications are displayed in the upper-right corner of the screen as a "Toast Notification." These are also used for the display of new mail notifications in Outlook 2013 ...
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Why does terminal say: “You have mail”?

Any idea why my Mac terminal says: You have mail in /var/mail/lofye How can I make it stop saying that every time I open terminal?
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Yosemite OSX notifications from remote linux server

Is it possible? Use case, for example: I get ssh connect from my mac to linux server (ubuntu). Then, on screen session run command which executed for a long time (wget -mirror). How can I get a ...
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terminal-notifier fails silently when called from launchd

I've created a script to update my package manager and post a notification via terminal-notifier. When run manually, it works fine, but when called via launchd (local to the user, in ...
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Windows 8.1 request to “Enter your most recent password”… Legitimate?

I have a desktop computer that I keep at a location that I rarely visit anymore, but still use occasionally. It has been sitting in Standby mode (or whatever it's called on Windows 8.x), but when I ...
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Skype doesn't always notify about new chat messages

So we are both online and sending each other messages in skype from time to time. I get notifications, answer, and some time later I switch to the Skype window and there are new message about which I ...
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Where is the file that notifies you when you have low battery?

Does anyone know where the file is located that displays the low battery warning on Windows 8? I've searched the entire system32 folder but I can't find it there, maybe it's part of another program? ...
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Outlook 2010 New Email notification doesn't trigger

Despite using these settings as below: I never, ever receive any kind of notification (sound/visual/mouse/envelope) when mail arrives in the Inbox. What I've found online only directs me to the ...
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Thunderbird add-on to toggle mail notification?

The purpose would be to reduce "email notification distraction" in very simple way (e.g. for when I'm extra busy for a little while and do not want even the usual minor distractions). Shutting down ...
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Cannot enable Notification Area in Windows 7

In 64-bit Windows 7, I cannot enable the notification area in the taskbar at all. Every time I try to customize the notification and system icon settings, it says "Some settings are managed by your ...
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disable flashing icons from browser notifications in taskbar windows 8 [duplicate]

I am using google music all access, listening to music via a chrome browser. On song change the icon for the chrome browser in the windows task bar flashes orange, which is annoying. Does anyone ...
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How to disable the Chrome notification bell menu bar icon in Mac OS X?

Last Chrome version in Mac OS X adds a bell icon on menu bar which I want to disable/make dissappear. The question is... How?
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Software utility to send an email when a file's size starts getting too big?

Is there a utility that you can set up to watch a file, (meaning that the software tells the OS that it wants to notified when the file is written to) and send a notification email when the file ...
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Show notification as root to other users on KDE

I need to show notification messages to different users as root on a Debian system running KDE with a bash or python script. What I tried so far are: export DISPLAY=:X (X symbolizes the remote host ...
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Disable Numlock notification

On my HP Elitebook 8570W I always get the notifications about chaning NumLock status. This is especially annoying when switching between VMs and the host. I have tried: There is no tray icon ...