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Notifications won't open when I click on them on Windows 10

I get my notifications on my Action Center on Windows 10. When I click on them to get to their website to actually read the notification, it just disappears and it won't take me to the website. How ...
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Is it possible that Bluetooth headphones can cause Bluetooth icon to disappear from the Action Center

This just started when I got these Cowin Bluetooth headphones. When I use them the Bluetooth icon disappears from the Action Center and turns off the Bluetooth in my laptop settings. Bluetooth and the ...
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Windows 10 Sidebar Brightness Percentage changes to Slider Automatically

When I restart my Windows 10 (Surface Pro 4) and swipe the sidebar on the right, I see the brightness app which allows me to conveniently change the brightness using a percentage scale (0% 25% 50% 75% ...
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Windows 10 Action Center only appears when a new notification occurs

The Action Center on my Windows 10 installation (1709) is really acting weird: Whenever I click on the Action Center icon in the taskbar or press Win+A nothing happens. However if seconds or minutes ...
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Windows 10 Action Center notifications dismissed automatically after a certain time period

I have recently reinstalled a clean copy of Windows 10 Education on my PC. Everything works normally except that whenever I receive a notification from an app, I see the toast pop up and after a few ...
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Does anybody know the file path for windows 10 action center

I want to configure windows 10 Action center(which comes up with Winkey + A) to a touchpad gesture of my laptop. Windows 10 Action center My touchpad program allows me to configure its actions(...
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How to change the location of the “Clear all” button (Windows 10 Action Center)?

I have 2 computers with Windows 10. On one computer, the “Clear all” button of the Action Center is at the bottom right of the action center window. One the other one, it is at the top right of the ...
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Relocate Action Center in Windows 10

I use Windows 10 Pro 1709 64-bit with a vertical Taskbar on the left (I need as much vertical space as possible on a laptop's widescreen due to my workflow). Calling the Action Center with a button ...
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Suppress “Windows Defender Antivirus did not find any threats…” notification on Windows 10

Every once in a while the little nofication balloon icon in my system tray is highlighted, which tells me something needs my attention. When I open the "Action Center", I just get a message saying ...
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Show notifications in action center setting not working for Slack

On Windows 10, in Settings > Notifications & Actions I have notifications turned on for Slack. If I click on Slack it takes me to more notification settings for Slack. On that screen I have ...
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Windows 10 Action Center Brightness Button not working

I'm not sure if this is the right community to ask about this, so if there's somewhere else I should be, let me know please. Until today, my brightness could be toggled using the action center (the 0%...
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Notification and Action center is gone

It took me ages to find this setting. But as you can see in the picture, I don't have the Notification (Action) center icon on my Taskbar. And in a Settings app it appears grayed, though ON. I still ...
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Windows 10 Action Center doesn't show notification history

Windows 10 periodically displays notification pop-ups with a timed dissolve (they're called "toasts" in some other UX's, not sure about Windows) in the lower-right corner of the screen. They're ...
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Windows 10 x64 up to date (1/2/17) Dual Screen Taskbar issue

I have a Dual Screen setup two 4k screens running at 1440p @60hz ... I use my primary for gaming mostly so I have a lot of stuff on my secondary.. so moved the taskbar to my secondary and got the ...
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How to stop windows 10 action center from notifying me whenever I receive an email?

I linked gmail and live with the mail app (not outlook) in windows 10, I want the action center to stop notifying me whenever I get a new email because I have a gmail checker and I don't care about ...
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Windows 10: Missing brightness toggle from action center

As you can see the brightness toggle is missing and the keyboard key for that doesn't work as well, I tried to reinstall the driver from device manager, didn't work. The laptop is hp 2000. It ...
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Move Windows 10 clock back where it belongs

The Anniversary Update put the Action Center to the rightmost place that previously belonged to the clock. I want to swap them back. How can I do that? (I know that I can disable the Action Center ...
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Windows 10: Purpose of “Network” toggle in the Action Centre

When I open my action centre, I have tile toggles for both Network and WiFi, and I can't tell the difference between them. I can't even tell what the purpose of Network is. If I long click Wifi, then ...
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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 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 is ...
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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 ...