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How-to Turn off Notifications in Windows 8 and Windows 10

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The Tweak

Method 1: Local Group Policy Editor

1. Press the Windows + R key on your keyboard

2. A run Window will appear, now type gpedit.msc and click on OK


If you get an message that the program cannot be found, then your Windows version does not have Group Policy editor, it’s only included in Windows 8 Pro, Enterprise en Windows 10 Pro (and higher) skip to the registry edit method

3. Under User Configuration unfold Administrative Templates

4. Now Unfold Start Menu and Taskbar

5. Now Unfold Notifications

6. Double-click Turn off Toast Notifications and choose Enabled

7. Click on OK and then close Group Policy Editor

Turn off Toast Notifications
Turn off Toast Notifications

You might need to sign-out and sign-in for the changes to take effect.

Method 2: Registry Edit

[symple_box color=”yellow” fade_in=”false” float=”center” text_align=”left” width=””] Registry Editing can be dangerous and should be done with care. Please make a restore point before editing your registry. If you have doubts about what you are doing, then stop immediately and ask for support in the comments. We would like to remind you that editing your registry is at your own risk. If done wrong Registry Editing can lead to system corruption and might even render your system unusable resulting in re-installation of your operating system.


1. On your keyboard press the Windows flag and the R key at the same time (Windows +R) or open Start.

2. Now type Regedit.exe (1) and click on OK (2)

Run: Regedit
Run: Regedit



4. Then Unfold Software

5. Then Unfold Policies

6. Then Unfold Microsoft

7. Then Unfold Windows

8. Then Unfold CurrentVersion

9. Then Unfold PushNotifications

10. Now double-click on NoToastApplicationNotification and change the value of NoToastApplicationNotification to 1

If the key does not exists then right-click an empty spot and choose New then choose DWORD.


11. Click on OK and close Regedit. A reboot might be neccesarry for the changes to take effect upon your system.


If you wish to disable this tweak at a later moment just repeat the steps above and change the value back to the orginal value, which was 0. If you have any questions regarding this tweak, please feel free to ask them.

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