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Getting rid of the Date and Side Bar

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    Getting rid of the Date and Side Bar


    The way the date and sidebar pop up whenever I use my mouse in certain places is very annoying.

    How do I disable both of them?

    Also, how do I disable password protected log-on?

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  2. #2


    Covington, La
    Posts : 1,184
    Windows 7 HP 64bit, Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64BIT


    The Charms bar will open when you move the mouse off screen to the top or bottom right corners. Its takes a little practice and have not heard of any way to disable. To by-pass the logon password see this Tutorial.

    Log On User Account Automatically at Windows 8 Startup

    Jim
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Getting rid of the Date and Side Bar
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