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Windows 8.1 Swipe instruction panel

  1. #1


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    Windows 8.1

    Windows 8.1 Swipe instruction panel


    Since upgrading to Windows 8.1 each of the Metro apps has this annoying instruction panel about using swipe. It comes in from the left and the right and covers up items that I need to reach. It doesn't go away on it's own.

    Is there any way to remove it? I don't have a touch screen, but there seems to be some need to constantly remind me that I can use swipe anyway. An example is attached.
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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,577
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Jim, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    The tutorial below can help show you how to disable the Help Tips in Windows 8.1.

    Help Tips - Enable or Disable in Windows 8.1
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1


    Thank you
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,577
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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Windows 8.1 Swipe instruction panel
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