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Blue box top right of screen

  1. #1


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    Windows 8.1

    Blue box top right of screen


    I have been using 8.1 for about 6 mo now and have seen a blue box top right of screen come and go with different things cd in drive / flash drive plugged in / mp3 player plugged in etc. what is this notification box called where can I control it? I think something has changed the system I have not seen the Blue box (top right of screen) and it is not the blue screen of death.! for a while
    any help please

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    Windows 8.1 Pro/ Windows 8 Enterprise


    Hi, as far as I understand when you insert a cd or flash drive a `blue box` appears. If this is the situation it is related to AutoPlay Settings. Open Control Panel/Hardware and sound and then AutoPlay. You can set what Windows to do when you insert media.
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    64-bit Windows 10
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    win8.1.1 enterprise


    great links brink,needed some of them myself.
    toast notifications, weird name ,coders must have been eating toast with there java.
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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by caperjack View Post
    great links brink,needed some of them myself.
    toast notifications, weird name ,coders must have been eating toast with there java.
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    Windows 8.1

    Charm notifications


    ****Super **** Thanks for the info.
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    64-bit Windows 10


    Glad we could help.
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