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Prevent Taskbar Popups and Flashing etc

  1. #1


    Posts : 11
    Windows 8 Pro x64

    Prevent Taskbar Popups and Flashing etc


    Hi,

    Does anyone know how I can stop (globally):
    1. System tray / taskbar popups? (that is balloon notifications when some program has done something or other)
    2. The taskbar from unhiding and flashing at me when a program has launched or is waiting for input etc?

    Cheers

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Neutralizer,

    You could use the tutorial below to set the taskbar button flash to only give you 1 flash to at least limit it.
    You could use the tutorial below to disable taskbar balloon notifications.

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Posts : 11
    Windows 8 Pro x64


    Thanks Brink, I'll have a look and see if it works for my purposes. Cheers.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're welcome. Please let us know how it went.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    Posts : 11
    Windows 8 Pro x64


    Thanks, I think this will work for my purposes after some quick testing.
    I didn't end up using the flashing adjustments as I'm just trying to keep the taskbar hidden:

    disable taskbar always on top
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  6. #6


    taskbar popups almost irritates me. i had chosen 'not notify', but it seems do not work....
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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