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Any way to enable Windows Update notifications?

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    Windows 8

    Any way to enable Windows Update notifications?


    I have Windows Update set up to "Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them". Before in Windows 7 there was a balloon popping up in the tray every time new updates were available for download. I know that these balloons are gone in Windows 8, but I'm not getting any notifications AT ALL except for those in the bottom right corner of the Start screen after reboot.

    But as far as I know I'm supposed to get notifications in this way:
    Click image for larger version

    Where can I enable them?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 153
    windows 8 pro x64


    To my knowledge, update notifications show up on user log in screen.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by ecevit View Post
    To my knowledge, update notifications show up on user log in screen.
    I know, but according to the screenshot above they should show up anywhere. It's not convenient to see the updates only after restarting or opening the Control Panel.
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Any way to enable Windows Update notifications?
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