How To: Use the Action Center to eliminate unwanted pop-ups in Windows 7

Use the Action Center to eliminate unwanted pop-ups in Windows 7

Tired of your PC pestering you to check this or fix that? Are you sick of all those pop-up balloons? Well, Windows 7 now has a feature called Action Center, and it lets you decide which alerts you see and which ones you don't. See it in action!

Action Center consolidates message traffic from key Windows maintenance and security features, including Windows Defender and User Account Control. If Windows requires your attention, the Action Center icon appears in the taskbar. Click it and you'll see both alerts—and suggested fixes for any problems. You can fine-tune your choices in Control Panel.

Want to master Microsoft Excel and take your work-from-home job prospects to the next level? Jump-start your career with our Premium A-to-Z Microsoft Excel Training Bundle from the new Gadget Hacks Shop and get lifetime access to more than 40 hours of Basic to Advanced instruction on functions, formula, tools, and more.

Buy Now (97% off) >

Our Best Phone Hacks

Gadget Hacks' tips — delivered daily.

Be the First to Comment

Share Your Thoughts

  • Hot
  • Latest