How To Remove Windows 10 Update Icon? – OS Today

To remove the Action Center taskbar icon, right-click on an empty space in the taskbar and select Settings.

This will take you directly to the Taskbar section of the Windows 10 Settings app.

Alternatively, you can launch Settings directly from the Start Menu and then navigate to Personalization > Taskbar.

How do I permanently disable Windows 10 update?

To permanently disable automatic updates on Windows 10, use these steps:

  • Open Start.
  • Search for gpedit.msc and select the top result to launch the experience.
  • Navigate to the following path:
  • Double-click the Configure Automatic Updates policy on the right side.
  • Check the Disabled option to turn off the policy.

How do I remove Windows 10 update notification from taskbar?

How To Remove ‘Get Windows 10’ Notification and Its Icon From The Taskbar

  1. Press CTRL, ALT and DELETE key simultaneously (CTRL + ALT + DELETE)
  2. Select Start Task Manager.
  3. Click the Processes tab.
  4. Locate the process called exe.
  5. Right click GWX.exe and click Stop.

How do I remove Windows Update icon from system tray?

This is the easiest way to get rid of the icon. You can right-click on the date/time in Taskbar system tray and select “Customize notification icons” option. It’ll open a new window. Now look for GWX (Get Windows 10) entry in the list and change its value to “Hide icon and notifications” using the drop-down box.

How do I get rid of the Windows Update message?

Try this:

  • Wait until you have a spare hour.
  • Turn off Automatic Update.
  • Hide the upgrade, if you can.
  • Delete the installation files.
  • Get rid of the GWX (Get Windows X) patches.
  • Reboot.
  • Permanently disable the GWX patches.
  • For good luck, reboot again.

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