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    Default How to disable ??? next to taskbar

    Since a recent update Windows has put a weather/news thingy next to the task bar, Seemed good at first but now realise that the news is often 3-4 days old, About as useful as a chocolate ashtray so I want to get rid of it. It is just below a messenger dialog box and a misclick opens it.
    How do I uninstall it or at least stop it from starting with windows.
    Have looked in CCleaner startup but nothing identifiable there.

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    Default Re: How to disable ??? next to taskbar

    I assume you're on Windows 10?

    Right-click anywhere on the taskbar then hover over "News and interests" then click on "Turn off"

    That should do it.

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    Default Re: How to disable ??? next to taskbar

    Thank you. Easy when you know how.
    Can rest easy now.

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    Default Re: How to disable ??? next to taskbar

    Quote Originally Posted by Colpol View Post
    About as useful as a chocolate ashtray .
    Haha, haven't heard that one.
    A chocolate ashtray would be ok in winter.....the burning end doesn't usually touch the surface of an ashtray...bit of a waste of chocolate though.....


    About as useful as.....
    a screen door on a submarine.
    tits on a fly.
    a concrete parachute.
    an ashtray on a motorbike.
    a one-legged man at an arse kicking contest.
    Ex-pctek

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    Default Re: How to disable ??? next to taskbar

    I quite like the weather not the news feed is annoying, cannot turn off the news feed completely and leave ONLY the weather.

    Or, is there a way to do it?

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