How to Hide Quick Actions or reset to default in Windows 10 Action Center

Windows 10 Action Center has notifications from apps, and also the personalized quick actions at the bottom. Those touch-friendly buttons in Collapse list can let you quick access the related settings and enable/disable features, such as create note, use tablet mode, change network, setup Display/Location, and more. Some users might would like to reduce the complexity or hide such panel completely. Continue reading

How to Rearrange and customize Windows 10 Action Center Shortcuts on Creators Update

Windows 10 Action Center includes many Quick actions buttons to do task with a single tap or click. For example, you can quickly and easily open all Settings app, create new Note, enable the Tablet mode or connect to VPN network. Now the Creators Update offers the way to customize shortcuts to fit your personal needs, such as re-arrange all current options, and remove some items you don’t really need. Here is how-to tutorial for that. Continue reading

Fix Windows 10 Action Center Blank/Transparent problem in Creators Update

I have installed the Windows 10 Creators Update on my Surface Pro 4 tablet successfully and everything seems to be normal. However, when I tap on the icon in the extreme right corner of taskbar to open the Action Center, it becomes blank and transparent without color. There is not any notifications and Quick Actions while I have enabled the related option in the Settings app and I could not figure out how to resolve the problem. Continue reading

Open Google Keep Or Evernote by Action Center Note Button in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you are able to quickly create a new OneNote note by opening the Action Center and clicking a handy Note button. The Note button is linked to the OneNote UWP app by default, while the system doesn’t offer the option to customizate it. If you would like to set it to open Evernote or Google Keep, try the tutorials through registry editor. Continue reading

Windows 10 Action Center keeps popping up when touchpad clicked

A lot of users have reported the problem on their laptop such as Dell, HP Pavilion, HP Spectre x360 and others. I was able to push my touchpad to open any program in Windows 8. After installed the Windows 10 anniversary update with up to date drivers, it caused the action center popping up, even sometimes I moved my mouse. So I had to click on the left key to open all the apps. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Action Center Taskbar missing and grayed out in Windows 10 Setting

After my Surface Pro 3 tablet installed the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the Action Center tray icon was missing from taskbar and I could not get quick access to common system settings and app notifications. Other system icons such as the Network, Power, Speaker icons were also gone. I opened the Notification area of Taskbar, and the corresponding toggle became grayed out. Continue reading

How to disable or hide Action Center Taskbar icon in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

With the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the new Action Center not only collects any warnings, messages or system updates, but also holds shortcuts to run system tasks such as switching to airplane mode.adjusting the screen brightness or setup WiFi network. It sits in the notification area of your Taskbar from desktop and is a bit more noticeable. If you don’t want its icon to clutter up your taskbar, try the method to hide it. Continue reading

Remove Windows 8.1 Action Center backup in progress Message

If you have upgraded your tablet or computer from Windows 8/7 to 8.1 OS and the File Recovery backup was scheduled, the the Action Center icon from Task Bar keeps showing the flag with a little clock, and displays “Backup in Progress” message with error “The backup application could not start due to an internal error: Access is denied (0×80070005)“. Restarting Volume Shadow Copy doesn’t take any effect. Is there any solution to get rid of it without reseting the device or doing clean install? Continue reading