An important new feature of Windows 11 is that you can use Widgets for various tasks and notifications. The easiest way to access widgets is to press [Win+W]. If you want, you can add a new widget to the list, but of course, you can also remove an existing one.
With update KB4580364, released at the end of October 2020, Microsoft has added a new Conference Now feature to Windows 10 to simplify the creation of spontaneous video conferences. Anyone who is annoyed by the icon appearing in the already cluttered notification area can quickly remove it. Open Windows+I, select the Personalisation category and click …
There is an increasing number of websites that send notifications – which would be fine, but moderation is a problem and most users want this service in the middle of their back. That’s why Microsoft Edge gives you the option to turn off notifications altogether, or at least make them less distracting.
In particular, after installing the big update that comes regularly every six months, Windows 10 displays a special welcome page, which is partly about the most important features and partly about unsolicited tips for using the operating system. To prevent this unwanted help, open the Start menu by right-clicking on the Start button and left-clicking on the Start menu entry. Select the System category and go to Notifications and Actions in the left column.
Windows Defender virus protection, integrated into Windows 10, alerts you to anomalies with on-screen notifications. However, the app will also alert you if nothing out of the ordinary has happened, just in case you’re happy to see a weekly summary. To stop these meaningless reports, you need to customize the settings.