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How to Turn On or Off Action Center Always Open in Windows 10

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In Windows 10, action center is where to find your app notifications, as well as quick actions, which give you quick access to commonly used settings and apps.

When you open the action center, it will only stay open until you click/tap on anything else. The action center will then automatically close by default.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off having the action center always remain opened until closed for all users in Windows 10.

You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to turn on or off action center always open.

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If you turn on action center always open, users will be able to toggle to open and close the action center for their accounts by clicking on the action center Name:  Action_center_icon.png
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While the action center is open, it will remain open and always be on top until closed.


EXAMPLE: Action Center
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Here's How:
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The .reg files below will add and modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ImmersiveShell\Launcher

DisableLightDismiss DWORD

(delete) = Off
1 = On



1. Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Turn On Action Center Always Open

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Turn_On_Action_Center_always_open.reg

download


 3. To Turn Off Action Center Always Open

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Turn_Off_Action_Center_always_open.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. If you like, you can now delete the downloaded .reg file.


That's it,
Shawn