1.    23 Jan 2017 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 258
    Windows 10 Build 1703

    What are Taskbar Badges


    In Settings/Personalization/Taskbar there is a item called Show Badges on Taskbar Buttons. I have no idea what a badge is so I surely don't know whether are not I want to show them.

    Will someone please enlighten me?

    Thank you.
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  2.    23 Jan 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,494
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Hello JJG10,

    The tutorial below can help give you more details about taskbar button badges. These badges are lightweight notifications that are contextual and specific to individual apps. For example, the Mail apps badge shows you the number of unseen emails (not unread). The Alarms & Clock app’s badge will show you that you have an active alarm. The Weather app’s badge lets you know when there is a weather alert in the area.

    Taskbar Buttons - Hide or Show Badges in Windows 10
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  3.    23 Jan 2017 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 258
    Windows 10 Build 1703
    Thread Starter

    Thank you for the explanation. Think I will allow them and see if they are any use.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    23 Jan 2017 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,494
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    You're most welcome.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

 


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