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    Turn On or Off Tip, Trick, and Suggestion Notifications in Windows 10

    How to Turn On or Off Tips, Tricks, and Suggestions Notifications about Windows 10
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    01 May 2018
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    How to Turn On or Off Tips, Tricks, and Suggestions Notifications about Windows 10


    By default, Windows 10 will occasionally show you notifications for helpful tips about using Windows 10.

    While some tips can be helpful, some suggestions may include advertising. You may not wish to see these notifications anymore. Some people have also reported that they have sometimes experienced high CPU and memory usage caused by these tips notifications.

    This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off the Get tips, tricks, and suggestions as you use Windows notifications for your account in Windows 10.


     CONTENTS:

    • Option One: To Turn On or Off "Get tips, tricks, and suggestions as you use Windows" in Settings
    • Option Two: To Turn On or Off "Get tips, tricks, and suggestions as you use Windows" using a REG file



    EXAMPLE: "Get tips, tricks, and suggestions as you use Windows"
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    Turn On or Off Tip, Trick, and Suggestion Notifications in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Turn On or Off Tip, Trick, and Suggestion Notifications in Windows 10
    To Turn On or Off "Get tips, tricks, and suggestions as you use Windows" in Settings

    1. Open Settings, and click/tap on the System icon.

    2. Click/tap on Notifications & actions on the left side, and turn on (default) or off [B]Get tips, tricks, and suggestions as you use Windows/B] for what you want on the right side. (see screenshot below)

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    Turn On or Off Tip, Trick, and Suggestion Notifications in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Turn On or Off Tip, Trick, and Suggestion Notifications in Windows 10
    To Turn On or Off "Get tips, tricks, and suggestions as you use Windows" using a REG file


    The downloadable .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager

    SubscribedContent-338389Enabled DWORD

    0 = off
    1 = on


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


     2. To Turn On "Get tips, tricks, and suggestions as you use Windows"

    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_On_Show_me_tips_about_Windows.reg

    download


     3. To Turn Off "Get tips, tricks, and suggestions as you use Windows"

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

    Turn_Off_Show_me_tips_about_Windows.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. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


    That's it,
    Shawn



  1. Posts : 147
    Windows 10 x64
       28 Nov 2015 #1

    There is also a Group Policy for all users:

    "Do not show Windows Tips"

    Any ideas how to set that using the registry?
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 29,298
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
    Thread Starter
       28 Nov 2015 #2

    Here you go.

    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\EdgeUI

    DisableHelpSticker DWORD

    1 = Disable Tips for all users
    0 = Enable Tips for all users to be able to turn on/off
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 147
    Windows 10 x64
       29 Nov 2015 #3

    Brink said: View Post
    Here you go.

    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\EdgeUI

    DisableHelpSticker DWORD

    1 = Disable Tips for all users
    0 = Enable Tips for all users to be able to turn on/off
    That doesn't seem to work. From what I can tell, the registry key you mentioned corresponds to "Disable help tips," not "Do not show Windows Tips."
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 29,298
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
    Thread Starter
       29 Nov 2015 #4

    Where's that policy located in Group Policy?

    I can then find it in the registry.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  5. Posts : 147
    Windows 10 x64
       29 Nov 2015 #5

    Brink said: View Post
    Where's that policy located in Group Policy?

    I can then find it in the registry.
    It's in CC\Windows Components\Cloud Content.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  6. Posts : 29,298
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
    Thread Starter
       29 Nov 2015 #6

    Ok. Here's for that one.

    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CloudContent

    DisableSoftLanding DWORD

    1 = Disable Windows Tips
    0 or delete = Enable Windows Tips
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  7. Posts : 147
    Windows 10 x64
       29 Nov 2015 #7

    Nice. Thanks!
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  • Posts : 29,298
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
    Thread Starter
       29 Nov 2015 #8

    You're most welcome.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  •    09 Sep 2016 #9

    Brink said: View Post
    You're most welcome.
    Nice work Brink, thanks.

    Just got a notification in my W10 laptop from Tips that I have a new notification in Tips. The new notification is that I have a new notification in Tips. I cannot tell Tips not to give me new notifications where the content of the new notification is simply that there is a new notification. I am very sad that logic is failing in such an exaggerated way and that someone actually greenlit this function in W10. This came after an unwanted forced update that I had to wait for it to finish even though I wanted to do some actual work in a hurry...

    Now I have a keyboard imprinted on my forehead.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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