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How to Hide or Show Notifications when Duplicating Screen in Windows 10

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Display Switch is used to change the presentation mode of the main display of your Windows 10 PC to project on either the PC screen only, duplicate on second display, extend across all displays, or second screen only.

When you are duplicating your screen during say a presentation, you may not want to have any notifications show.

This tutorial will show you how to hide or show notifications when you are duplicating your screen in Windows 10.

Note   Note
This will only affect the account applied to in Windows 10.


CONTENTS:
  • Option One: To Hide or Show Notifications when Duplicating Screen in Settings
  • Option Two: To Hide or Show Notifications when Duplicating Screen using a REG file





Notifications - Hide or Show when Duplicating Screen in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Notifications - Hide or Show when Duplicating Screen in Windows 10
To Hide or Show Notifications when Duplicating Screen 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 or off (default) to Hide notifications when I'm duplicating my screen for what you want on the right side under Notifications. (see screenshot below)

3. When finished, you can close Settings if you like.

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Notifications - Hide or Show when Duplicating Screen in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Notifications - Hide or Show when Duplicating Screen in Windows 10
To Hide or Show Notifications when Duplicating Screen using a REG file

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

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Notifications\Settings

NOC_GLOBAL_SETTING_SUPRESS_TOASTS_WHILE_DUPLICATING DWORD

(delete) = Off to show notifications
1 = On to hide notifications


1. Do step 2 or step 3 below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Hide Notifications when Duplicating Screen

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

Hide_notifications_when_duplicating_screen.reg

download


 3. To Show Notifications when Duplicating Screen

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.

Show_notifications_when_duplicating_screen.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

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

6. If 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