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How to Hide or Show Sync Provider Notifications within File Explorer in Windows 10

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Starting with Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14901, Microsoft is testing out new notifications within File Explorer as part of an effort to explore new ways of educating you on features in Windows 10. They’re designed to help you by providing quick, easy information about things you can do or new features you can try to have a better experience with Windows 10.

This tutorial will show you how to hide or show sync provider notifications within File Explorer for your account in Windows 10.


CONTENTS:
  • Option One: To Hide or Show Sync Provider Notifications within File Explorer using File Explorer Options
  • Option Two: To Hide or Show Sync Provider Notifications within File Explorer using a REG File


EXAMPLE: Sync Provider Notifications within File Explorer
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File Explorer Sync Provider Notifications - Hide or Show in Windows 10 OPTION ONE File Explorer Sync Provider Notifications - Hide or Show in Windows 10
To Hide or Show Sync Provider Notifications within File Explorer using File Explorer Options

1. Open File Explorer Options.

2. Click/tap on the View tab, check (default) or uncheck the Show sync provider notifications box for what you want, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)

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File Explorer Sync Provider Notifications - Hide or Show in Windows 10 OPTION TWO File Explorer Sync Provider Notifications - Hide or Show in Windows 10
To Hide or Show Sync Provider Notifications within File Explorer using a REG File

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The .reg files below make changes to the registry key and value below.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced

ShowSyncProviderNotifications DWORD

0 = Hide (off)
1 = Show (on)


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


 2. To Show Sync Provider Notifications within File Explorer

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_On_Show_sync_provider_notifications.reg

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 3. To Hide Sync Provider Notifications within File Explorer

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

Turn_Off_Show_sync_provider_notifications.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 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