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19 +29/-10 votes

Action Center does not respect user settings

Submitted by JeffLomax on January 10, 2009 to Annoyance, Usability

I opened "Action Center" and turned of every single settings. Still the "Action Center" icon would not remove from my App Tray.

Remove all Vista Nags when users request it. Otherwise Vista 7 will be as big a failure as the original Vista.

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Discussion (10 comments)

xombie wrote on January 10, 2009, 5:10pm

That's to let you know everything is alright.

You don't want to upgrade to 7 because of one flag in your system tray....what?

billerr wrote on January 10, 2009, 5:27pm

Well set it to hide in the Notifications customizing window.

JeffLomax wrote on January 10, 2009, 5:31pm

billerr is right, Microsoft did hide the setting in the ^ in the App Tray, but failed to put it where it belongs, right where the user is configuring the Action Center.

To xombie: I don't want Windows 7 to be annoying and user hostile like Vista. Nagging has to go, period. If not, everyone will just call it Vista 7 and it will be another failure.

xombie wrote on January 10, 2009, 5:35pm

Its just that this didn't seem like a nag, that's all.

.Chris wrote on January 10, 2009, 6:00pm

This is still a beta, and there are still some bugs.....

vista is a fine OS, its just the people who use old hardware and software with it.

XPIsFaster wrote on January 10, 2009, 6:20pm

ALL the Vista Nags must GO. If this site helps Microsoft with anything at all, is MUST be helping to remove the annoyances Vista brought. Microsoft has finally admitted how badly they hurt themselves, so let's get it ALL fixed.

HELP US by pointing out every irksome detail like this! The app tray space is very important, and we should be able to have it clean.

xombie wrote on January 10, 2009, 6:31pm

This is not a problem...you can turn it off....its not a nag...etc etc

In fact you now have COMPLETE control over what appears in the system tray.

Soulburner wrote on January 11, 2009, 10:52am

I believe the action center is used for more than just notifying you about no antivirus software, and the like. It also informs you about troubleshooting events.

Soulburner wrote on January 11, 2009, 10:57am

Oh, I see now that you can disable everything the Action center does... +1 then :)

logic_earth wrote on January 12, 2009, 12:25pm

Just go to the control panel and search for "system icons" and turn off or on what you want. Or right-click on the taskbar > properties > Notification area, Customize... > Turn system icons on or off at the bottom of the window.

nyp wrote on February 17, 2010, 8:16am

Marked as removed.

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