Windows Tip: Turning off Windows Store Notifications

Windows 8 Store
If you want to turn off the notification you get every time you install a new app, it’s easy to do so. When you install an app from the Windows Store, the Store will send a push notification on the upper right corner with the message “[name of app] has been installed.” You can click the notification to launch your new app. If you do not want to see that notification but don’t want to globally turn off notifications for all apps, you can do so from the Windows Store Settings charm. Continue reading

Tip: Ninite Makes Installing Windows Apps Easier than Ever

One of the most annoying things about installing desktop apps on Windows is that they take you through a huge process of unnecessary steps. These tedious steps involve clicking through “Next”, “Next”, etc. most of the screen have option we never need to touch, like choosing a install destination. Furthermore, many installer also require you to go through screens that asks you to install other, unnecessary, software (also known as crapware), where we would have to uncheck items to prevent from those software from being installed.

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