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Windows 10 Taskbar Notification Area

The notification area is on the right-hand side of the taskbar, and looks something like this:

Notification Area in Windows 10

You can tweak what goes in to your notification area. On the Settings page, click the link that says "Select which icons appear on the taskbar":

You'll then see this screen:

Turning system icons on or off

This is a list of items you can switch on or off by clicking the toggle switches. For example, if you don't want the clock in the Notification area, click where it says On. The toggle switch will then say Off, and the clock will disappear from your Notification area in the bottom right.

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