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Block Ads in Windows 10

Written by Imran Sayyad

That will be annoying if you constantly see pop-up Ads, unwanted advertisements or redirects when using Windows 10, this article will tell you how to make them go away.

The world we lived in is full of advertising and Windows 10 is no exception. Naturally, these Ads have left people frustrated and annoyed, in this article, I will show you how to get rid of them.

Disable Ads on the lock screen

Open Settings > Personalization > Lock Screen and set the background to “Picture” or “Slideshow” instead of Windows Spotlight. Turn off the “Get fun facts, tips, and more from Windows and Cortana on your lock screen”.



Block start menu Ads

Open “Settings”, click on “Personalization”, click on “Start”, and then turn off the “Occasionally show suggestion in start”.

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Get rid of Nagging Taskbar Pop-ups

If you’d like to just use your own preferred applications, take the following steps:

Go for Settings–> System–> Notification & Actions, and then disable “Get tips, tricks, and suggestions as you use Windows”.

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Do you mind Windows 10 showing ads? Let us know what you think in the comments below. Thanks.

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