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How to disable the Windows 10 action center

Hello! How are you? The action center is an integrated function in Windows 10. It is certainly a useful feature for some users. However, you may also want to disable it. This decision involves generating a new registry value. Which is a simple task easily reversible. Read on to find out how to disable Windows 10 Action Center.

How to disable the action center from the Windows registry.

As always, before modifying the Windows registry, we recommend that you make a backup. You can also review our tutorial on how to clean the Windows registry. Then, just follow these steps:

  • Open the registry editor. To do this, press the Win+R combination to open the Run box. Next, run the regedit command. The Windows registry editor will open immediately. Please navigate to the following path: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\
Windows Registry Editor
Windows Registry Editor
  • Now it is time to create a new key. With this intention, right click on a blank space. Now follow the path: New>Key.
Creating a new key.
Creating a new key.
  • You will assign the name Explorer to this key.
Verifying the creation of the new key
Verifying the creation of the new key
  • Within the newly generated key, you have to create the new configuration. With this in mind, repeat the same procedure but follow the following path: New>DWORD value (32 bit). Assign it as name DisableNotificationCenter
Creating a new DWORD value (32 bit)
  • After it is created, just double click on it and change the value from 0 to 1. Restart the computer.
  • If you want to restore the notification center, simply put a zero where there is a one, and restart again.


Ultimately, we have seen how to disable the Windows 10 Action Center. As you can see, it is a simple procedure to do. Also, note that this will remove the center but not the notifications. If you wish to do so, please follow this tutorial. Bye!

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