Windows 8.1 – How to disable charms bar

The Chime bar is a new feature introduced in Windows 8. It’s a universal toolbar that allows you access to core Windows 8 features at any time by simply swiping the righ side of the screen.

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If you want to disable it, the steps below detail how to disable the Chime bar in Windows 8.1.

  1. Right click the taskbar and select ‘Properties’
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  3. Open the ‘Navigation’ tab
  4. Under ‘Corner Navigation’ un-tick ‘When I point to the upper right corner, show the charms’
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  6. Click ‘OK’ to save the changes.

 

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