How to Disable All Windows 10's Built-In Advertising
How to Disable All Windows 10's Built-In Advertising

Disable All Windows 10’s Built-In Advertising by altering the respective settings of all types of ads in your Windows 10 PC. So follow the guide to implementing this on your PC.

The all-new version of Windows, i.e., Windows 10 is being sold out for a free upgrade and is also available for $200 for the licensed copy. However, the Microsoft isn’t getting in a loss and is probably getting more than enough benefit, but for a while, it has introduced the Built-in advertising functionality in the Windows 10 which could be done for monetizing purposes only. All these sudden adds that appear in the Windows make it feel like shit while you are using it and the users would also not like it at all. Being one of those who is frustrated by the Built-in advertising in the exceptional Windows 10, you might all be finding the way to block all those ads to appear, but because of no such function or feature directly available, there could be a lot more frustration. To help you all gone mad with the ads of Windows 10, I have written the method through which you could disable all those ads. To know about the method, just read the whole article which is given below.

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How to Disable All Windows 10’s Built-In Advertising

The method is quite simple and easy, and you just need to follow the simple step by step guide below to proceed.

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Disable Lockscreen Ads

Disable All Windows 10's Built-In Advertising
Disable All Windows 10’s Built-In Advertising

Head to the Settings>Personalization>Lock Screen and there set up the background to Pictures or Slideshow rather than Spotlight.

Stop Suggested Apps Ads in Start menu

Disable All Windows 10's Built-In Advertising
Disable All Windows 10’s Built-In Advertising

Head to the Settings>Personalization>Start and there set the “Occasionally show Suggestions in Start” to Off.

Disable Tips

Disable All Windows 10's Built-In Advertising
Disable All Windows 10’s Built-In Advertising

Head to the Settings>Personalization>Notifications and Actions and from there, disable the “Get tips, tricks, and suggestions as you use Windows” Option.

Disable Cortana

Disable All Windows 10's Built-In Advertising
Disable All Windows 10’s Built-In Advertising

Click on the Cortana Search Bar, click on the settings icon and then scroll the option “Taskbar Tidbits” and disable it from there. It won’t disturb you in the taskbar.

Vanish “Get Office” Notifications

Disable All Windows 10's Built-In Advertising
Disable All Windows 10’s Built-In Advertising

Head to the Settings>Personalization>Notifications and Actions and from there, scroll to the option “Get office” app and hence set it to Off. Prefer to search for the Get Office in the start menu and uninstall it from there.

Uninstall Candy Crush Saga or other such automatically installed games

Disable All Windows 10's Built-In Advertising
Disable All Windows 10’s Built-In Advertising

Simply locate the apps for such games in the start menu and from there right click on these and hence select the Uninstall option.

Disable Live Tiles and Unpin Windows Apps

Disable Ads On Your Windows 10
Disable Ads On Your Windows 10

Right click on the apps with the live tiles and hence select the More option, from there disable the Live tile functionality. You could also try to remove the tile or unpin for the whole correction. These live tile apps pretend to show the ads so better remove these or disable Live Tile function.

Prevent Solitaire Game

Disable All Windows 10's Built-In Advertising
Disable All Windows 10’s Built-In Advertising

Stay away from the solitaire game because it is fitted with lots of ads and even the video ads are also there which could be more than 30 seconds long. You have the choice by the Microsoft, pay $10 a year to get rid of these ads.

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Remove Ads From the Windows Ink Workspace

Disable All Windows 10's Built-In Advertising
Disable All Windows 10’s Built-In Advertising

Well, for those who don’t know, Windows 10 includes its own ‘Suggested Apps’ section in Windows Ink Workspace. The section advertises pen-enabled apps which are already available on Windows Store. These do nothing apart from consuming your resources. So, you can disable the option from Settings > Devices > Pen & Windows Ink and turn off the ‘Show recommended app suggestion’ option.

Hide Apps From Share Pane

Disable All Windows 10's Built-In Advertising
Disable All Windows 10’s Built-In Advertising

Well, Windows 10 also comes with a new SHare pane to File Explorer. Well, the share pane does show the app that is already installed on your device. But, it also shows you ‘Suggested’ apps. These are some sort of advertising to push users to Windows store. So, in order to hide the suggested apps, right click on the Share dialog box and uncheck the option ‘Show app suggestion’. This will stop showing app suggestions in the share pane.

And this was the method through which you could disable all the Windows 10’s Built-In Advertising and hence enjoy the cleaner and clearer Windows Experience while connected to the internet. As from the article, you have got up that the method isn’t too difficult or complex, but any moderate user could apply it without any issues. It’s now your time to apply this method and therefore make up your Windows free of all those junk Ads which are streamed into built-in features of Windows. Hope you would like up the method, don’t forget to share your views.



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Karanpreet Singh is the Co-Founder of Techviral. He writes about how to, tutorials especially on Android, iPhone, Computer, Internet, Social Networks, etc. Apart from this, he is an Ec-Council CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) and a Digital Marketing Expert. He loves to share his knowledge with others through blogging.

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