Windows recently updated their OS windows 10 with the introduction of the annoying News & Weather widget in the taskbar. Officially it is known as “News & Interest” and in this article, I will teach you how you can disable it.
With this trick, you will be able to put your taskbar back to normal.
How to disable News & interest
News & Interest is a new widget introduced and recent windows 10 update. This tutorial shows how you can disable/remove it from the taskbar.
1. Right-click on the taskbar
Pardon my Trash icon, but you can right-click on any part of the taskbar and the above menu should appear.
2. Locate News and interest and click on it
You can see the “News and interests” item right below the “Search”, once you click or hover it should provide you with few options.
3. Click Turn Off
The last and final step to disable weather from the taskbar is to click on the “Turn Off” option and then the taskbar should come back to normal.
If you miss the weather widget in a very unlikely scenario, you can re-enable it by clicking on “Show icon and text”.
How to disable the news panel on a hover of the weather widget?
If you’re one of the people who like to keep a tab on current weather but annoyed by window 10’s News and interest widget opening with just mouse hover then we have good news, you can disable that hover functionality.
To disable on hover for news and interest, you just need to Right Click -> News and interest -> uncheck “Open on hover”.
Feel free to comment if you have any queries regarding the new Windows 10 update or any other suggestions.