How do you get rid of the clock??

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  1. tick59

    tick59 Funster

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    WIFE WENT OUT AND BOUGH NEW TOSHIBA LAPTOP AT "THE CATALOGUE SHOP £165-00p. IT HAS WINDOWS 8 ON IT AND THE CLOCK KEEPS POPPING UP WHEN YOU MOVE THE CURSER AROUND DESKTOP. HOW DO YOU GET RID OF THE BLOODY THING?????
     
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    I've just found this which might be useful:

    ......my enjoyment of win8 increased 100x once I disabled the edge swipe function of the touchpad. Your path might be slightly different but the synaptics touchpad is control panel / hardware and sound / mouse / device settings / settings / edge swipe -- and disable "enable edge swipes"

    this stops the maddening context changes when browsing the web or doing anything on the touch pad really....you can still access the charms on the upper or lower right, and you can still access the history fro the upper left after you disable this...but it is much more controlled.
    .............
     
  3. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    start button

    select 'control panel'

    select 'clock, language and region'

    under 'date and time', select 'add the clock gadget to the desktop'

    from the displayed icons, right click the clock icon and select uninstall.

    clock gone :thumb:
     
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    apologies.....thats for windows 7 :Doh:
     
  5. K9Brian

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    Get rid of Win 8 and load win 7 and then follow pappajohns instructions?:Wink:
     
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    Does this one have a working caps lock?
     
  7. TheDogMan

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    Yes get rid of 8 and load 7
     
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