How to Disable Charms Hint in Window 8 & 8.1

Posted by Britt Duncan - August 12, 2014

In Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, the charms bar will appear when we move the cursor to the upper or lower right corners of the screen. Maybe some computer users think this feature is annoying. The reason is that the charms bar shows up many times when users accidentally move the mouse to the top or bottom right side corner. In today’s tutorial, we will show you how to disable the charms bar hint in your operating system.
charms bar

Method One

1. Right-click on the Taskbar, and click on Properties.

2. In Taskbar and Navigation properties, click on the Navigation tab, and uncheck the When I point to the upper-right corner, show the charms box, and click OK.

Method Two

1. In Window 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1, hit Win + C keys to open PC settings, and click on PC and devices on the left side.
win8.1-pc settings

PC and device

2. Click on Corners and edges on the left side, and drag the When I point to the upper-right corner, show the charms slider to the left to turn it off.
corners and edges

corner navigation

3. When finished, close the PC settings.

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