Notification Panel Won't Go Away

Feb 13, 2020 8:41AM PST

Windows 10 Pro 64 bit, version 1909, build 18363.592. When I click on the notification icon in the taskbar the notification panel slides out from the right side of the screen. But I can't get rid of it. Left click, right click, in the panel, in the desktop, in the taskbar, nothing I do will get it off the screen. This blocks access to everything on the right side of my screen. My only solution is to reboot.

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Seems there are priors.
Feb 13, 2020 8:50AM PST claims they fixed it.

More at

There is also a TWEAK that causes it to stay on screen longer or forever. Usually that's something the owner did so here's the article on that:

Whoops, I can't find the article I wanted so I'm going with the one to disable the action center.
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Tried all the "fix" solutions you've suggested
Feb 13, 2020 5:07PM PST

but none worked so I just turned off the whole thing using the Local Group Policy Editor.

I did notice dialog boxes in some solutions were different than in my system. Example: the groovypost site shows "Turn system icons on or off" under "Quick Actions" but my system shows "Edit your quick actions". I get the finger pointing cursor but clicking doesn't get any response. Not sure if this is good or bad!

Thanks for responding.

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