If you don’t like looking at the weather all the time, you can hide it on your taskbar. Here’s how to do it.
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How to change your taskbar settings to hide the weather
If you live in an area with extreme weather conditions, you may want to consider hiding the weather from your taskbar. This can be done by changing your taskbar settings to hide the weather icon.
To do this, open the Settings app and go to the Personalization section. In the Taskbar tab, scroll down to the bottom and find the “Show weather on the taskbar” setting. Toggle this setting off and the weather will no longer be displayed on your taskbar.
How to use the registry editor to hide the weather
If you prefer not to see the weather on your taskbar, you can use the registry editor to hide it. To do this, follow these steps:
1. Run the Registry Editor (regedit.exe).
2. Expand the following key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Shell Extensions \ EdgeUI
3. In the right-hand pane, find the ShowWeather value and change its value from 1 to 0.
4. Close the Registry Editor and restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
How to use a third-party application to hide the weather
If you don’t want to see the weather on your taskbar, you can use a third-party application to hide it. There are a few different applications you can use, but we recommend WXWidget.
To use WXWidget, first download and install the application. Then, launch the application and click on the “Options” button. In the options menu, select “Hide Weather on Taskbar.” That’s it! The weather will no longer be displayed on your taskbar.
How to use the Group Policy Editor to hide the weather
The Group Policy Editor is a tool that administrators use to change the settings on a computer. The Group Policy Editor can be used to hide the weather from the taskbar.
1. Click Start, then type “gpedit.msc” into the search box.
2. Double-click on “User Configuration.”
3. Double-click on “Administrative Templates.”
4. Double-click on “Start Menu and Taskbar.”
5. Double-click on “Remove Internet Explorer icon and Notifications.”
6. Click Enabled, then click OK.
How to use the Windows Features dialog to hide the weather
If you don’t want to use the Windows Features dialog to hide the weather, you can also use the Registry Editor. Simply launch the Registry Editor and then navigate to the following key:
On the right-hand side, double-click on the ShowWeather value and change its value from 1 to 0. You will need to restart your computer for the change to take effect.
How to use the Local Group Policy Editor to hide the weather
The Local Group Policy Editor is a tool used to configure settings for users on a particular computer. The Group Policy Editor can be used to change many different settings, including the ability to hide the weather on your taskbar.
To hide the weather in the taskbar, you’ll need to use the Local Group Policy Editor to change the setting for your user account. Here’s how:
1. Open the Local Group Policy Editor by typing “gpedit.msc” into the search bar next to your Start menu.
2. In the left pane of the Local Group Policy Editor, expand “User Configuration,” then expand “Start Menu and Taskbar.”
3. In the right pane, double-click on “Remove Default Weather Forecast from Taskbar.”
4. Select “Enabled,” then click “OK.”
5. Close the Local Group Policy Editor and restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
How to use Task Scheduler to hide the weather
Windows 10 has a native app for displaying the weather on your taskbar. By default, the app will show the current temperature and forecast for the next few days, but you can customize it to show more detailed information.
If you find Weather App to be a little intrusive, you can use Task Scheduler to hide it from view. Here’s how:
1. Open the Start menu and search for ‘Task Scheduler’.
2. In the Task Scheduler window, expand the ‘Task Scheduler Library’ tree in the left-hand pane.
3. Select ‘Create Basic Task…’ from the right-hand pane.
4. Enter a name and description for your task, then click ‘Next’.
5. On the ‘Trigger’ page, select how often you want the task to run. For example, you could choose to run it daily or weekly.Click ‘Next’.
6. On the ‘Action’ page, select ‘Start a program’. Click ‘Next’.
7. On the ‘Start a Program’ page, click ‘Browse…’ and navigate to C:\Windows\System32\WeatherShowhide_ScheduledTask.exe. Click ‘Open’, then click ‘Next’.8 On the final page, review your settings and click ‘Finish’ to create the task.’WeatherShowhide_ScheduledTask.exe’ is a hidden EXE file that is used by Windows 10 to show or hide the weather app on your taskbar. When you run this file with hidden scheduled tasks, it will automatically hide the weather app from view until you next reboot your PC.’
How to use the Windows Management Instrumentation to hide the weather
Windows Management Instrumentation is a management tool that enables you to control many aspects of your computer, including the visibility of icons on the taskbar. You can use this tool to hide the weather icon on your taskbar so that it doesn’t take up valuable space.
1. Click on the Start Menu and type “run” into the search box.
2. Click on the “Run” application when it appears in the search results.
3. Type “mmc” into the Run dialog box and click OK.
4. When the Microsoft Management Console opens, click on File and then Add/Remove Snap-in from the drop-down menu.
5. In the Add or Remove Snap-ins dialog box, select Windows Management Instrumentation from the Available snap-ins list and click Add.
6. In the Add Standalone Snap-in dialog box, click OK.
7. In the left pane of the MMC, expand down to Taskbar and Start Menu properties to find HideClockAutoUpdateWeather=1 . This setting will hide both clock and weather from displaying in your taskbar by default.
How to use a script to hide the weather
If you’re someone who doesn’t want to see the weather on your taskbar, there’s a way to hide it using a script. All you need is a text editor and a Windows computer.
First, open your text editor and create a new file. Paste the following code into the file:
taskkill /IM Weather.exe /F
Next, save the file with the .bat extension. For example, you could name it “HideWeather.bat”.
Now, whenever you double-click on the “HideWeather.bat” file, it will kill the Weather process and hide the weather from your taskbar.
How to use the Windows PowerShell to hide the weather
In order to use the Windows PowerShell to hide the weather, you will need to first launch the Windows PowerShell by right-clicking on the Start button and then selecting “Windows PowerShell” from the menu.
Once the Windows PowerShell has been launched, you will need to type in the following command and press Enter:
Get-AppxPackage *bingweather* | Remove-AppxPackage
After you have typed in the command and pressed Enter, the weather will no longer be displayed on your taskbar.