Solved How to kill Location Notification ?


cereberus

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I get this irritating Location icon on my task bar every time I reboot - it goes away after a few seconds, but I cannot find a way to disable it, other than disabling location services. Any ideas?





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It comes up here if I run the desktop version of Ookla Speedtest, pure guess but you have something in your start up that's looking for your location?
 

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It comes up here if I run the desktop version of Ookla Speedtest, pure guess but you have something in your start up that's looking for your location?
Yeah - could be. I have disabled all the unnecessary start apps from Task Manager, but when I looked in Task Scheduler, there was a lot of garbage e.g. check for updates triggered at logon.

Need to test it now.

Thanks for idea regardless if correct or not:-).
 

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Is this it? I don't get them and keep it off underneath this banner you can allow any apps you wish
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cereberus

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Is this it? I don't get them and keep it off underneath this banner you can allow any apps you wish
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Sure, that is what I did to stop it, but @clam1952 seems to have hit nail on head - it was obviously something in my Tsk Scheduler causing it - I have option on again, and the icon has gone away.

I will mark as closed.
 

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    Yep, Laptop has one.
    Memory
    16 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Integrated Intel Iris XE
    Sound Card
    Realtek built in
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    N/A
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    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1 TB Optane NVME SSD, 1 TB NVME SSD
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    Yep, got one
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    Yep, got one
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    Stella Artois
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