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How Do I Change Which Items Action Center Checks

March 26, 2012  |  Difficulty: Easy

how to manage Windows® 7 Action Center feature and set the components you want Action Center

Action Center is a utility in Windows® 7 that checks several security and maintenance-related items on your computer and helps you interpret the computer's overall performance to prevent problematic issues. When using Windows® 7 Action Center, the program will notify you through a message in the notification area on the taskbar. The status of the item in the Action Center will change color to reflect the severity of the message, and an action will be recommended. In this article you will learn how to manage this feature and set the components you want Action Center to check and inform you about.

Settings for Action Center:

  1. Open the Start menu and click on the “Control Panel” button.
  2. Under the “System and Security” option, click the “Review your computer's status” option.
  3. Click the “Change Action Center” settings.
  4. Select a check box to make Action Center check an item for changes or problems, or clear a check box to stop it from checking the item.
  5. Click “OK”.


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