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Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

After windows 10 update I keep getting  scantoactivattionapp error on my desktop

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@Joe1510 

 

The update may have changed your Windows Notifications settings.

 

A couple of ideas...

 

Method - Disable ScanToPCActivationApp in Startup (Windows 10)

 

Paraphrased from a Solution Contributed by DavidPK

  • Right-Click an empty area of the Taskbar and select Task Manager
  • In the Task Manager window, click on 'More details' near the bottom left
  • Select tab Start-up > Left-Click the entry ScanToPCActivationApp to highlight
  • Click the 'Disable' button in the bottom right of the window.
  • Close Task Manager (and other programs) > Restart the notebook and log in

 

Method - Switch OFF ScanToPCActivationApp Notification

 

  • Windows key SettingsPersonalization (Background, lock screen, colors
  • TaskBar Scroll down to Notification Area > Select which icons appear on the taskbar
  • Set OFF Always show all icons in the notification area (Allows notifications to be edited)
  • Scroll down
  • Switch OFF ScanToPCActivationApp
  • If desired, Set ON   Always show all icons in the notification area

 

and, perhaps...

 

Method - Printer Notifications (Recent versions of Windows)

 

Control Panel > icon view > Devices and Printers >

Left-Click one time on Printer > (top ribbon) Print Server Properties >

Tab Advanced > UNCHECK the following

  • Show informational notifications for local printers
  • Show informational notifications for network printers

OK

 

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