Pop-up ads in the lower right-hand corner of Windows desktop

You may at some time in the past have told your browser to allow a website to show you notifications. Now the site's ads are popping up in the Windows notification area.

Google Chrome

  1. Click the Chrome menu (the three vertical dots in the upper right corner of the Chrome window) and and select Settings.
  2. Under "Privacy and security" click Site Settings.
  3. Under "Permissions" click Notifications. Here you can choose what notifications are allowed to appear on your desktop.
  4. Turn off notifications from any site you no longer want to see notifications from.

If that doesn't stop the pop-ups, the ads might be coming from Windows 10 itself. Here's how to stop them.

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