How to Enable or Disable New App Installed Notification in Windows 8

Whenever you install a new application on Windows 8, there is a small notification on the upper right hand corner that says "You have new apps that can open this type of file" whenever you open up a file that is associated with a previous program and now has a new program to open it up. To disable or enable these notifications in Windows 8, here is what you have to do:

Do not show new app installation notification in Windows 8

1. Go to Local Group Policy Editor by typing gpedit.msc and pressing Enter in Metro Menu

Type gpedit in Metro Menu and press Enter

2. Now navigate to Computer Configuration, Administrative Templates,Windows Components, and open File Explorer. Now double click on Do not show the "new application installed" notification.

Double click do not show the new application installed notification

3. To disable the notification, select Enabled and to enable it, select Disabled

Enable or disable the new application installed notification

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