Icons and notifications appear on the taskbar in Windows 8. But do you know that you have complete authority as to which of these to enable or disable? There are already several icons and you can enable or disable their updates in taskbar. Here is how you can do it in Windows 8:
1. Press Windows Hot Key + R to initiate Run. Now type in Control Panel and press Enter
2. Click Notification Area Icons
3. In this window, you can set which icons you can show or hide and for which icons you can enable or disable notifications.
The steps are simple to follow and you can change notifications of any icons that you want on your desktop.