Set Windows 7 notification dialog boxes to stay open longer

While many prefer to turn off the Windows notification dialog boxes, which appear in the right side taskbar bottom corner near the notification area/system tray, there may be others who find its time of display, to be short!

Set Windows notification dialog boxes to stay open longer

If you wish to have these notification dialog boxes stay open for a longer period of time, do the following:

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Open Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Ease of Access Center > Make it easier to focus on tasks

Scroll down to Adjust time limits and flashing visuals and from the drop down box, select and set the time you want.

Click Apply > OK.

The Windows notification dialog boxes will now remain open for a longer period of time!

Windows 10 user? Make Desktop Notifications last longer in Windows 10. You can also set the Notifications Display Time using our Ultimate Windows Tweaker.

Windows 8 user? See how you can change Notifications display time in Windows 8.

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