Microsoft is always making minor tweaks to Windows 10. Some of these changes have been more successful than others. The taskbar now has a Weather and News widget, but you may not like that. Fortunately, turning it off is easy.
The “News & Interests” widget began rolling out to Windows 10 PCs in June 2020. It’s pretty hard to miss when it appears. You̵
Not interested in a Bing-powered weather and news widget on your taskbar? No problem, it’s easy to get rid of. First, right-click anywhere on the taskbar.
From the menu, select “News & Interests” and then click “Disable” from the submenu.
You can also select “Show icon only” for a smaller widget that takes up less space on your taskbar.
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