Updated: 12/26/2023 by Computer Hope
Exclamation mark used as a notification.

A notification is a message displayed by an operating system or program that is unrelated to user activity on the computer. For example, while browsing the Internet on a laptop, a low battery notification may notify you to plug the laptop into an outlet.

In Microsoft Windows notifications are handled and shown by the Windows notification area.

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