Popup Balloons

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by mbunny, Aug 26, 2002.

  1. mbunny

    mbunny Guest

    Anyone know the tweak to reenable those yellow popup balloons?

    The one you see when you first install XP and it tells you to take the tour

    (and can you change that colour?)

    TIA
     
  2. Howling Wolf

    Howling Wolf We did not deserve this !

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    Use XP Powertoys (TweakUI) to re-enable balloons, in the Taskbar section.
    Is this what you wanted ?
     
  3. Static 99

    Static 99 Guest

    Open regedit and navigate to:
    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVerson\Explorer\Advanced]

    Set the DWORD value "EnableBalloonTips" to "1" (without the quotes!) to enable it.
     
  4. mbunny

    mbunny Guest

    thats the one =)

    thanks guys...

    anyone know how to change colour??? =P
     
  5. damnyank

    damnyank I WILL NOT FORGET 911

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    dang and all along I thought to show pop-up descriptions(ie balloons) for folder and desktop items - ya did it this way:


    Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
    Double-click Folder Options.
    On the View tab, select the Show pop-up description for folder and desktop items check box.

    Guess I have been doing things the hard way all along - I should have done it through the registry or another progam!
    ;)
     
  6. Static 99

    Static 99 Guest

    Pop-up descriptions and Balloon tips are not the same!

    See screendump
     
  7. damnyank

    damnyank I WILL NOT FORGET 911

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    dang - no wonder that never kept the balloons turned off!

    Thanks for setting me straight Static 99