Task bar pop ups

brocher

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How can i disable the annoying pop ups from the task bar I.E. (connection speed /updates).Any ideas welcome.
 

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To remove XP balloon tips, in the Registry editor (regedit) navigate to:

\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curr
entVersion\Explorer\Advanced...set enablebaloontips to 0
 

brocher

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I have navigated to this point as far as HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curr

entVersion\Explorer\Advanced But i cannot find the listing for the balloon facility , I am running XP pro does this make any difference
 

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look on the right, it should be there, if it's not,


HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\MicrosoftWindows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced

and create a new DWORD value named "EnableBalloonTips" and give a hex value of 0.
 

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before you try my previous post, do a registry search for enableballontips (No spaces) by clicking on edit, and then find
 

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