11 March, 2008

Enable/Disable Notification Area Balloon Tips


This tweak disables the annoying balloon tips that appear adjacent to the Notification area.

The [Notification Area] is on the right side of the Taskbar, adjacent to the Clock display.

  1. [Start] [Run] [Regedit]
  2. Registry Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced
    Modify/Create the Value Data Type(s) and Value Name(s) as detailed below.
  3. Data Type: REG_DWORD [Dword Value] // Value Name: EnableBalloonTips
  4. Setting for Value Data: [0 = Balloon Tips Disabled / 1 = Balloon Tips Enabled]
  5. Exit Registry and Reboot


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