Disable Balloon tips

on Saturday, November 21, 2009

Balloon tips can sometimes be boring especially when you know what is going to be displayed.  Let me tell you how to disable these tips.

1.  Navigate through Start->Run->regedit to open Registry Editor.

2.  Once again navigate to
     You will find  the following keys in the right panel corresponding to the above location

3.   Change the value of the above keys to "00000000" (without quotes).

4.   Similar keys can also be found at
      Change their values also to "00000000" (without quotes, again).

You can paste the following lines into a notepad exactly as it is and save it as with an extension of .reg (for example Disableballoontips.reg.  Be careful, when saving notepad, select the Save As File Type to "All Files".  Double click the file to get the above result.
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00



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