Forum FAQ:How to disable Notification Area Balloon Tips RRS feed

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  • How to disable Notification Area Balloon Tips?


    Question :


    How to disable Notification Area Balloon Tips?


    Answer :


    Method 1: Using Control Panel


    1. Click the Start button , click Control Panel , then click System and Security .

    2. Click Review your computer’s status and resolve issues .

    3. Select Change Action Center settings on the left panel.

    4. Now, you should remove the tick marks from the notifications you don’t want to receive in the Security messages and Maintenance settings sections.

    5. Click OK .


    Method 2: Using Group Policy Editor


    1. Click the Start button , type gpedit.msc in the Start Search box and then press ENTER.

    2. Click Continue when the User Account Control (UAC) prompts.

    3. Navigate to the following branch:


    User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Start Menu and Taskbar


    4. Double-click Turn off all balloon notifications and set it to Enabled .

    5. Close Group Policy Editor and restart the computer.
    Thursday, June 17, 2010 9:06 AM

All replies

  • That's fine, but what about killing off the stupid notices telling me I've just sent something to the printer?

    Yes, I know I've just printed something. Why tell me what I know already?

    Monday, July 18, 2011 9:47 AM