LKBEN10827: How to disable the Windows XP Balloon Tips


You need to disable the balloon tips.


You want to disable the Balloon Tips of your Windows XP.


To disable the balloon Tips you have to change one registry key.

First start regedit: Start -> run -> regedit

Then search for the follwing entry: "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced"

Look for the key "EnableBalloonTips" and change the value from 1 to 0.

Now the Balloon Tips aren't shown any more


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About the Author

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.

Latest update: 05/10/2020 | Comment: