How To Disable Popup Warnings in Windows XP?

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Popups one of the most hated menace, a popup for each and every stupid action. Windows XP claims to have ehnaced user experience that is user is informed of all the major changes and criticalities in system. But the popup warnings by are really irritating once. Windows XP may be one of the more stable and developed operating systems. For those users who would like to disable the popups or who hate those popping info boxes here is a set of instructions that can help you in disabling the popups.

WinXP popup

Step1: Click Start menu and go to Run and type regedit, click OK.

Step2: Locate HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced

Step3: Right click on the right-hand pane, make New> DWORD Value and name it EnableBallonTips.

Step4: Set the value to 0 to disable ballontips, and set it back to 1 to enable balloontips.

 

The above hack disables most of the ballontips and in order to eliminate all those popups do the following steps too. In each of the following locations, change the values to 0 to disable balloontips.

Location: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\

  1. Change the value of FolderContentsInfoTip to 0

Location: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\

  1. Change the value of ShowInfoTip to 0.

Location: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\tips\Show

  1. Change the value of Show to 0

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One Response to “How To Disable Popup Warnings in Windows XP?”

  1. Deepak on September 15th, 2008 11:55 am

    Hi. fnds
    Now+ i am very glad otherwise it was a big prob. for me &
    i request to all pls try this.

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