Disable pop-up balloon tips

Posted in Windows Vista by Steve Sinchak

Tired of pop-up tips showing up all over the interface? With group policy editor, you can easily stop them from showing up for good.

  1. Start up the group policy editor by clicking on the start button and keying in gpedit.msc and pressing Enter.
  2. Expand User Configuration, Administrative Templates and Start Menu and Taskbar.
  3. Select Remove Balloon Tips on Start Menu items, right click on it and select Properties.
  4. Select Enable and hit OK.
  5. Close Group Policy Editor and you are finished.
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