This article explains how to disable balloon tips in Windows Vista. Balloon tips are notifications that are displayed on the desktop whenever an event is triggered. While they can be helpful at times, they are more often than not annoying, especially if they pop up when you are working on something else at the time.
I thought it would be a nice follow up article to the one describing how you can make the balloon tips on the Vista operating system transparent.I personally think that Balloon Tips have no right to be there at all, they look awful and most do not contain information that are important in any way.
I disabled them the first day I started using Windows XP and I did the same on my Windows Vista notebook. Balloon Tips are a waste of time in my opinion. Let me explain how you can disable balloon tips in Windows Vista.
As I said earlier gpedit.msc is not available in Windows Vista Home and Home Premium which means that we have to rely on the registry to disable those annoying balloon tips in Windows Vista.
The changes take effect after the system has been restarted.Advertisement
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