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How to Stop Annoying Balloon Tips in the Windows Notification Area ?

No one likes the annoying balloon tips which often comes in our windows operating system.

There is a very easy way to get rid of them.

Here is the procedure for disabling these balloon tips:

  1. Go to Start > Run, enter regedit, (start the registry editor)
  2. Search for the key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced
  3. See the DWORD value EnableBalloonTips in the registry editor right pane
    • If it is available, give it hexadecimal value of 0 (zero) by double clicking on it.
    • If you don’t see this key, create a new DWORD value, and name it as EnableBalloonTips. Now give it hexadecimal value of 0 by double clicking on it.

    Stop Those Annoying Balloon Tips in the Notification Area of Windows

  4. Hit the OK button and close the regedit – registry editor.

From now onwards, you won’t get the annoying balloon tips.

Enjoy!