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Old 02-23-2005, 08:37 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Red face xp balloons

I have been using Xp for 6 months now......can anyone tell me how to turn off the beginners balloons.....i.e. the ones that show new programs installed, and show initial inetrnet connection etc.

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Old 02-23-2005, 10:00 AM   #2 (permalink)
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The easiest way is to just right-click on the balloons when they come up and set the settings associated with them.


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Go to taskbar and start menu, customize, advanced, uncheck "highlight newly installed programs"
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Old 02-23-2005, 10:52 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Monster is correct, it looks like this:
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HOW TO: Disable Notification Area Balloon Tips in Windows XP:

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