Windows XP - Disable tooltips

October 2016

To disable tooltips given by Windows follow these simple steps:
  • Click on Start > Run > type regedit
  • Expand the following key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\ Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced
  • Create a new (DWORD) value and name it as: EnableBalloonTips
  • Give it the value: 0x00000000
  • Close registry and restart your PC.

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