RE: Bust Printer Info Balloons



Tecknomage
07-10-2005, 02:11 AM
"PaulJS" wrote:

> Hi!
> I have a real life-or-death question regarding Windows XP. I haven't been
> able to find an answer in TechNet searches, etc. I simply want to stop an
> information balloon from popping up whenever I send something to my
> printer(s). The popup appears in the system tray over a printer icon
> whenever I send a print job. Settings: I'm running Windows XP Pro, SP2. I
> have a server (Windows 2000 Advanced Server) and a small network. The
> printer(s) are installed on this machine and are accessed a network printers
> from my Win XP Pro machine. Also, I disabled an option (on the Win XP
> machine), that had something to do with information balloons, but at the time
> of writing this note, I cannot recall exactly where that setting is located.
> However, I disabled it in hopes of shutting off the printer info balloons.
> Thanks for your help!!!
> --
> PaulJS

Add me to the list of people who would like to disable this "balloon."

Bert Kinney
07-10-2005, 02:11 AM
Hi,

How to remove Balloon Tips:
This can be done using Tweakui. Install Tweakui and go to
Task and Start menu, then uncheck Enable balloon tips.
Or here's a script to Disable Balloon Tips
http://www.dougknox.com/xp/scripts_desc/xp_balloontips.htm

HOW TO: Disable Notification Area Balloon Tips in Windows XP:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;307729&sd=tech

--
Regards,
Bert Kinney MS-MVP Shell/User
http://dts-l.org/


Tecknomage wrote:
> "PaulJS" wrote:
>
>> Hi!
>> I have a real life-or-death question regarding Windows
>> XP. I haven't been able to find an answer in TechNet
>> searches, etc. I simply want to stop an information
>> balloon from popping up whenever I send something to my
>> printer(s). The popup appears in the system tray over a
>> printer icon whenever I send a print job. Settings: I'm
>> running Windows XP Pro, SP2. I have a server (Windows
>> 2000 Advanced Server) and a small network. The
>> printer(s) are installed on this machine and are
>> accessed a network printers from my Win XP Pro machine.
>> Also, I disabled an option (on the Win XP machine), that
>> had something to do with information balloons, but at
>> the time of writing this note, I cannot recall exactly
>> where that setting is located. However, I disabled it in
>> hopes of shutting off the printer info balloons. Thanks
>> for your help!!! --
>> PaulJS
>
> Add me to the list of people who would like to disable
> this "balloon."


RE: Bust Printer Info Balloons