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Anonymous
July 5, 2005 7:22:14 PM

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Hi,

Pop-up balloons are driving me crazy. I have gone into Tools > Folder
Options > View and unchecked the box for "Show pop-up description for folder
and desktop items" but I continue to get the balloons.

When I point to the Start button, I get a pop-up balloon that tells me that
I have too many items in my start menu. There are only 9 items in my start
menu.

Also, when I place my pointer on a file, the yellow pop-up appears. When I
point to this screen for this message, I get a yellow pop-up that says "Enter
your message." When I point to "Post," it says "Post this message." And the
list goes on and on with everything I point to, and the pop-up sometimes is
so large that I can't see what I want to see behind it.

I don't want either of these pop-ups. Where can I find the setting to
disable these items?
Anonymous
July 5, 2005 7:22:15 PM

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From Kelly's web site:

Disable Balloon Tips or Disable All (Row 11)
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm

Disable All includes: Balloon Tips, Folder Contents Info Tips, Explorer Pop-Ups, Show Info
Tips, Start Menu and Notification Area.
--

T.C.
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"denisedenise" <denisedenise@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:B6974FE2-F66F-4409-B4F3-609A11D01619@microsoft.com...
> Hi,
>
> Pop-up balloons are driving me crazy. I have gone into Tools > Folder
> Options > View and unchecked the box for "Show pop-up description for folder
> and desktop items" but I continue to get the balloons.
>
> When I point to the Start button, I get a pop-up balloon that tells me that
> I have too many items in my start menu. There are only 9 items in my start
> menu.
>
> Also, when I place my pointer on a file, the yellow pop-up appears. When I
> point to this screen for this message, I get a yellow pop-up that says "Enter
> your message." When I point to "Post," it says "Post this message." And the
> list goes on and on with everything I point to, and the pop-up sometimes is
> so large that I can't see what I want to see behind it.
>
> I don't want either of these pop-ups. Where can I find the setting to
> disable these items?
Anonymous
July 5, 2005 11:18:01 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)

Hi t.cruise,

Thanks for responding. I downloaded that program already but it didn't
help. I still get the balloons and pointer pop-ups.

Denise

======================================

"t.cruise" wrote:

> From Kelly's web site:
>
> Disable Balloon Tips or Disable All (Row 11)
> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
>
> Disable All includes: Balloon Tips, Folder Contents Info Tips, Explorer Pop-Ups, Show Info
> Tips, Start Menu and Notification Area.
> --
>
> T.C.
> t__cruise@[NoSpam]hotmail.com
> Remove [NoSpam] to reply
>
>
>
>
> "denisedenise" <denisedenise@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:B6974FE2-F66F-4409-B4F3-609A11D01619@microsoft.com...
> > Hi,
> >
> > Pop-up balloons are driving me crazy. I have gone into Tools > Folder
> > Options > View and unchecked the box for "Show pop-up description for folder
> > and desktop items" but I continue to get the balloons.
> >
> > When I point to the Start button, I get a pop-up balloon that tells me that
> > I have too many items in my start menu. There are only 9 items in my start
> > menu.
> >
> > Also, when I place my pointer on a file, the yellow pop-up appears. When I
> > point to this screen for this message, I get a yellow pop-up that says "Enter
> > your message." When I point to "Post," it says "Post this message." And the
> > list goes on and on with everything I point to, and the pop-up sometimes is
> > so large that I can't see what I want to see behind it.
> >
> > I don't want either of these pop-ups. Where can I find the setting to
> > disable these items?
>
>
>
Related resources
July 6, 2005 2:03:29 AM

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denisedenise wrote:

> Hi t.cruise,
>
> Thanks for responding. I downloaded that program already but it didn't
> help. I still get the balloons and pointer pop-ups.
>
> Denise
>
> ======================================
>
> "t.cruise" wrote:
>
>
>>From Kelly's web site:
>>
>>Disable Balloon Tips or Disable All (Row 11)
>>http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
>>
>>Disable All includes: Balloon Tips, Folder Contents Info Tips, Explorer Pop-Ups, Show Info
>>Tips, Start Menu and Notification Area.
>>--
>>
>>T.C.
>>t__cruise@[NoSpam]hotmail.com
>>Remove [NoSpam] to reply
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>"denisedenise" <denisedenise@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>news:B6974FE2-F66F-4409-B4F3-609A11D01619@microsoft.com...
>>
>>>Hi,
>>>
>>>Pop-up balloons are driving me crazy. I have gone into Tools > Folder
>>>Options > View and unchecked the box for "Show pop-up description for folder
>>>and desktop items" but I continue to get the balloons.
>>>
>>>When I point to the Start button, I get a pop-up balloon that tells me that
>>>I have too many items in my start menu. There are only 9 items in my start
>>>menu.
>>>
>>>Also, when I place my pointer on a file, the yellow pop-up appears. When I
>>>point to this screen for this message, I get a yellow pop-up that says "Enter
>>>your message." When I point to "Post," it says "Post this message." And the
>>>list goes on and on with everything I point to, and the pop-up sometimes is
>>>so large that I can't see what I want to see behind it.
>>>
>>>I don't want either of these pop-ups. Where can I find the setting to
>>>disable these items?
>>
>>
>>

Did you click on the Disable All part of the line, then properly save
and import the *.reg file into the registry?

--
Rock
MS MVP Windows - Shell/User
Anonymous
July 6, 2005 6:46:10 PM

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Hi T.cruise,

I downloaded the program with disable all this time and i finally got rid of
the pop-ups. Thanks so much for your help.

Denise

=========================

"t.cruise" wrote:

> From Kelly's web site:
>
> Disable Balloon Tips or Disable All (Row 11)
> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
>
> Disable All includes: Balloon Tips, Folder Contents Info Tips, Explorer Pop-Ups, Show Info
> Tips, Start Menu and Notification Area.
> --
>
> T.C.
> t__cruise@[NoSpam]hotmail.com
> Remove [NoSpam] to reply
>
>
>
>
> "denisedenise" <denisedenise@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:B6974FE2-F66F-4409-B4F3-609A11D01619@microsoft.com...
> > Hi,
> >
> > Pop-up balloons are driving me crazy. I have gone into Tools > Folder
> > Options > View and unchecked the box for "Show pop-up description for folder
> > and desktop items" but I continue to get the balloons.
> >
> > When I point to the Start button, I get a pop-up balloon that tells me that
> > I have too many items in my start menu. There are only 9 items in my start
> > menu.
> >
> > Also, when I place my pointer on a file, the yellow pop-up appears. When I
> > point to this screen for this message, I get a yellow pop-up that says "Enter
> > your message." When I point to "Post," it says "Post this message." And the
> > list goes on and on with everything I point to, and the pop-up sometimes is
> > so large that I can't see what I want to see behind it.
> >
> > I don't want either of these pop-ups. Where can I find the setting to
> > disable these items?
>
>
>
Anonymous
July 6, 2005 6:46:11 PM

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Denise:

I am glad that your problem was solved. But, the thanks should go to Kelly. Kelly's web
site has a plethora of Windows XP fixes, tips, and information...
--

T.C.
t__cruise@[NoSpam]hotmail.com
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"denisedenise" <denisedenise@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:860C35D3-00E8-4781-AA39-3E970B973E4D@microsoft.com...
> Hi T.cruise,
>
> I downloaded the program with disable all this time and i finally got rid of
> the pop-ups. Thanks so much for your help.
>
> Denise
>
> =========================
>
> "t.cruise" wrote:
>
> > From Kelly's web site:
> >
> > Disable Balloon Tips or Disable All (Row 11)
> > http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
> >
> > Disable All includes: Balloon Tips, Folder Contents Info Tips, Explorer Pop-Ups, Show
Info
> > Tips, Start Menu and Notification Area.
> > --
> >
> > T.C.
> > t__cruise@[NoSpam]hotmail.com
> > Remove [NoSpam] to reply
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > "denisedenise" <denisedenise@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:B6974FE2-F66F-4409-B4F3-609A11D01619@microsoft.com...
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Pop-up balloons are driving me crazy. I have gone into Tools > Folder
> > > Options > View and unchecked the box for "Show pop-up description for folder
> > > and desktop items" but I continue to get the balloons.
> > >
> > > When I point to the Start button, I get a pop-up balloon that tells me that
> > > I have too many items in my start menu. There are only 9 items in my start
> > > menu.
> > >
> > > Also, when I place my pointer on a file, the yellow pop-up appears. When I
> > > point to this screen for this message, I get a yellow pop-up that says "Enter
> > > your message." When I point to "Post," it says "Post this message." And the
> > > list goes on and on with everything I point to, and the pop-up sometimes is
> > > so large that I can't see what I want to see behind it.
> > >
> > > I don't want either of these pop-ups. Where can I find the setting to
> > > disable these items?
> >
> >
> >
Anonymous
July 6, 2005 6:46:14 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)

> denisedenise wrote:
>
> > Hi t.cruise,
> >
> > Thanks for responding. I downloaded that program already but it didn't
> > help. I still get the balloons and pointer pop-ups.
> >
> > Denise
> >
> > ======================================
> >
> > "t.cruise" wrote:
> >
> >
> >>From Kelly's web site:
> >>
> >>Disable Balloon Tips or Disable All (Row 11)
> >>http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
> >>
> >>Disable All includes: Balloon Tips, Folder Contents Info Tips, Explorer Pop-Ups, Show Info
> >>Tips, Start Menu and Notification Area.
> >>--
> >>
> >>T.C.
> >>t__cruise@[NoSpam]hotmail.com
> >>Remove [NoSpam] to reply
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>"denisedenise" <denisedenise@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >>news:B6974FE2-F66F-4409-B4F3-609A11D01619@microsoft.com...
> >>
> >>>Hi,
> >>>
> >>>Pop-up balloons are driving me crazy. I have gone into Tools > Folder
> >>>Options > View and unchecked the box for "Show pop-up description for folder
> >>>and desktop items" but I continue to get the balloons.
> >>>
> >>>When I point to the Start button, I get a pop-up balloon that tells me that
> >>>I have too many items in my start menu. There are only 9 items in my start
> >>>menu.
> >>>
> >>>Also, when I place my pointer on a file, the yellow pop-up appears. When I
> >>>point to this screen for this message, I get a yellow pop-up that says "Enter
> >>>your message." When I point to "Post," it says "Post this message." And the
> >>>list goes on and on with everything I point to, and the pop-up sometimes is
> >>>so large that I can't see what I want to see behind it.
> >>>
> >>>I don't want either of these pop-ups. Where can I find the setting to
> >>>disable these items?
> >>
> >>
> >>
>
> Did you click on the Disable All part of the line, then properly save
> and import the *.reg file into the registry?
>
> --
> Rock
> MS MVP Windows - Shell/User

====================================

Hi Rock,

I downloaded the program with disable all this time and i finally got rid of
the pop-ups. I didn't have to import it to registry as it was done
automatically. I usually don't like to touch my registry but it was worth it
this time (I hope).

Thanks for your help.

Denise

>
>
July 6, 2005 7:36:26 PM

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denisedenise wrote:

> Hi Rock,
>
> I downloaded the program with disable all this time and i finally got rid of
> the pop-ups. I didn't have to import it to registry as it was done
> automatically. I usually don't like to touch my registry but it was worth it
> this time (I hope).
>
> Thanks for your help.
>
> Denise

You did import it into the registry -- by double clicking on the *.reg
file. Glad things are how you want it now.

--
Rock
MS MVP Windows - Shell/User
Anonymous
July 7, 2005 1:42:01 PM

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Hello again!

This morning when I turned my computer on, the pointer pop-ups were there
again. Is there anything that I can do or do I need to run the program
whenever I turn my computer on?

Denise

======================================

"t.cruise" wrote:

> Denise:
>
> I am glad that your problem was solved. But, the thanks should go to Kelly. Kelly's web
> site has a plethora of Windows XP fixes, tips, and information...
> --
>
> T.C.
> t__cruise@[NoSpam]hotmail.com
> Remove [NoSpam] to reply
>
>
>
> "denisedenise" <denisedenise@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:860C35D3-00E8-4781-AA39-3E970B973E4D@microsoft.com...
> > Hi T.cruise,
> >
> > I downloaded the program with disable all this time and i finally got rid of
> > the pop-ups. Thanks so much for your help.
> >
> > Denise
> >
> > =========================
> >
> > "t.cruise" wrote:
> >
> > > From Kelly's web site:
> > >
> > > Disable Balloon Tips or Disable All (Row 11)
> > > http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
> > >
> > > Disable All includes: Balloon Tips, Folder Contents Info Tips, Explorer Pop-Ups, Show
> Info
> > > Tips, Start Menu and Notification Area.
> > > --
> > >
> > > T.C.
> > > t__cruise@[NoSpam]hotmail.com
> > > Remove [NoSpam] to reply
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > "denisedenise" <denisedenise@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > > news:B6974FE2-F66F-4409-B4F3-609A11D01619@microsoft.com...
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > Pop-up balloons are driving me crazy. I have gone into Tools > Folder
> > > > Options > View and unchecked the box for "Show pop-up description for folder
> > > > and desktop items" but I continue to get the balloons.
> > > >
> > > > When I point to the Start button, I get a pop-up balloon that tells me that
> > > > I have too many items in my start menu. There are only 9 items in my start
> > > > menu.
> > > >
> > > > Also, when I place my pointer on a file, the yellow pop-up appears. When I
> > > > point to this screen for this message, I get a yellow pop-up that says "Enter
> > > > your message." When I point to "Post," it says "Post this message." And the
> > > > list goes on and on with everything I point to, and the pop-up sometimes is
> > > > so large that I can't see what I want to see behind it.
> > > >
> > > > I don't want either of these pop-ups. Where can I find the setting to
> > > > disable these items?
> > >
> > >
> > >
>
>
>
!