Vista: Disable the Windows Mail Splash Screen

Posted July 30, 2008 by Rob Rogers in Microsoft Vista

If you’re tired of seeing the splash screen for Windows Mail every time you run the application, follow these steps to get around it and be splash screen free.


1. Open Notepad.

2. Copy and paste the following into the new text document:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows Mail]
"NoSplash"=dword:00000001

3. Save the document as WindowsMailRemoveSplash.reg.

4. Merge the new file into the registry by right-clicking it, selecting Open With, and finally clicking Registry Editor.

5. Continue through the UAC prompt and confirm that you wish to perform the action.

 

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