XP: Turn Off Pop-Up Balloons and Descriptions

Posted August 31, 2004 by MickeyMouse in Windows

Little balloons pop up everywhere in XP, providing you information. If you find these annoying, you can turn them off easily. This tutorial explains how.

Turning off the pop-up balloons in XP is simple. Use the following steps:

    1. Go to Control Panel.
    2. Click Folder Options (in the classic view).
    3. Click the View tab.
    4. Unselect the Show pop-up description for folder and desktop items option.
    5. Click OK.

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