new software installed, XP

  goonerbill 11:09 25 Dec 2003
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running XP pro and it keeps telling me i have new software installed. I know that this feature can be turned off but for the life of me, i cant find it.

could someone point me in the right direction

thanks

  leo49 11:18 25 Dec 2003

Can't remember what it's called - disable balloon tips maybe - it's somewhere on here.

click here

  leo49 11:55 25 Dec 2003

To Disable The Notification Area Balloon Tips


1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then press ENTER.


2. Navigate to the following subkey:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced


3. Right-click the right pane, create a new DWORD value, and then name it EnableBalloonTips.


4. Double-click this new entry, and then give it a hexadecimal value of 0.


5. Quit Registry Editor. Log off Windows, and then log back on.

  Gaz 25 14:26 25 Dec 2003

1) Right click the start button,


2) Select properties.



3) Click the customise button.



4) Remove tick from highlight newly installed programs.



Done! Merry Christmas,


Regards,

Gareth

  goonerbill 17:13 25 Dec 2003

thanks Gaz 25 and ßéLâ, sorted. right pain when you can't remember the little things.

thanks leo49 for your input.

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