Windows update popup balloon

  ruskle 13:40 08 Jan 2004
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I recently read an article regarding editing the registry to stop the annoying update popup and it worked fine after setting it. Since I did a system restore due to a hicup with the laptop and mobile phone infrared email connection I am back to square one and can not find the article. Can anyone give me the instructions again please?

Thanks, Russell

  Jester2K 13:48 08 Jan 2004

Right Click My Computer, Properties, Automatic Updates, Uncheck "Keep my Computer up to date..."

  Jester2K 13:49 08 Jan 2004

Right Click My Computer

Properties

Automatic Updates

Change the settings there

  Jester2K 13:50 08 Jan 2004

Sorry for the double post. The first one resulted in an error...

  spikeychris 13:50 08 Jan 2004

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced
Create a new DWORD value, name it EnableBalloonTips, and set it equal to 0.
If EnableBalloonTips is already there and equal to 1, set it equal to 0.

Restart

Or click here

  spikeychris 13:52 08 Jan 2004

Update balloon..ahh

  ruskle 14:28 08 Jan 2004

Thanks for the reply, thats the answer I was looking for. Must make a note of it for future, already done a new resore point.. Thanks again
Russell.

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