new software installed, XP

  goonerbill 11:09 25 Dec 03

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


  leo49 11:18 25 Dec 03

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

click here

  leo49 11:55 25 Dec 03

To Disable The Notification Area Balloon Tips

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

2. Navigate to the following subkey:

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 03

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,



  goonerbill 17:13 25 Dec 03

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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