The Hassle: Whenever I output something on my shared printer, an annoying yellow confirmation bubble pops up to tell me the document has been printed. It won't go away unless I click on it. Can I turn that option off?

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The Fix: Head for the Printers and Faxes window, click File, Server Properties and select the Advanced tab. Near the bottom of the dialog box, uncheck the box for 'Notify when remote documents are printed'.