Tip & How-To about Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium with Service Pack 1: Windows

How to disable Notification Area Balloon Tips in Windows Vista: Click Start, Run and type Regedit.exe Navigate to the following subkey: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced Create a new REG_DWORD (32 bit) value, and then name it EnableBalloonTips Double-click EnableBalloonTips, and then give it a value of 0 Close Regedit.exe Log off Windows, and then log back on. This method applies to Windows XP as well Using Group Policy Editor Settings: Click Start and type GPEDIT.MSC Accept the User Account Control prompt Navigate to the following branch: User Configuration \ Administrative Templates \ Start Menu and Taskbar Double-click Turn off all balloon notifications and set it to Enabled Close Group Policy Editor Log off Windows, and then log back on. Here is the corresponding registry value for the above setting: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer] "TaskbarNoNotification"=dword:00000001

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I have a networked xerox phaser 4500. I am trying


This notification is actually controlled in Windows... In XP, follow these steps...
  1. From the Start menu, choose Printers and Faxes. Windows displays the Printers and Faxes window.
  2. Within the window, choose Server Properties from the File menu. Windows displays the Print Server Properties dialog box.
  3. Make sure the Advanced tab is displayed.
  4. Make sure the Show Informational Notifications for Local Printers check box is cleared.
  5. Make sure the Show Informational Notifications for Network Printers check box is cleared.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Close the Printers and Faxes window.
For Windows Vista, it is more complicated...
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ ) How to back up and restore the registry in Windows To disable balloon tips in the notification area, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then press ENTER.
  2. Locate the following subkey: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced
  3. Right-click the right side pane, create a new DWORD value, and then name it EnableBalloonTips.
  4. Double-click EnableBalloonTips, and then give it a value of 0.
  5. Close Registry Editor.
  6. Log off Windows, and then log back on.

Sep 02, 2009 | Xerox Phaser 4500 Printer

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my system restore has been turned off by a group policy "whatever that means"


Resolution 1. Click Start, Run and type regedit.exe and press Enter
2. Navigate to the following key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ Software \ Policies \ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ SystemRestore
In the right-pane:
  • Delete the value DisableConfig
  • Delete the value DisableSR
3. Exit the Registry Editor.
In Windows XP Professional, you can accomplish the above using Group Policy Editor as well.
1. Click Start, Run and type GPEDIT.MSC
2. Navigate to this path:
-> Computer Configuration
--> Administrative Templates
---> System
----> System Restore
3. Set Turn off System Restore to Not Configured
4. Set Turn off Configuration to Not Configured




For standalone Windows Vista systems, use these steps:
Using the Group Policy Editor
If your edition of Windows Vista includes the Group Policy Editor snap-in (gpedit.msc), follow these steps:
1. Click Start, type gpedit.msc and press ENTER
2. Go to the following branch:
Computer Configuration | Administrative Templates | System | System Restore 3. Double-click Turn off Configuration and set it to Not configured.
Note: If the above setting is already set to Not configured, set it to Enabled and click Apply. Then revert back the setting to Not configured, and click Apply, OK.
4. Exit the Group Policy Editor.
Using the Registry Editor
1. Click Start, type regedit.exe and press ENTER
2. Navigate to the following key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ Software \ Policies \ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ SystemRestore 3. In the right-pane, delete the value named DisableConfig
4. Exit the Registry Editor.

If you set the Turn of configuration option to Enabled, the option to configure System Restore on the Configuration Interface disappears. If the Turn off Configuration setting is disabled, the configuration interface is still visible, but all System Restore configuration defaults are enforced, and the Create button is grayed out. If you set it to Not configured, the configuration interface for System Restore remains, and the user has the ability to configure System Restore.


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my taskmanager has been disabled by virus


Method 1 Click Start, Run and type this command exactly as given below: (better - Copy and paste)

Method 2 Download and run this REG fix and double-click it.
Method 3
  • Click Start, Run and type Regedit.exe
  • Navigate to the following branch:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Policies\ System
  • In the right-pane, delete the value named DisableTaskMgr
  • Close Regedit.exe
Method 4: Using Group Policy Editor - for Windows XP Professional
  • Click Start, Run, type gpedit.msc and click OK.
  • Navigate to this branch:
User Configuration / Administrative Templates / System / Ctrl+Alt+Delete Options / Remove Task Manager
  • Double-click the Remove Task Manager option.
  • Set the policy to Not Configured.

Feb 12, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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how do we remove balloon tips from vista home?


Here is how to disable balloon tips in windows vista.

Click start and go to run. Type gpedit.msc (this is used to open group policy) and press enter. Now open User configuration, then Administrative template after that start Manu and finally Taskbar.

Now choose remove balloon tips, right click with mouse and open properties.

Now in option enable it and click ok. Close the gpedit and reboot the system.

Congratulation you have disable your awful balloon tips in windows vista.

Gpedit.msc is not available in windows vista home and premium edition’s not to worry we can do the same from registry in windows vista home and premium edition.

Again go to run (windows key + R) and type regedit and press enter.

Expand registry to HKEY_CURRENT_USER >> SOFTWARE > Microsoft>> Windows > Current Version>> Explorer > Advanced.
Right click and create new Dword value and give name as EnableBalloonTips.
Give value as 0(zero)

Dec 16, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium with...

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