We followed your clear instructions, but it simply refuses to work on our pc - using Vista home version. Is there another way? I'm not that excitied about Vista anyway, and I don't want to have to get Vista pro!
Who needs these superfluous balloons that mean you can't even see what you're ypting anyway? Am I the only one being driven insane?
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Re: 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
Again go to run (windows key + R) and type regedit and press enter.
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)
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Sounds like you got a dodgy copy of windows installed on your computer
only solution go out and buy a new copy of windows
however if the pc was bought from a pc retailer then you should go and see them first as its illegal to sell such software if they refuse to correct the problem make it quite clear you will be informing the local police
Your current operating system is most likely a version of windows. Depending on your model and type of computer, you may have any of the following versions of windows:
Windows XP Home Edition
Windows XP Professional Edition
Windows Vista Home Basic Edition
Windows Vista Home Premium Edition
Windows Vista Business Edition
Windows Vista Enterprise Edition
Windows Vista Ultimate Edition
Windows 7 Starter
Windows 7 Home Basic
Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 7 Professional
Windows 7 Enterprise
Windows 7 Ultimate
Windows Thin PC
I just got Photo deluxe 2.0 to work on a new computer
(bought Feb. 2010) with Windows 7, and I don’t even have a .setup file. This
was a program that came with an HP years ago when they included a lot of
software. I had simply dragged and dropped the program onto a CD. Since then I loaded
and ran it on my XP without problem. Now
with Windows 7 I got the ‘not enough RAM’ message and tried everything
suggested on several blogs without luck. To fix the problem I right clicked on
the .exe file and selected ‘properties’. Went to ‘compatibility’ then checked ‘run
this program in compatibility mode for:’ and selected, ‘windows 98 / windows me’.
Boy was I happy to see it up and running again. Hope this helps someone out
there, this is a great program. I’ve used the newer versions and they are WAY
too complicated for my usage.