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Remove Balloon Tips
http://www.softwaretipsandtricks.com/windowsxp/articles/497/1/Remove-Balloon-Tips
Super Admin
 
By Super Admin
Published on 02/26/2005
 
With this setting, some of this pop-up text is not displayed.

Remove Balloon Tips

 The pop-up text affected by this setting includes "Click here to begin" on the Start button, "Where have all my programs gone" on the Start menu, and "Where have my icons gone" in the notification area.

START > RUN > GPEDIT.MSC > USER CONFIGURATION > ADMINISTRATIVE TEMPLATES > START MENU AND TASKBAR > FIND REMOVE BALLOON TIPS ON START MENU ITEMS > CHECK ENABLED > OK