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How do I disable the popup balloons in Windows XP?

How do I disable the popup balloons in Windows XP?

We've all seen them. They're the distracting yellowish popup balloons that appear over the notification area in the Windows XP taskbar. A common one is for taking the Windows XP tour after a fresh install. Some application specific ones are for Resharper and Visual Studio. Is there a way to disable these popups on a system level, for good, so I never see them again?

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Guest [Entry]

See this KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307729
Guest [Entry]

"You can remove the bubble messages from taskbar in this way
for windows xp

goto start menu
select control panel -> Security Center
on the left sidebar choose on the link saying ""Change the way Security Center alerts me""
uncheck the ""automatic update"" option.

and the red balloon from the taskbar will be removed."