How to Disable Windows XP Balloon Notifications

Disabling the balloon notification is different from vista home basic and premium. In Windows XP  you don’t have to edit your registry settings you can simply turn this off by using Group Policy editor. This is a more safer and easy  way than editing your registry. Here are the steps to successfully the feature off.

  • Press Start then Select Run or just hit Windows key + R, Type “gpedit.msc” and hit enter. This will open the the Group Policy Editor.

  • Go to User Configuration, Administrative Templates, Start Menu and Taskbar.
  • Select Remove Balloon Tips, right-click it and choose properties from the context menu
  • Select Enable from the options and click ok
  • Close the Group Policy Editor
  • Reboot Windows XP