How to disable balloon notifications in Windows

In Windows Operating System, you will find the balloon notifications or tips occasionally, which are nothing but the system notifications like update notifications, USB device notifications, security notifications and more. Though they are very useful, sometime these notifications will be annoying and distracting at the work and server environment. If you want to disable these balloon notifications then here is how to do.

 How to disable balloon notifications in Windows

  • Press Win+R keys to launch RUN dialog box and type regedit and press Enter key to open Windows registry.
  • In the Windows registry, navigate to the following key.
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerAdvanced

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  • Here you need to create a new key. For this right click on the right pane of Windows registry and select New option and DWORD (32-bit) value.
  • Now name the new value as EnableBalloonTips and press Enter key.
  • After creating new value, double click on it and make sure the value data of it is set to “0”. If not, then enter the value data “0” and click on Ok to save the changes.

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That’s it, you have disabled the balloon notifications successfully and restart the PC for the changes to take place.

Disable feature advertisement balloon notifications

Feature advertisement balloon notifications are nothing but the notifications such as new hardware found, “random task complete” notifications from programs and more.

  • Press Win+R keys to launch RUN dialog box and type regedit and press Enter key to open Windows registry.
  • In the Windows registry, navigate to the following key.
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwarePoliciesMicrosoftWindows
  • Create a new key to disable the feature advertisements balloon notifications. For this right click on right pane and select New option and DWORD (32-bit) value.
  • Name it as NoBalloonFeatureAdvertisements and press Enter key to confirm the value name.
  • By default the value data will be set to “0”, double click on it and change the value to “1”. Click on OK to save the changes.

Restart your PC, for the changes to take Set featured imageplace and from now you will not get the feature advertisement balloon notifications.

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