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When my laptop connects to my wireless, a balloon appears, attached to the wireless icon in my tray. As sometimes my connection drops and re-connects, I may get this notification a few times. I find this very intrusive and would like to disable the balloon notification.

Any help?



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Go to Control Panel -> Network Connections -> Wireless Connection -> Properties. At the bottom on the window uncheck "Show icon in notifcation area..." and "Notify me when this connection has limited or no connectivity".

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This sounds correct. +1 and I will wait for a day to make sure it happens, and if so, I'll upvote. Thanks. – Xavierjazz Jul 23 '10 at 21:38
I meant accept, and I did. Thanks again. – Xavierjazz Jul 24 '10 at 17:47

This seems to disable all balloon tips; I'm not sure if you can disable it just for networking events.

To disable balloon tips in the notification area, follow these steps:

1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then press ENTER.
2. Locate the following subkey:
3. Right-click the right side pane, create a new DWORD value, and then name it
4. Double-click EnableBalloonTips, and then give it a value of 0.
5. Close Registry Editor.
6. Log off Windows, and then log back on.
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