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Disable Windows Messenger balloon tip.

This setting disables the balloon tip, which Windows Messenger displays on getting minimized in the notification area.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
When Windows Messenger is closed, it minimizes into the notification area (earlier called as system tray). Normally, a balloon tip pops-up that it is still running in the background. The notifier pops-up automatically and can be closed down by clicking on 'X' in top right corner. However, if you are annoyed of this regular pop-up display you can disable it through this simple registry change.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a binary value “DSBkgndMode” in the right panel, if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify its value to “1” which can disable balloon tips. However, if you want enable the display back, change the value data to “0” or delete the added value.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Disable the Windows Messenger Balloon Tip in Notification area.reg

The '.reg' file can disable the Windows Messenger run-time notifier.

Enable the Windows Messenger Balloon Tip in Notification area (Default).reg

The '.reg' file can enable the Windows Messenger run-time notifier.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

The 'Windows Messenger' run-time notifier is disabled.

The 'Windows Messenger' run-time notifier is enabled.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MessengerService\], right-click in the open area to create a Binary Value with the name "DSBkgndMode" in "MessengerService" key.

Next, right-click on "DSBkgndMode" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value "01 00 00 00" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

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