GPO - How do I disable balloon tips in the notification area with Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP

If you want to disable balloon tips in the notification area you car reuse this old Microsoft article.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/307729

With Windows 10 there are some differences but idea is the same.

You can use these settings to create a suitable GPO:



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:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced
  3. Right-click the right side pane, create a new DWORD value, and then name it EnableBalloonTips.
  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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