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How to close systray Balloon pop-ups after X seconds?

Posted on 2004-09-17
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Hello everyone,

I've seen ways to disbale the system tray balloons completely...I would like to close them after say 2 seconds.

Does anyone know how I can do this?

Thanks.
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Question by:VirtueTech
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by:MaxterJF
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System tray ballons? Which one?
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by:VirtueTech
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Did I say something else?

System Tray Balloons
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by:MaxterJF
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Oh! You mean those that appears when you move your mouse on a taskbar item?
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sramesh2k earned 250 total points
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Troubleshooting Windows XP, Tweaks and Fixes for Windows XP:
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm

Line 7 has a REG file which increases the Balloontip timeout. You need to modify that script in order to reduce the timeout.
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by:VirtueTech
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For some reason it doesn't work. I tried decreasing the time of the balloons as you suggested...

I also even tried disabling them and they still show up. I used a program called "X-Setup Pro" to completely disable them.

What is the problem here...very odd. I'm using Windows XP SP2. When I was using SP1 it left the balloons open until I closed them manually. I thought they were supposed to time out by default....can someone verify that?

Any input or ideas is/are appreciated.
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by:VirtueTech
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Not the perfect answer...but helped somewhat....thanks.

Although my original question is still unanswered
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