Disable Print Balloons


I have an employee who wants the printer notification ballon removed.  The user has XP with SP 2.  However,

They don't seem to have the registry entry EnableBalloonNotificationsRemote in


Has anybody got any idea how I can remove these notifications without this entry??

Thanks a mil,

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Hello janereid21 =)

Two ways to disable this, from Start>Printers and Faxes>File Menu>Server Properties>Advanced section> and untick "Show informational notifications for network printers"
Second is, to Create a new DWORD value in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Printers\Settings called EnableBalloonNotificationsRemote and set its value to 0(means Disabled)

Ref >> http://support.microsoft.com/?id=831582

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Create the entry and enter a value of zero.
Echo... :)
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ditto  =-D
janereid21Author Commented:

Thanks a million, SheharyaarSaahil, it worked!!!  


Excellent ^_^
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