How to Disable Notification Balloons in XP
If you are annoyed with Windows popping up a balloon notification telling you things you already know every time you turn on your machine, here is a quick tip on completely disabling them.
Now we will navigate to this path in your registry.
On the right pane right click on an open area and choose New \ DWORD Value
You will see New Value #1. Change this to EnableBalloonTips.
Finally restart your system and enjoy the clean boot up with no balloons popping up at you.