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Windows 7: Start Button Tip


03 Nov 2010   #1
gbrethen

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
Start Button Tip

Is there a way to remove the tip/balloon when mouse over start orb?


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03 Nov 2010   #2
kword88

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

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04 Nov 2010   #3
Trucidation

 

Er... the very second item in that link mentions that it doesn't work for things like the start menu button.

It would be nice to know where these tooltips are stored. There's very little value for me for a start menu tooltip that says redundantly notes "Start"... I'd like it to read "PANIC" or something equally hilarious.
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04 Nov 2010   #4
LiquidSnak

W7 Professional x64
 
 

All the comments are stored in properties, except the start menu. I'm sure that this is stored somewhere in the programming of explorer.exe
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04 Nov 2010   #5
gbrethen

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

there has to be a way to get rid of this! Anyone?
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04 Nov 2010   #6
tbone1321

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Don't know if this might help you
How to change the text of Start button in Windows 7
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04 Nov 2010   #7
kword88

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

i found this, but i dont know if it relates to win7, and it states that some buttons are not affected.

How do I disable balloon tips in the notification area in Windows XP or Vista?
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04 Nov 2010   #8
gbrethen

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

tbone1321: that resource must be for xp and not windows 7? I don't have 'dllcache' in System32 or SysWOW64.
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04 Nov 2010   #9
gbrethen

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

kword88: that fix doesn't remove the tip from the start button.
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04 Nov 2010   #10
kword88

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

i thought it might give some clue as to where to look in the registry.
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