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Windows 7: Turn off taskbar "popups" (not thumbnails)

01 Oct 2009   #11
Kukag

Windows 7
 
 

Ya same I''m not finding any HKCU folder??

any suggestions?

Thanks
Kukag


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01 Oct 2009   #12
BFG

Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
 
 

HKCU is a common abbreviation for HKEY_CURRENT_USER

Try just pasting ExtendedUIHoverTime into the finder (F3) it should bring you right to it


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04 Oct 2009   #13
Oddish

Windows 7
 
 

There's no "Explorer" under HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\. I searched the whole registry and couldn't find "ExtendedUIHoverTime" anywhere. I'm running Windows 7 RTM.
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05 Oct 2009   #14
johnhoh

Win7 pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Oddish View Post
There's no "Explorer" under HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\. I searched the whole registry and couldn't find "ExtendedUIHoverTime" anywhere. I'm running Windows 7 RTM.
same for me, using win7 ultimate
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07 Oct 2009   #15
RA5C

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Oddish View Post
I'm not talking about thumbnail previews since I've got Aero turned off. I'm talking about the annoying little box that pops up when I hover over an application in the taskbar. It's just a litte box with the icon and title of the window and since I don't group applications on my taskbar, it's unnecessary and annoying. Any ideas on how to turn these off?
Do you mean like this?

Ken

I'll settle for removing this type of preview.
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07 Oct 2009   #16
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

ra5c

you will get more response if you start your own thread. I just happened to be looking for something in this thread and noticed your post.

Just trying to help


ken
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07 Oct 2009   #17
BFG

Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Oddish View Post
There's no "Explorer" under HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\. I searched the whole registry and couldn't find "ExtendedUIHoverTime" anywhere. I'm running Windows 7 RTM.
My bad it's HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\

as my screenshot shows

but if you searched you should've found it, odd
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07 Oct 2009   #18
RA5C

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Oddish View Post
Anyone? Does anyone know what the feature is called so maybe I can google it?

I believe it's called, "pop-up tool tips", or someting to that effect.
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07 Oct 2009   #19
johnhoh

Win7 pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BFG View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Oddish View Post
There's no "Explorer" under HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\. I searched the whole registry and couldn't find "ExtendedUIHoverTime" anywhere. I'm running Windows 7 RTM.
My bad it's HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\

as my screenshot shows

but if you searched you should've found it, odd
ExtendedUIHoverTime was not in my registry until I added it as noted above by creating a DWORD for it (see screenshot). Unfortunately it seems to have no effect on my system and the pop-ups are still there.


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27 Oct 2009   #20
Oddish

Windows 7
 
 

Has anyone made any progress with this? Is it time to contact Microsoft for a solution?
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