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#1 21dealerdave

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Posted 09 September 2009 - 09:00 PM

Somehow I set the machine to make a text label appear when I run the cursor across a desktop icon. Any idea how I can turn off the text labels?

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 09 September 2009 - 09:20 PM

1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Regional and Language Options.
2. On the Languages tab, under Text services and input languages, click Details.
3. Under Preferences, click Language Bar.
4. To turn text services off, select the Turn off advanced text services check box.
5. To turn text services on, clear the check box.
6. Click Yes if you are prompted to confirm your selection.

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#3 joseibarra

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 06:36 AM

Are you talking about the text that appears under the desktop item containing the name like My Computer?

Or the some people find it annoying mouse hovering pop-up message about the desktop item (Contents, Size, Date, Folders, etc.) - or both?

You can turn off the sometimes annoying pop-up from Explorer, Tools, Folder Options, View and uncheck the box at the bottom for "Show pop-up description for folder and desktop items".

That does it for all folders everywhere, I don't know how to do it for just desktop items, but somebody else might.

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