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#1 moony


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Posted 14 August 2005 - 04:27 PM

:thumbsup: :flowers: ok i have a silly question that i really should know and did once apon a time but i have totaly forgot (as you do) here goes......
...when i move my mouse over items on the screen a box appears next to my cursor telling me what i am pointing to sort of like a help thing i guess, anyway i know this can be de-activated somewhere but i have totaly forgot how to do it,can someone tell me please i keep getting a headache lol



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#2 TEB


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Posted 14 August 2005 - 06:46 PM

Yes this is called hover text, But i dont think you can toally disable, i know theres a way to change what it says for certain things, but not disable it.

Im googling for a tweak for it now.

#3 jgweed


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Posted 14 August 2005 - 09:11 PM

I am not sure you can do something globally, but I know you can turn it off in many applications, which seems the way to go because it would be available for new applications where it is extremely useful in the beginning.
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Posted 14 August 2005 - 10:23 PM

Go to start/settings/control panel/folder options/click on the "view" tab, scroll down and uncheck the box that says "show popup description for folder and desktop items".

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