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Disable Windows Print Notification Balloon

How to turn off the annoying printer notification messages that appears when an event occurs on your printer in Microsoft Windows.

Windows 10, 8, 7, & Server 2012

Note: This option is not available in the Home versions of Windows.

  1. Press and hold the Windows Key, then press “R” to bring up the Windows Run dialog box.
  2. Type “printmanagement.msc“, then press “Enter“.
  3. Expand “Printer Servers“, then right click the name of the computer and select “Printer Server Properties“.
  4. Select the “Advanced” tab.
  5. Uncheck “Show Informational Notifications for Local Printers” and “Show Informational Notifications for Network Printers“.

Windows XP

  1. Click the “Start” > “Settings” > “Printers and Faxes“.
  2. Click the “File” > “Server Properties“.
  3. Click the “Advanced” tab.
  4. Uncheck the following boxes:
    • Show informational notifications for local printers.
    • Show informational notifications for network printers.
    • Notify when remote documents are printed.
  5. Click “OK“.

Now those annoying printer notification warnings should be turned off.

Categories: Windows

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