Disable Windows XP MSN Passport Registration Nagging
Can I stop Windows XP from bugging me about creating an MSN Passport?
Windows XP can drive you nuts with the idiotic Passport reminder balloon.
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You can do what it wants you to do – register with MSN, or, if you don’t want to, you can easily disable it:
- Start Registry Editor (Regedit.exe).
- Locate the following key in the registry:
- On the Edit menu, click Add Value, and then add the following registry value:
Value Name: PassportBalloon Value Type: REG_BINARY Data: 0a (hexadecimal)
Note: 0a as in “zero a” not “oh a”…
- Close the registry editor.