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Disable printing balloon notifications for network printers GPO

How to remove the balloon notifications manually or with Group Policy

Go to control panel -> printer and faxes ->
Click on a printer and go to the "Printer server settings" (mouse pointer figure 1)

Uncheck: the checkbox "Show Informational Notifications For Network Printers"
Or in German: Informative Benachrichtigungen für Netzwerkdrucker anzeigen

Deploy it using GPO

Go to your Domain Controller and open the Group Policy Management Tool.
Open a policy and add a Registry entry under the user context (user settings) .
These entries will be populated to all the computers residing in the OU where this policy is applied...
You can run the Registry Wizard or create the key manually. You need the following to disable the checkbox shown in figure 2.

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Printers\Settings\EnableBalloonNotificationsRemote
Set the value to: DWORD = 0.

by cloudtec Veröffentlicht: Aktualisiert: 2. August 2017

Disable printing balloon notifications for network printers GPO cloudtec AG
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