I feel like I've gone backwards ten years to the first version of Windows XP, when everything resulted in an annoying popup or dialogue or bubble that required my attention and my intervention. My hope is for Adobe to learn the lesson that Microsoft learned ten years ago.
Adobe Reader X is full of popups. How can I turn them off permanently? I've spent hours searching the internet and the forums. I've seen the messages that explain dismissing a popup on a document permanently turns it off for that document. I've seen the message that reveals a registry key called "bShowTaskButtonInfoBubble".
But I want to turn off the popups for all documents permanently. I don't want to navigate to the tiny little 'x' on the bubble of every document.
The bShowTaskButtonInfoBubble key doesn't exist anywhere in my registry. I'm comfortable searching with regedit and making changes. The key doesn't exist.
How can I permanently turn off Adobe Reader X popup bubbles?
In my earlier message, I explained that I found such a message. It was the
exact same message you're showing me.
Now what? As I explained, that key doesn't exist in my registry. Is it a
Boolean? a DWORD? or what?
BTW, it's not risky to "search" the registry. It's risky to "guess" what
kind of change to make to your registry and then change it according to
Just curious - I have never seen any such pop-up on my Reader X installation; can you post a screenshot?
Regarding bShowTaskButtonInfoBubble: you must create it as a DWORD if it does not exist already.
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