Permanently Disable Windows 8.1 help tips or just make one go away

Win 8.1 help tips popup if Microsoft thinks you might need them and won’t – yes will not – go away unless you follow the help tips directions, whether you want to invoke that function or not.

Here’s the URL to a Microsoft article to permanently disable all popup Win 8.1 help tips, if they are annoying you or you are on a non-touch display where the tips have very little value.

Additionally, if you just want to make one disappear – and not permanently disable all help tips – follow the help tips instruction (you can do this with touch or a mouse) and then it will go away and that particular tip should not come back anytime soon.  Microsoft should just put an X on it to close these annoying little pieces of stuff… duh.

Hope this helps, Mike


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s