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Add Your Own Tips (All Windows) Popular

Are you sick of seeing the same tips again and again when you first logon to Windows? Now you can change them to whatever you want, whether it's quotes, jokes or a to-do list, anything is possible.

Open your registry and find the key below.

Create a new string valued named by incrementing the existing value names and set it to the required tip text.

To remove, highlight and delete the value.

Registry Editor Example
|(Default)REG_SZ(value not set)|
|ZREG_SZ"Don't forget to visit ..."|
Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\
Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Value Data: Tip Text

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Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.

Last modified: November 28, 2000