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Stop Error Messages When Booting (Windows NT)

Stops the annoying Windows pop-up messages notifying you a device is not functioning when you boot-up Windows.

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Create a REG_DWORD value of 'NoPopupsOnBoot' in the key below (if it doesn't already exist). Set the value to '1' to disable pop-up messages from appearing.

Registry Editor Example
|(Default)REG_SZ(value not set)|
|NoPopupsOnBootREG_DWORD0x00000001 (1)|
Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Windows]
Value Name: NoPopupsOnBoot
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data: (1 = disable messages)

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Last modified: May 13, 2002