How to Disable Contacts Sign in Sound Alert and Online Popup in Window Live Messenger
While using the Window Live Messenger, whenever an user sign in or sings out of messenger service, it will pop up an alert over the system tray or notification area along with sound. This alert informs us that the contact has recently signed in or signed out.
The user signed in or signed out pop up alert is going to hide automatically and vanishes after a couple of seconds of pop up, and the sound alert is usually lasts for a second. Regardless of the brief visibility of the sign in or sign out alert, it can prevent important screen from real view and the alert’s sound can be frustrating.
You can follow these steps to disable the pop up alert.
- Sign into Messenger
- Click on Menu button
- Then selectoptions
- Click on Alert section
- Uncheck Display alerts when contacts come on online
- Go to Sound section
- Perform any of the following
- Check on Mute all sounds to turn off all sound alerts by messenger client
- Then click on down arrow to expand the Contacts Sign in then select Don’t play a sound.
Get rid of Irritating Notifications of Reboot after Upgrading Window
Microsoft windows operating system has a very useful feature of upgrading windows Operating System automatically to enhance its performance and efficiency. However once you upgrade your windows operating systems it will start notify you to reboot your system now and then.
This notification message becomes very annoying in some case especially when you are working your important task on computer. These pop ups will be appear on your screen within timely intervals.
However there are two approaches to fix this problem. You just need to follow one of them at a time.
Disable Temporarily – Using Run Command
- Initially go to Start> Run> type “net stop wuauserv”> Click on Enter option.
- This command will disable windows updating until next system reboot.
- That’s it you have completed this task.
Disable Permanently – Using Group Policy
- Navigate to Start> Run> type gpedit.msc> press Enter button.
- Now group policy editor will be opened.
- Navigate to Computer Configuration> Administrative Templates> Windows Components> Windows Update.
- Now double click on “No auto-start with logged on users for scheduled automatic updates installations” then enable this option.
- Save this settings and exit from the Microsoft group policy administration window.
- You have completed this task.