1.    07 Sep 2015 #1
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    disable hover popups


    Does anyone know how to disable over popups on windows 10? When using windows 10 email and hovering over a clickable link, such as a picture, there is a huge hover popup with the entire URL. It is annoying and takes up a big part of the screen. see screenshot below.

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  2.    07 Sep 2015 #2
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tommyb View Post
    Does anyone know how to disable over popups on windows 10? When using windows 10 email and hovering over a clickable link, such as a picture, there is a huge hover popup with the entire URL. It is annoying and takes up a big part of the screen. see screenshot below.

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    Not sure if this will work in an App, but you could try it.

    Navigate in the Windows Registry to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Mouse
    in the right pane, double click on MouseHoverTime and change the value to something so high it virtually disables the popup.
    400 should be default, 4000 should do it.
    Requires a Restart.
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  3.    07 Sep 2015 #3
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    Did not solve the issue, but made the size of the hover much smaller.
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  4.    17 Mar 2016 #4
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    Disable hover pop ups in mail app


    Quote Originally Posted by Tommyb View Post
    Does anyone know how to disable over popups on windows 10? When using windows 10 email and hovering over a clickable link, such as a picture, there is a huge hover popup with the entire URL. It is annoying and takes up a big part of the screen. see screenshot below.

    Click image for larger version. 

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    Did you ever find a solution to this problem? The "large hover pop up window" makes it difficult to read my emails in the windows 10 mail app.--kat101
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  5.    18 Mar 2016 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tommyb View Post
    Did not solve the issue, but made the size of the hover much smaller.
    Changing MouseHoverTime should not have affected the size of the popup, it should have disabled hover popups completely. Check to make sure changed the right one.
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  6.    05 Sep 2016 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    Welcome to tenforums.com!

    Not sure if this will work in an App, but you could try it.

    Navigate in the Windows Registry to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Mouse
    in the right pane, double click on MouseHoverTime and change the value to something so high it virtually disables the popup.
    400 should be default, 4000 should do it.
    Requires a Restart.
    I did as suggested, and I did remember to reboot the laptop, but it didn't affect the e-mails in any way. Not only did it not eliminate the pop-ups, but it didn't make them smaller, either.

    Is going to Windows Live Mail (WLM) a viable option? Is WLM going to be deprecated any time soon?

    Gerra (Newbie to the forum)
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  7.    11 Sep 2016 #7
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    At this point, I believe that the issue is with Windows Mail (not Windows 10, itself). I have seen (in another site) a reference to it being a"feature". Some feature! It is a complete annoyance to anyone (in my opinion) who has ever experienced this unadvertised "feature". I can't wait for Mozilla to get off their collective kiesters and fix Thunderbird so I can again receive E-Mails.
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  8.    21 Oct 2016 #8

    Quote Originally Posted by Tommyb View Post
    Did not solve the issue, but made the size of the hover much smaller.
    It did the same for me. It's such an aggravating darned "feature."
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