Office XP Tweaks - Disable the Office Assistants

Are you annoyed by those office assistants always popping-up when you least expect it? This tweak will let you remove them for good!

To disable the Office Assistants, follow the next steps:

  1. Open the Registry Editor click on the Start button on your taskbar, then click on Run and type "regedit" and click on Ok to start the regedit utility.
  2. Expand HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\[ver]\Common\Assistant (see picture 1).

    Picture 1
  3. Then delete all the values under the key Assistant.



Lex van der Horst

Date Added:


Last Reviewed: