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How do I stop the Paintshop Pro X5 upgrade advertisement messages in Paintshop Pro X4

To turn off Messages in Paintshop Pro 4, follow these steps:

1. Open up Paintshop Pro X5.

2. Click on the Corel Guide which is located towards the top right of the program.

 


3. Click on Product information and preferences (Looks like two gears)



4. Select message preferences

5. Remove the check mark from "Keep me informed with the latest product related messages and then click on "OK"

6. When you close the application a few times you may receive two Advertisements at different times. Click on "Do not display this message again.

First Advertisement for Paintshop Pro X5 Ultimate
 
Second advertisement
 

7. Next step is to delete the Messages folder

For Windows XP users:

Click START
Click RUN
Type: %appdata% in the open box
Click OK
Double click on the Corel Folder
Highlight the Messages folder and press the delete button on your keyboard

For Windows Vista and 7 users:

Click START, then select the search box.



Type run and press enter on your keyboard
Type: %appdata% in the space above labeled "Search programs files and folders"
Press Enter on keyboard
Double click on the Corel Folder
Highlight the Messages folder and press the delete button on your keyboard

Advertisements should no longer appear.

Note, if you reset the defaults in Paintshop Pro X5, then the messages preferences will be turn back on and you will need to turn off the messages again..

 

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