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how do I disable the annoying mouse pointer ballons when mouse is over text

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when I point my mouse pointer to a bookmark or underlined text in say an email or even on a website I get those annoying balloons that popup with info and maps etc on what I am pointing at...I want that feature disabled it's extremely distracting and I cant find how to do it can you help? I am running Win7 and Firefox 4.01

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looked on line...checked your site...checked Win7 help etc

cor-el
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