This applies to all recent versions of System Mechanic products.

  1. To disable hints and promotional messaging, select the Settings cogwheel icon at the bottom left of System Mechanic, or in prior versions by selecting the (?) Help menu icon at the top right menu and then Settings.

  2. Under the General settings, remove the checked boxes as indicated below under System Options and under Updates and Tasks. The settings changes will automatically save.

    For prior versions, under Hints and tips uncheck  Show tips and under Desktop messaging uncheck Periodically display informational desktop messages and select Exit.

  3. Close your System Mechanic product.