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There are a huge number of functions and features in the menu system of your D800. If you get confused by what any one of them are and you don't happen to have your manual around, anytime there is a question mark showing, you can press the key button here, the one that has a little question mark next to it, and that will pop up a Help screen that's visible as long as you hold the button down. Let go of it and it goes away. So that gives you a little one- or two-sentence summary of what the highlighted feature might be. You notice that Shooting menu bank does have one, Extended menu bank does not. So not every item has one.
If for some reason this is bothering you and you don't want access to this help--maybe because you keep accidentally turning it on, or you just want to prove to yourself that you can go at it without the Help screen-- you can turn that feature off. Go to your Custom Setting menu and scroll down to the Shooting/display category. Number 8 here, Screen tips is currently turned On. I can simply turn that off and I no longer have that feature.
If you ever want to turn it back on, obviously you can go back in here and turn it back on. You just won't get any help as to how to get back there when it's turned off.
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