e-mail alerts.

  colin1953 19:07 25 Sep 2006
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How do i get Outlook Express to notify me when i have received an e-mail.
At the moment i have to keep on downloading my e-mails to see if i have any new ones.

I use Outlook Express 6, running on windows XP Home edition SP2

  Enoch 19:12 25 Sep 2006

Leave the connection to OE open. You will then get a downloading symbol in your task bar which will show download emails to be actioned

  patsyanne 20:34 25 Sep 2006

Or use this click here <eprompter>

  terryf 20:53 25 Sep 2006

By open, Enoch meams just minimize OE and carry on with other activities, when you have set OE to check for messages every ?? minutes by going to Tools>options>general and tick the 'check for new messages every ?? minutes, an 'envelope' icon will appear. Do this and send yourself a test message then wait ?? minutes for the icon to appear

  terryf 20:54 25 Sep 2006

Sorry meams should be means

  VoG II 20:58 25 Sep 2006

You can use HideOE to minimise it to the notification area.

  Enoch 08:44 28 Sep 2006

VoG, what did you mean by "HideOE" please

  Diodorus Siculus 08:52 28 Sep 2006

click here for HideOE

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