email notification

  julia23 20:19 03 Sep 2005

Hi all,

Is there a program, preferably freeware, that will inform you of new email awaiting downloading.



  The Kestrel 20:26 03 Sep 2005

Incredimail offers the service you require and is freeware. The program has a cartoon butler who appears on screen and announces "You have mail sir" whenever an email message arrives.

  julia23 20:41 03 Sep 2005

Thanks for your suggestion, I'll give it a try.


  stalion 20:51 03 Sep 2005

also install mailwasher you can check and delete your mail on the server safer for viruses etc
click here

  julia23 21:18 03 Sep 2005

That's a great idea.

Thank you.


  dave_and_confused 22:04 03 Sep 2005

Poppeeper - click here

ePrompter - click here

  julia23 22:17 03 Sep 2005

Thanks for that.


  Diodorus Siculus 19:42 04 Sep 2005

If not too late, can I express my bias and suggest you keep away from incredimail. It has been known to cause many problems on many computers.

No doubt there are thousands of satisfied users but I can only tell what I have experienced in this forum and personally.

  Clint2 15:55 06 Sep 2005

With regard to julia23 email notification query. If you have Mailwasher installed, open it and then close using the minimize button. It will then close to the system tray. When a new email arrives the Mailwasher icon twinkles.

  julia23 23:22 06 Sep 2005

Sorry for the delay in acknowledging your posts, I have been away for a couple of days.

Diodorus Siculus

Thanks for the warning. I installed Incredimail and thought it was horrible so got rid of it.


Thanks for the advice about Mailwasher, I haven't tried that yet but will give it a go.


  julia23 01:23 07 Sep 2005

Just to let you both know that I have installed Mailwasher and am made up with it. It does exactly what I wanted when minimised to the system tray giving a warning when mail arrives.



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