refreshing a web page

  mad1234 10:29 21 Dec 2007

hi guys
is there any way to set your internet explorer in xp so it will automatically refresh every say 5 mins?


  anskyber 10:36 21 Dec 2007

No, not that I am aware of.

But if anyone knows a way of doing it I would be interested too!

  Clapton is God 10:40 21 Dec 2007

If you're specifically talking about PCA pages, why not have a 'chat' with the FE to see if an auto-refresh can be installed?

  Seth Haniel 10:40 21 Dec 2007

so if there was a program to simulate F5 being pressed at intervals ...

  PSF 10:43 21 Dec 2007

I use Avant Browser whch is an add on for IE, with Avant you can set web pages to refresh from every 10 seconds to 15 minutes. I find Avant work is better to use rather than IE

click here

  mad1234 10:46 21 Dec 2007

thanks for the replies guys

yes Clapton is God i am talking about PCA but i also want to use it for my hotmail so i can see emails as they come in

thanks Seth Haniel i didn't know that one

  mad1234 10:48 21 Dec 2007

thanks PSF i will have a look at that

  Technotiger 10:53 21 Dec 2007

I use Hotmail as well, with Incredimail click here in which one can set it to give a variety of audible warnings on receipt of an email(s) and a setting to check for emails at whatever interval of time you wish.

  martjc 10:53 21 Dec 2007 help you. My Hotmail tells me as new mail arrives. Also when some contact signs in. I'm using Windows LIVE! Hotmail but have never tried to find the setting for this - must be there somewhere!

  mad1234 10:58 21 Dec 2007

thanks Technotiger i will look at that

martjc i must admit i never thought of that. i will check it out when i get 5 mins.

  PSF 11:41 21 Dec 2007

If you are using the latest version of messenger click tools>>> options>>>> Alerts and sounds>>>> tick the box for 'Display alerts when e-mail is received' You will then get a pop-up box telling you when you receive a e-mail from Hotmail.

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