Keeping e-mail home page open permanently

  SALLY S 22:21 05 Jul 2005


I use yahoo for my e-mail and wondered if I could avoind having to go through the sign-in process each time I put the PC on.

Is there any way I could create a shortcut to my e-mail from the desktop to be permanently available to me without signing in.

I have tried minimizing the window but then when I want to look at say e-bay using a desktop shortcut it replaces the yahoo window.

I hope this makes sense to someone out there.

Sally S

  octal 22:26 05 Jul 2005

If you are going to this site click here there is a little tick box that says Remember my ID on this computer, any good?

  octal 22:28 05 Jul 2005

I should add, you should be able to put a icon on your desktop by dragging and dropping from your favorites.

  dogbreath1 22:30 05 Jul 2005

You could try using Firefox as your default browser. click here This enables tabbed browsing where you can have many web pages open at once, then using the tabs to toggle between displayed pages. If you search 'Firefox' on this forum it will show you what a good browser it is.

  lotvic 22:40 05 Jul 2005

If you 'right click' on the shortcut doesn't it give you an option to Open in New Window ?

I often have several Web pages open at the same time in Internet Explorer.

  VoG II 22:43 05 Jul 2005

Just drag the little e to your desktop.

  lotvic 22:53 05 Jul 2005

Or drag the little e onto the blue taskbar (next to Start) and open a new window then go to ebay

  leo49 23:12 05 Jul 2005

Even if you keep the window open your session will time out eventually and you'll have to re-enter your password.

  lotvic 00:06 06 Jul 2005

that's a good point.

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  Kate B 22:40 06 Jul 2005

You can pick up Yahoo email with Outlook (and I presume Outlook Express) - if you leave that running you don't need to keep checking back with the web page. I'm on broadband and I've got Outlook set to check once every 2 minutes for email - they just ping into my inbox.

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