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How do i make IE5 check my email in every 1 minute and notify me !?

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I am using IE5 with Win98, and can anybody tell me how do i config it inorder to make it notify me when new mail is arrived without opening the outlook express?
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hi clo1,
there is no option to do this
just run outlook minimized ,ie5 is a web browser not a mail client ,
if you want this the easiest is open outlook express
under tools/options
on the general tab for how often to send&recieve just set it to your time and to play a tune so you will hear when new message arrives
and then you could always just make a short cut to outlook in your startup folder then it will start automatically when you boot windows.
Regards Barry
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clo1, if the proposed answer doesn't serve your needs, feel free to reject itso others may try and assist you. There are add-ons to do as you desire, whether it's one or 100 mail boxes.
Dennis
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One of the most popular ones is ICQ (www.icq.com)
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Bart, I run ICQ for tech reasons, but for the user who wants pop up notification without their mail client running, I've got something a whole lot better and there's little or no overhead (CPU or memory use) involved!
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oh i am sorry i never realised that thanks for saying so Dennis
clo
  Reject my answer as it isnt correct

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Barry
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er.. you just accepted my answer ,did you see the comments or do you not want to install plugins?

dennis i read your comments in other questions to and now i see why your no 4,keep up the good work
Regards Barry


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Thanks Barry!

Keep going, you'll catch up soon!
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