Outlook 2010: How To Prevent the New Mail Desktop Alert from Appearing

Posted December 13, 2009 by Rob Rogers in Microsoft Outlook

By default, Outlook 2010 automatically pops up a Desktop Alert to show part of a new message that has just been received. To prevent others from viewing your incoming e-mail, you can disable it.

1. Right-click on the Outlook icon in the Notification Area, next to the clock.

2. In the resulting menu, uncheck Show New Mail Desktop Alert.

 

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