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Minimize Microsoft Outlook XP/2002 to the notification area.

This setting enables you to minimize Microsoft Outlook to the notification area.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
This setting enables you to minimize Microsoft Outlook to the notification area.

By default, if you minimize Microsoft Outlook, it will be minimized to the taskbar, so that it will appear with other windows.

If you apply this setting, Microsoft Outlook will be minimized to the notification area. The notification area is at the right side of the taskbar where you can find the system clock and running background programs.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a DWORD value “MinToTray”, if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify the value to “1” which can minimize Microsoft Outlook to the notification area. However, if you want to get back to the original state, change the value to “0”.

To see the effects simply restart the Microsoft outlook.

NOTE:
By default this featured is enabled in Outlook 2003.

Minimize Microsoft Outlook to the notification area.reg

The '.reg' file will minimize Microsoft Outlook to the notification area.

Remove Microsoft Outlook to the notification area.reg

The '.reg' file will remove Microsoft Outlook from the notification area.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

'Microsoft Outlook' is visible in the notification area.

'Microsoft Outlook' is not visible in the notification area.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type 'regedit'.

Next, go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\10.0\Outlook\Preferences\] and create a DWORD value as 'MinToTray'.

Now righjt click on the DWORD value 'MinToTray' and select 'Modify'.

Finally set the value data as '1' and click 'OK'.

Change the default location of “Microsoft Address Book”.

Category : Software / Applications > Outlook / Outlook Express

With this setting, you can change the default location/path of the “Microsoft Address Book”. Upon changing the path, all subsequent changes to the contact list will be saved, by default, at the new location.

Change the start page of Outlook Express.

Category : Software / Applications > Outlook / Outlook Express

This setting enables you to change the start page that Outlook Express loads at the launch of the application.

Add colorful message background in Outlook Express ver 4.

Category : Software / Applications > Outlook / Outlook Express

This setting enables you to use colorful background in compose message section of Outlook Express ver 4.

Add Info pane URL to Outlook Express.

Category : Software / Applications > Outlook / Outlook Express

This setting enables you to customize the URL, through which Outlook Express displays the default page.

Change help URL of Outlook Express.

Category : Software / Applications > Outlook / Outlook Express

This setting enables you to modify the URL when you click on Help -> Microsoft On The Web -> Online Support in Outlook Express.

 
 
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