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Is there a way I can keep outlook xp running in memory, so that it can be checking for mail every so often, but not actually have it be open on my taskbar. Right now the only way to check my mail is to open it up, and i'm just a little too lazy for that. I like the little envolope it shows by the clock when you get a new mail, but as far as i can tell, that will only appear when you have he program open.

Or am I just missing a setting somewhere?
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Use thunderbird or Evolution
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I'll try thunderbird again, but I coulnd't get it to work for me lol. I'll see what I can do.

Does it reside in memory, checking your mail for you? Thats the main thing I want: have it check for new mail w/o having a window open (cept for an icon next to teh clock)
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Found out how

Add this to your registry and it will allow outlook to minimize to the clock area:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\Office\\10 .0\\Outlook\\Preferences\\DWORD MinToTray = 1
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