Outlook Express 6 new mail indicator

  bathjobby 13:48 05 Apr 05

Until I rebuilt my machine some months ago, when outlook express 6 received mail it would put an envelope icon on the windows taskbar to indicate new mail. Now, do you think I can find the option for my new install of outlook express 6 to do that ! No I can't.
Anyone got the answer ?
Thanks in advance.

  GroupFC 14:31 05 Apr 05

Don't know if this helps but you could play a sound when new mail arrives - in OE>tools>options>general and put a tick in "play sound when new messages arrive"

  bathjobby 14:34 05 Apr 05

Thanks GroupFC but I've got that one. Want the indicator so that I can see at a glance if I have received new mail when returning to machine and OE is not the active window.

  GroupFC 14:37 05 Apr 05

Sorry but don't know the answer! Maybe somebody else will happen along who can help!

Good luck!

  Edbanger 15:01 05 Apr 05

Try, right click taskbar, left click properties/customize, make sure you have new e-mail is not set to always hide.

  bathjobby 16:12 05 Apr 05

Edbanger, your a star. worked a treat thanks.

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