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Outlook notifications

By LizBlake
Jun 21, 2011
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  1. Hi, is there a way to prevent programs from popping up notifications without going into each one? For example, I like the outlook pop-ups, but when my kid is on the computer, I'm afraid they might click on one.

    Thanks,
    Liz
     
  2. Zilpha

    Zilpha TS Enthusiast Posts: 349

    The simple answer is to not have Outlook running when your child is using the computer. The more complicated one is to go into Tools > Options > General Tab (depending on the version of Outlook you might have a different path to get there) and uncheck anything that indicates a popup message or a sound to be played. Of course, that will turn it off entirely no matter who is using the computer.
     
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,469   +327

    1) each user should have their own LUA (or CUA) account

    2) the programs that autostart are then
    • system programs OR
    • anything in All.Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

    As Admin, you can move any shortcut found there into your personal (or several other personal) logins, but avoid Jr's account.

    Thus, the shortcut to Outlook will not be in that/those logins and never pop-up.

    Second point; with all users using personal LUA / CUA accounts, they can not
    install programs or cause system damage - -
    at worst case, on the LUA environment of that user could be attacked.
     


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