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How to make Outlook Calendar reminders stay on top in Windows 7

I'm just starting to use Windows 7 and I want to know how to make my Outlook reminders pop up and show themselves prominently. They keep opening discreetly, as just another window in the Outlook ...
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How to restore dismissed reminders in Outlook 2010?

How would I retrieve all the dismissed reminders in Outlook 2010?
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What tool can give me a hourly reminder?

I'm looking for a tool, that can alert me every hour with a popup and a message (like "take your medicine..") I'm running Windows XP.
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Cannot dismiss or snooze reminders

I seem to have encountered a zombie reminder that doesn't want to die. A few weeks ago I had an issue where I had a reminder from weeks gone by pop up in my Reminder window in Outlook 2010. Due in: 2 ...
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Disable Time Machine reminder on Mac

While giving a presentation in Keynote for a job interview, the presentation suddenly exit and I got a Time Machine message telling me that the last backup was more than x days ago, which was very bad ...
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Reminding user to complete particular task(s) in Windows 7 before PC shuts down?

Is there a way that Windows 7 can remind me (with a dialog box for example) to complete some particular tasks before shutting down, such as locking my secret files and logging out from some services?
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How do I get a remind for emails I sent that remain unanswered after a period of time?

Here's a simple scenario I can't find any free solutions to: I am sending an email to a client to which I want to get a response within 3 days. If I get a response, I don't want to be bothered with ...
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How to create recurring reminders in Outlook 2010?

I want to create a follow-up/task with a reminder which will remind me this follow-up/task at 10th of each month, the reminder should pop-up a window and play a sound at 10th of each month, just like ...
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Is there a Page Snooze add-on for Firefox?

I'm really taken by the Google Chrome extension "Page Snooze", which lets you close a tab and schedule it to reappear in say a week. Is there any add-on/extension like Page Snooze for Firefox?
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Lotus Notes: For accepted meetings, automatically set alarm notification that accounts for availability

This morning I was late to an interview that was scheduled to start in the morning at 8:30 AM, which is before I usually arrive at work: 9:00 AM. Meetings like these are particularly important, but ...
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Outlook end of meeting reminder

Is there a way to make Outlook show a reminder when a meeting is ending? Sometimes I schedule meetings for myself to focus on one specific task for an hour or so, and it would be very useful to be ...
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Outlook2007 reminders not working

I have outlook 2007 sp2 and the reminders have all of a sudden stopped flashing up when there due i have checked the settings and there enabled i have restarted my pc to see if that clearded anything ...
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What can make Outlook stop giving appointment reminders?

I've been late to two meetings today because Outlook spontaneously stopped giving me reminder popups, even though they're set in the individual scheduled appointments. Is there a global setting in ...
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Changing the default calendar reminder time in Outlook 2010

I've got a simple question but I have yet to find a simple answer. Hoping someone on here can help me out. The question is: How do I change the default reminder time in Outlook 2010 for a specific ...
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add 'time' to 'follow up flag' in outlook 2003?

It would appear that the dialog for setting 'follow up flags' in Outlook 2003 is limited to date only. Does anyone know of a workaround to add a time to this?
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Mediawiki Releases RSS Feed?

Suppose I run a small wiki powered by MediaWiki. I want to keep mediawiki up to date, but in order to do this I need to remember to check the Mediawiki homepage. This can get quite tedious, so I have ...
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Set default reminder to “None” in Windows 8.1 Calendar app

Almost all appointments I create in the Windows 8.1 Calendar app do not require reminders, but any appointment created in this app has this option set. So in all those cases I expand the detailed ...
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Is there a way to change OS X (Mavericks) Reminders default alert time?

I am using extensively Reminders to organize myself. I like using the alert to remind me of stuff I have to do. My problem is that the default time is 9am which doesn't suit me. Is there any way to ...
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1answer
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Set reminders to specific day

I'm setting up meetings with varying reminders. Some reminders are 2 days and some are same day. When scheduling a meeting for a Monday 8/13/12 and setting the reminder for 3 days, does send ...
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Outlook Reminders Happening Too Soon

In Outlook 2003, I flag an item (of type 'Post', which automatically saves back to my Inbox (the Post was created from a Mail item in the Inbox)) with a reminder for later in the day but as soon as I'...
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Are there any desktop reminders for Linux that display pop-up notifications?

Are there any desktop reminders for Linux that display pop-up notifications?
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If I dismiss an Outlook reminder, are they then dismissed for my collegues as well?

I manage multiple mailboxes in Outlook (2013). If I dismiss reminders that are intended for my co-workers, does anyone know if they are then also dismissed for their Outlook clients as well, and that (...
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Slackbot how to set a reminder for last wednesday of the month or last day of the month

With slackbot, is it possible to set a reminder for every last Wednesday of the month or last day of the month?
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Disable Outlook Reminders Per Calendar?

Is it possible to disable reminders for individual calendars in Outlook? I am happy to retain my default settings for my "base" Calendar, but for my custom Calendar, I want to suppress all reminders.
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How do I set two or more reminders in Office365 Outlook Calendar?

Where I work, we use Office-365 Outlook for email and scheduling. I would like to have a reminder two hours before, and again ten minutes before, a weekly meeting. I see a drop-down list to set one ...
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Sync reminders/todo between android and yosemite

I currently have a macbook pro running yosemite and a galaxy s6 running android. I'm looking for a solution to somehow sync reminders between my Macbook and phone. I used to have an iPhone for a ...
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Outlook appointment default open in series for reminders

I use outlook appointments to keep brief notes on my classes, I have a reminder on the classes when it is scheduled to start. When I double click on the reminder it opens the single instance of the ...
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Set specific date and time as reminder in Outlook for an appointment

How to set a specific reminder time, say Oct 21 2013 11:33 AM, for an appointment in MS Outlook 2010, which is scheduled for some different / arbitrary date? Certainly, I could just schedule the ...
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Vista - perform scheduled actions only if screen is not locked

Ok, here's the general idea of what I want to do. After a certain time, I would like the computer to nag me to go to sleep. Maybe every five minutes or so. But I don't want the messages to pop up if ...
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How to set Tasks reminders automatically enabled in Outlook 2003?

I would need to know if it's possible to enable by default, the Tasks Reminders to be checked in Outlook 2003. I can't afford/clean reminders since that lawyer has more than a 100 of tasks/events in ...
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How to view only Mail on shared email account?

I have a support account which I should have access to in my Outlook 2010, however, since changing from 2003, the situation has become unusual. I used to be able to just view shared mail items in a ...
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How to set up a reminder like every fourth Wednesday?

How to set up a reminder like every fourth Wednesday? Preferably in Outlook or Google Calendar?
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1answer
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Pospone reminder on outlook

When I set a reminder on outlook it gives me the possibility to postpone it. The default interval to postpone the reminder is 5 minutes, but it is always too short, is it possible to set another ...
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Outlook 2010 (purchased copy) Reminders alerting to Days in the future

I purchased my Outlook 2010 via Office 2010. Recently, the Reminders have been alerting me to things that are going to be due in the next several days or weeks. Previously, it only alerted me to ...
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Are there any decent vocal time / date / appointment announcers for Fedora Linux? [closed]

I'm looking for a Fedora / Linux application which announces the system time vocally at regular intervals, similar to the time announcement feature Mac OSX has. A quick look around Google hasn't ...
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Can I make some of my appointments not show up on the sidebar?

Fact 1) On the right hand side of my screen, I have the default setting of: Calendar, next couple appointments, flagged tasks, and frequent contacts (Lync integration). Fact 2) Unfortunately, I don't ...
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Laptop charging reminder utility [closed]

My ASUS Windows 7 laptop naturally tells me when the battery is getting low. But I like to keep it charged whenever possible, and sometimes I forget to plug in. Where is a simple program/utility/...
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How to set dropbox based syncable reminders?

I'm trying to look for a way to set reminders between my homepc and work pc. And I need it something like this: I put a text file in dropbox on homepc, and let it get uploaded to dropbox (synced) ...
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Program that displays a message at a certain hour on your screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What tool can give me a hourly reminder? I'm a programmer, I often spend alot of time in front of my computer and forget about other things. I simply get drawn into my work ...
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No reminders on Windows Mobile 6.1 [closed]

After I had installed and uninstalled Slovoed Merriam Webster dictionary, my reminders stopped working. I've clened the whole system with SKTools to no avail. All check-boxes is System>Personal>...
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Windows 7 and Outlook 2016 - Force meeting reminders to focus

I'm following up on an existing question (rep won't let me comment or answer) How to make Outlook Calendar reminders stay on top in Windows 7 I've messed around with the VBA code from the answer and ...
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Outlook make a new reminder for every meeting

My Outlook meetings usually have reminders, and they're generally 15 minutes before hand. This is way to long before the meeting for me to remember. I need a way to make every meeting remind me about ...
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Viewing iCloud Reminders on Windows without Outlook

I have been unable to find a way to view iCloud Reminders on Windows without Outlook. iCloud.com is ok, but not being able to sort by due date makes it cumbersome to do. Are those my only options?
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How to add a reminder for preparation specific to someone else's invitation?

I want to add a reminder (or something similar) to a meeting series that someone else invited me to. I have to do some preparation for the (status) meeting, so I want the reminder to remind me what ...
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how to dismiss a reminder after sending a recurring email via vba?

I was able to create a recurring email via a code in vba that triggers every time that a reminder with a certain category fires. http://www.slipstick.com/developer/send-email-outlook-reminders-fires/ ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2010 Flagging specific people for specific events

At work, my section has created a "team calendar", and I have been tasked to update that calendar. The calendar will inform the team of special events and dates that we should be aware of. In June, ...
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How to make Outlook 2013 Calendar reminders stay on top in Windows 8

This was asked/answered 4 years ago for Windows 7. I'm hoping there's an answer that doesn't require editing code or buying 3rd-party software.
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1answer
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How to determine the calendar from which an Outlook Appointment Reminder is from

I'm currently using Outlook 2010 and am owner, obviously, for my personal calendar but also have a couple public calendars associated with my account. All appointment reminders show up in the same ...
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REM function in remind for timed reminders over a specific interval

I am trying to write a linux remind script that has reminders for things I have to review on a certain time interval. Let's say this is: 1 month, 3 months, 1 year, 3 years. The trick is that I need ...
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Outlook 2013 sync issues with Iphone

I'm getting loads of reminders in outlook even though they are dismissed. I did a outlook clean command and that hasn't resolved it. I think its to do with sync'ing with iphone. Has anyone got any ...