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Thunderbird+Exchange calendar: turn off event reminders by default

I'm using Thunderbird's calendar with the TbSync and “Provider for Exchange ActiveSync” add-ons to access an enterprise Office 365 calendar. I don't want to use the web interface on a day-to-day basis,...
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Outlook appointment reminders ~45 seconds too late

I am on Microsoft Outlook for Microsoft 365 MSO (16.0.13127.21452) 64-bit but had this problem for other Outlook versions also. Problem I would expect the Microsoft Outlook to pop up at exactly MM:00, ...
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Remind me when CPU/Memory/Disk/Network changes in the Task Manager

I am running some program which keeps the Disk utilisation at high percentage. When the program finishes, the Disk utilisation drops to low level. Is that possible I can be emailed, or some other ...
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notify-send Works From Shell Session, Not From Script

I am using at in coordination with notify-send/dunst as a form of reminders for myself. In an interactive bash session, doing: $ echo 'notify-send "Test"' | at 12:45PM works just fine and I see the ...
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Change default reminder times available in Gnome Calendar on Linux

Does anyone know how to change the default reminder times available in Gnome Calendar? The possible selections are: 5 minutes 10 minutes 30 minutes 1 hour 1 day 2 days 3 days 1 week I'd like to add: ...
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remind: Undefined variable

Following entry in ~/.reminders (used by remind) causes Undefined variable: EXT to be displayed: REM Oct 1 2019 AT 17:30 +15 DURATION 1:0 MSG %"Fw: [EXT] some title body%" [t()] Is there an ...
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How can I add a reminder which contains a specific application in Reminders on Mac?

A few days ago, I created a reminder via Siri BY TYPING on Mac.("Reminder me: ...") Accidentally, a Chrome browser icon appeared at the right of this reminder. I was browsing a website on Chrome, ...
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Meeting reminders disappear when I accept meetings

I'm running Outlook 2016, Windows 10. Whenever I accept a meeting from ANY of my clients (multiple companies), the reminders get turned off in the calendar I have checked, they have sent a reminder ...
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Why does my outlook reminder not update when I move a meeting?

Sometimes, when I move a meeting in my outlook calendar I still get a reminder for the initial time. So, if I have a meeting at 9:00 and I move it till 12:00, I still get a reminder at 8:45. EDIT: ...
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Mac Outlook 2017 - changing the default Reminder window location

I use Outlook 2017 on Mac. The reminder by default pops up on the lower right corner of the screen, which is like a blind spot to me. Sometimes when I am focused, I just didn't notice the reminder ...
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Remind user to complete task on Windows 10

I am using Windows 10 (x86) and I would like to set up a reminder to turn off wireless mouse at shutdown. So basically just a customised output message that pops up at shutdown. Best of all would be ...
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Outlook - Get Daily Reminder of upcoming Event

In Outlook 2016 I want to have a daily reminder for an event which tells me the days left until the date of the event is reached. Does someone found a solution for this specific need?
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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 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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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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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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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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custom outlook reminder addin or VBA [duplicate]

I cannot count how many times I missed my meetings appointment because I Was so deep into my programming work. I wonder if anyone has a quick/easy solution where it will halt my entire monitor red (or ...
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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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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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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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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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Mediawiki Releases RSS Feed? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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sending events with reminders through Outlook

There is no end to the uselessness of Microsoft Office. Is there any way, at all, to send an event with reminders to others using Microsoft Outlook 2007? I have tried creating a shared calender ...
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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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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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Outlook 2010 reminders keep popping up even if closed

Today when I got to work and started my computers I got a event reminder for my last events last friday. I closed the reminder, but perhaps 10 minutes later it pops up again, and another 10 minutes ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Outlook reminders not appearing

I have tried using the steps provided in a Microsoft KB and they did not resolve it. I tried: outlook /cleanreminders outlook /resetfolders They did not fix it. The machine is running Outlook 2007 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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