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#1 ghady

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Posted 28 September 2005 - 08:06 AM

i have a problem in my windows login startup thing.. it used to say "Administrator" and then leave a space bar for me to type my password.. now it says Administrator and "1 unread email message", and i have to click on my picture for the password bar to appear.. how can i turn it back to the way it was?
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Posted 28 September 2005 - 10:14 AM

Overview of the Mail Notification Display on the Windows XP Welcome Screen
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?...B;EN-US;q304148

You can also download and use TweakUI for XP:
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/dow...s/powertoys.asp

After installation run the program and go to:
+Logon > hightlight "Unread Mail" and un-check "Show unread mail on Welcome screen" > then choose Apply/OK.

also see "How can I reset the unread-email counter on the Windows XP Welcome logon screen?"
http://www.windowsitpro.com/Article/Articl...5767/25767.html

Another alternative is to disable this by using a tweak found here:
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
Scroll down to line 100 and click on "Disable Unread Mail on the Welcome Screen" - Undo

Edited by quietman7, 28 September 2005 - 10:22 AM.

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