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Windows Live Mail - Minimize to System Tray in Windows 7

How to Minimize Windows Live Mail to the System Tray in Windows 7
Published by Brink
11 Dec 2010
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How to Minimize Windows Live Mail to the System Tray in Windows 7

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This will show you how to have Windows Live Mail minimize to the taskbar or system tray in Windows 7.

EXAMPLE: Windows Live Mail Minimized to Taskbar by Default
Windows Live Mail - Minimize to System Tray in Windows 7-default.jpg
EXAMPLE: Windows LIve Mail Minimized to System Tray
Windows Live Mail - Minimize to System Tray in Windows 7-minimized.jpg
Here's How:
1. If open, close Windows Live Mail.

2. Right click on a Windows Live Mail shortcut or the wlmail.exe file, click on Properties, then click on the Compatibility tab. (see screenshot below)
Windows Live Mail - Minimize to System Tray in Windows 7-compatibility.jpg
3. To Always Have Windows Live Mail Minimize to Taskbar
A) Uncheck the Run this program in compatibility mode for box, and click on OK. (see screenshot above)
NOTE: This is the default setting.

B) Go to step 5.
4. To Allow Windows Live Mail to be able to Minimize to System Tray
A) Check the Run this program in compatibility mode for box, select Windows Vista (Service Pack2), and click on OK. (see screenshot below step 2)

B) Open Windows Live Mail, and right click on the e-mail icon in the system tray. (see screenshot below)
Windows Live Mail - Minimize to System Tray in Windows 7-set.jpg
C) To Toggle Windows Live Mail to Minimize to System Tray
  • Click on Hide window when minimized to check it. (see screenshot above)
D) To Toggle Windows Live Mail to NOT Minimize to System Tray
  • Click on Hide window when minimized to uncheck it. (see screenshot above)
5. You will now be able to minimize Windows Live Mail to the taskbar or system tray.
Windows Live Mail - Minimize to System Tray in Windows 7-minimize.jpg
That's it,
Shawn





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