How to disable the new email notification on the Windows XP welcome screen


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Here are an overview from Microsoft Support about which programs are generating the information :

Overview of the mail notification display on the Windows XP Welcome screen

You can uninstall Outlook Express and MSN Messenger if you want the notifications to stop.

You can also make a registry edit (documented within the above link) if you are comfortable with editing the registry.

For more information on uninstalling Outlook Express please see this link :

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