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That's also normal and this will affect some full-screen games too.
There's no setting for
that I'm afraid as its 'by design'.
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"Roy Barr" <rbarr50@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> I've been looking for this topic... no, I am not set to busy and I
don't have the box
> checked to have IM set to busy when idle. I am using Vista. The alerts
work just fine
> while I am "online" (actively working on computer) but if my screen
saver (slide show) is
> active I don't get any alerts when messages arrive.
>>> Greetings Paul,
>>> Are you set to 'Busy' when you're trying these? When you're within
the busy status, all
>>> alerts are suppressed from displaying, regardless of your settings.
>>> Jonathan Kay
>>> Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger
>>> > I'm using Live Messenger 8.1.0178 on Windows XP with Service Pack
>>> > Although I have ticked the two boxes "Display alerts when contacts
come online" and
>>> > "Display alerts when a message is received", I never get the
slide-up alert boxes any
>>> > more.
>>> > I used to get those alerts, and I might have changed something
since then, but I don't
>>> > know
>>> > what other settings might be involved. Any ideas?
>>> > Eq.
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