Ask Dave Taylor: Tech and Business


Disable Yahoo Mail alerts in Yahoo Messenger?

Is there any way to stop the Yahoo mail alert from popping up on my PC when Yahoo Messenger is opened? This is very aggravating, especially when I'm trying to read something on my Windows system!

I can totally understand how that can get annoying, so you'll be glad to know that you can disable these notifications!

Here are the instructions on how to disable mail alerts:

  1. Open Yahoo! Messenger
  2. Click Messenger --> Preferences or CTRL+Shift+P
  3. Under category click...