How to change Desktop Alerts settings for Windows 8

Office 2013
This tip shows to increase the New Mail Desktop Alert duration on Windows 8.

   1.   Open the Control Panel (for more details see How to open Control Panel in Windows 8):

   2.   In the Control Panel, choose Ease of Access:

Ease of Access Windows 8

   3.   In the Control Panel\Ease of Access, choose Ease of Access Center:

Ease of Access Center Windows 8

   4.   In the Control Panel\Ease of Access\Ease of Access Center, under Explore all settings, choose Use the computer without a display:

Use the computer without a display Windows 8

   5.   In the Control Panel\Ease of Access\Ease of Access Center\Use the computer without a display, under Adjust time limits and flashing visuals, in the How long should Windows notification dialog boxes stay open? list, choose the item you prefer:

Choose time for Notifications Windows 8

   6.   Click OK.

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