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