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That annoying Thunderbird notification window

by Izak Burger posted on Jun 18, 2008 11:02 AM last modified Jun 18, 2008 11:02 AM

How to disable the Thunderbird new mail notification window

To disable that annoying new mail notification that pops up in the lower right corner of the screen (and obscures anything you may have been reading in that area):

  1. Click Edit and select Preferences
  2. Click Advanced
  3. Select the General tab
  4. Click the Config Editor button
  5. Search for biff
  6. Set mail.biff.show_alert to false