I am experiencing an interesting issue with Outlook 2000. I am able to
reproduce it even on a bare-bone configuration. I do a fresh install of
WinNT WKST 4, then install SP6a, then install Outlook 2000, then Office2K
Sp1. Noting else installed.
The problem: Outlook is running along with two or more other programs.
I have found that it does not matter which other programs are running.) I
used IE and Notepad or Wordpad to test with.
If I am in Program A, and then switch to Program B, (but not minimize A),
when a new mail notification pops up and I click NO, Program A will move to
the foreground and become active.
This will not occur if Program A is minimized when the notification occurs.
I have tested with several applications open, and it will always revert to
the application used prior to the CURRENT application when the notification
I know this may sound confusing to explain. It is, but I have tested and
reproduced over and over. I called MS Office support, but never got far and
I did most of the troubleshooting. Unfortunately, MS Office techs will not
give a call back number and the guy we had never called back.