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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Can task categories be modified?

Since Desktop-Reminder 2.52 categories can be customized in the Desktop-Reminder PRO. Back to FAQ more...


How to import tasks from other programs

You can import holidays and other events stored in the iCalendar file (*.ics). The iCalendar format is currently the most supported and widely used standard to interoperate more...


How to install Desktop-Reminder on Windows 8

Since the v.2.100 Desktop-Reminder targets .NET 4.0. There are no additional steps required for installig the program on Windows 8. Back to FAQ more...


How to restore default columns and their sorting order?

Just click the button "Columns" and then "Restore default". Back to FAQ more...


How to change location of the task database file

To change location of the task database: Select the Data ribbon page (main menu item) in Desktop-Reminder. Press the Show button. Windows Explorer opens and selects the more...


How to restore tasks from the backup files

Once a day a backup file is created if there is at least one task defined. The backup file is created in the same directory the database file is stored. Its naming schema more...


How to sort columns?

To sort a column just click a column header. To revert sorting click this header again. To sort multiple column press and hold the Shift key on the keyboard and click more...


Why there is no history for tasks which are done

Desktop-Reminder is not a diary. Its purpose is reminding about tasks, not logging the task history. Apart from It would be difficult to build the task history for tasks more...


Desktop Reminder does not work any more. What to do?

In a rare case of corrupting the program settings Desktop-Reminder v.2.56 and earlier cannot work anymore. The easiest solution is downloading and installing the latest more...


How to show the main program window with the task list after Windows start/boot?

Showing the task list can be configured in the program options. "Start with Windows" check box must be selected. In the "After Windows start" drop-down list one of the more...


How to reset user settings in Windows XP?

Open Windows Explorer. Click Tools -> Folder Options. Open the View registry tab. Select "Show hidden files and folders". Close the Folder Options dialog. Open the folder more...

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