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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 which is default installed on Windows 8. There are no additional steps required for installig the program on Windows more...


How to set the time interval between notifications in the notification area of windows task bar?

As default the time interval between notifications is set to 6 hours but you can set it to any other value in minutes. For changing the value please do the following: 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...


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

What is backup? 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 more...


Why there is no history for tasks which are done

Storing only information about completed tasks in a list tells us nothing about the context the tasks were done. Desktop-Reminder follows the following way: Task comes 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...


Can Desktop-Reminder be used in a multi user environment

Theoretically Desktop-Reminder can share the same database file between multiple program instances. Desktop-Reminder PRO can detect automatically if the database was more...

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