Alert Tools

Desktop Alert


Install/Uninstall
  • This application has been built for Microsoft Windows XP users.
  • The alert requires Microsoft .net 2.0 Framework.
Installation:
  • Click "Download"
  • Click the installation icon
  • The alert will show on start up of your computer
Uninstallation
  • Open Control Panel
  • Click "Add/Remove Programs"
  • Scroll to "SAC Desktop Alert"
  • Click "Change/Remove"
New Features
  • 6x faster than previous versions (checks for new products every 30 seconds)
  • New icon alerts you of a missed notification
  • Automated software upgrade notification
  • Push-pin feature so Alert window stays on your screen
  • Improved bug support

Daily Dose


Unsubscribe
  1. Login to the site
    • Then click "Mail Preferences"
    • Uncheck the box for "Daily Dosage"
    • Click "Update"
  2. Forward a Daily Dose email to the unsubscribe address at the bottom of the email

RSS


More information
  • RSS is a simple, easy-to-use method for distributing online content.
  • Sign up by downloading an RSS reader from our "Recommended Readers" section.
  • Click the "get feeds" button.
  • Select your reader from the drop down at the top.

Recommended readers

We recommend any readers that allow you to set message-checking frequency to 30 seconds. We do not recommend Google FeedFetcher for this reason. People around our office like these readers:
  • Bloglines with the Bloglines Notifier
    • This is the optimal reader as it notifies you when a new item goes live.
  • Firefox Livebooks with the RSS Ticker extension
    • Your browser must be active to see the notification.
How to set your reader checking frequency
Steps for changing the update frequency to 30 seconds are as follows:
  • Bloglines
    • Right-click Bloglines Notifier icon in system tray.
    • Select "Settings".
    • Change "Check messages every" to 30 seconds.
    • Click Okay.
  • Firefox Livebookmarks with RSS Ticker extension
    • Open the Firefox browser.
    • Click the "Tools" menu and then select "Add-ons".
    • Highlight "RSS Ticker" and then click the Options button.
    • Click the "Advanced" tab.
    • Under "Update Frequency" choose "30" from the drop-down menu.

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