A. You can use the registry to minimize Outlook 2002 to the system tray by performing the following steps:

  1. Start the registry editor (regedit.exe).
  2. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\10.0\Outlook\Preferences.
  3. From the Edit menu, select New, DWORD value.
  4. Enter a name of MinToTray.
  5. Double-click the new value, and set it to 1.
  6. Restart Outlook.

After you perform these steps, Outlook will reside in the system tray.