- From the Tools menu, choose Options
- Click the Preferences tab.
- In the Calendar section, select a new time from the Default Reminder drop-down list. You can enter a custom time; just be sure to identify it as minutes, hours, days, or weeks.
- Click OK.
Susan Sales Harkins is an IT consultant, specializing in desktop solutions. Previously, she was editor in chief for The Cobb Group, the world's largest publisher of technical journals.