The Quick Access Toolbar is a customizable toolbar located at the top left corner of the open MESSAGES, CALENDAR ENTRIES, AND INDIVIDUAL CONTACTS in Microsoft Outlook 2007. It does not appear when viewing your inbox, calendar, contacts and other folders in Outlook 2007. You can select the commands you use the most to add to this toolbar. It is a great time saving tool!
To avoid any unnecessay interruptions during the day, you may want to turn off 'Dektop Alerts' in Outlook.