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You can name this new file anything you'd like (e.g. "Newmsg.bat") The code below gives you an example of what this file should contain to successfully execute the correct command for the new message item:
Start Outlook.exe //c ipm.note
Next, you need to create a shortcut of the newly created batch file on your desktop, or, you can even set-it up in the programs group of your start menu. I placed mine on my desktop and in my quick-launch toolbar.
This setup saves me time, additional clicks and having to shuffle windows around. Enjoy, and I hope you manage to improve your productivity!