- Log out of GoldMine
- Run GoldMine with elevated permissions (Right click the GoldMine icon > Run as Administrator)
- Log into GoldMine as a MASTER user
- Tools > Configure > System Settings > Messaging Tab
- Tick the check box for "Start GoldMine Messaging service"
- Click OK
- Tool > Options > Messaging tab
The Option to "Send Activity alarms as emails or test messages" should now be active