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I have a question identical to the one below, however I cannot use the answer given. I don't know if I should continue in the existing thread, or create a new question. I hope I chose correctly.

Outlook rule to automatically move deleted files to archive folder after two weeks

The problem is I want to save deleted mails to an folder on my drive, but can't use autoarchive (as suggested in the other thread), since autoarchive is controlled by our IT department, and I don't want to mess with them on this.

Is there any other way to do this? Preferably with a outlook rule (but I'm open to other suggestions)

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Manually you can drag-n-drop mail to a folder and then delete them from Outlook. If you want to automate it, how do you want to trigger it? – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Oct 7 '11 at 15:19
Manually I can fix it yes, thanks. Preferably I would like to automate it on f.x deletion. E.g. when a mail is deleted it would be saved to the folder. – Casper Oct 10 '11 at 9:25
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There is no way to do this. Outlook rules are for incoming and outgoing messages only. There is a way to create a VBA macro however.

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thanks, i think you're right – Casper Oct 21 '11 at 7:41

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