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I want to archive/delete (on a schedule, so not just a one off thing) all email that meets a certain criteria, in specific:

  • Older than 1 year
  • Where my name is not in the To or Cc box
  • Not sent to a specific distribution group

Any idea how I could set that up to run regularly?

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Not sure about option 2 or 3, But you can certainly archive mails depending on the date. There is a feature called AutoArchive for that.

For Outlook 2010: Click the File tab, and then click the Options tab on the File menu. Click the Advanced tab. Click AutoArchive Settings.

For Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2003: On the Tools menu, click Options, and then click the Other tab. Click AutoArchive.

Then to set folder specific settings, Right-click the folder that you want to AutoArchive, and then click Properties. Click the AutoArchive tab.

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I am aware of autoarchive by date, problem is that I don't want to delete emails that were sent to me, I only want to delete all of the 'chatter' emails. –  Raymond Jan 28 '12 at 15:46
    
Umm. Like we have Chat folder for gmail? Which mail service are you using? –  Bibhas Jan 28 '12 at 17:05

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