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Just encountered a user who in Outlook runs as a different profile abcd01 rather than dcba02. This causes her attatched file to misbehave as user abcd01 is not allowed to touch dcba02.

Is there a way to fix this?

How do I change which user Outlook runs with?

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Outlook profile or user profile? –  ta.speot.is Feb 13 '12 at 10:35
User profile! :) –  rkl Feb 13 '12 at 10:39

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For your first question, you can grant a user permissions to another mailbox through Active Directory Users and Computers.

For your second question I assume runas shall work in this scenario, if Shift + Right Click and "Run as different user" is not appropriate.


Allows a user to run specific tools and programs with different permissions than the user's current logon provides.

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Hmm, should I really have to use this, works fine on other workstations –  rkl Feb 13 '12 at 11:42
Are other workstations accessing files their user doesn't have permission to? That's the cause of your 'problem' :) –  HaydnWVN Feb 13 '12 at 12:17
The wierd thing is that Outlook uses a different user then the logged in one –  rkl Feb 13 '12 at 12:49
Any ideas, runas seems to be doing it wrong :S –  rkl Feb 14 '12 at 9:52

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