Outlook is a personal information manager software used as an email client, calendar/appointment manager and contact book. Not to be confused with outlook.com, the new name/interface for Hotmail.

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Outlook PST not opening [on hold]

When I attempt to open outlook I get an error: Cannot start Microsoft Office Outlook. Cannot open the Outlook window. The set of folders cannot be opened. Errors have been detected in the file ...
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I can't sort messgaes by “From”

I have 2 e-mail addresses, and in one, there is no way to view messages by "From". There's "Received," "Size," "Categories," etc., but no "From." ow do I add this?
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Outlook all day, week long appt shows as 2 days

So, and I have no idea when this started, our Outlook versions above 2007 show appoints that span 1 week as only 2 days in the month view. There should be a "bar" across the entire week, but I only ...
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How can I set up my email to work properly with Outlook AND Gmail

I recently signed up for Microsoft Office Business Premium. They made me change my DNS settings and now mail is REALLY slow to arrive in my Gmail inbox, but is quick enough for Outlook. What I want ...
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Share Outlook task manager custom view with user defined columns

I have created a task manager view in Microsoft Outlook which contains user defined fields as well as other Pre-defined fields in the view. I am trying to share this task manager with the rest of my ...
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Retrieve .OST data after harddrive failure

I want to open an OST file in Outlook 2013. I understand the difference between ost and pst. The reason I need to do this is that after a harddrive failure, I am unable to look at how a user had their ...
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Outlook 2013 not showing mails in folder

I have a problem with Outlook 2013, which is connected to a Dovecot IMAP-server. The user in Outlook has a lot of folders in his account, which I suspect may be part of the cause. The problem is, ...
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How can I save a .html file as an email template file for MS Outlook?

I have MS Outlook 365. I've created a HTML file I wish to use as an email template. For the life of me I cannot figure out how to do this. I've tried searching online but all the existing tutorials ...
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Printer hangs when printing emails from Outlook

We have a Canon printer[1] that has so far worked fine. Recently, one of my colleagues has run into a weird problem - if he prints from Outlook[2], the printer hangs. This is not visible from his ...
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Outlook 2010 need to show replied/forwarded time

Is it possible to know or get the data of the sent time/replied time on my emails? Can someone show it?
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How to avoid wrong picture of sender when forwarding a meeting in Outlook?

Just a minor annoyance: when an initial invitee delegates(let's say Jack) to another person (let's say Jim) using the "Forward", the e-mail generated by outlook has sender "{Invitee} on behalf of ...
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Can employer retrieve emails sent using work email after you delete them in outlook?

If I delete a bunch of emails from outlook, can my manager still retrieve them and read them? If yes, can they view all the attachments?
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Is there any way to open an OST file for extraction of info? [duplicate]

So I've got a weird one... Whole network kind of went down. Server crashed and the backups don't seem to have worked. A workstation crashed. We have the OST file from the workstation thankfully, but ...
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Cannot find Outlook Data File?

I have this weird problem with my Outlook/Computer. I cannot find my Outlook Data File!! I've looked literally everywhere. I checked in C:\Users\user.name\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook and just ...
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Multiple languages mail merge word

I'm having some trouble with Microsoft Word's mail merge feature. Every day, we send an e-mail to a bunch of people across the world. I have an around 600 rows Excel file generated daily and I send an ...
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Not seeing “Accepting Task” popup when accepting task requests

When a user sends a task request, the recipient clicks "accept" and a popup entitled "Accepting Task" should appear giving them the option to either "edit the response before sending" or "send the ...
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Attachments by Reference in Outlook Templates

I'm sure that this isn't easily achievable, as I can't seem to find any information about it anywhere. Nonetheless, it doesn't hurt to ask. At work, I have a single computer with multiple email ...
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Why can't a user see a specific directory in public folder in outlook?

I have added permissions for a client user to access specific public folder (it is folder that only has contact info) in Exchange Server 2010 SP3 using public folder management console. When ...
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outlook forward multiple emails at once by creating new rule

Im trying to forward multiple emails at once to a default mail account. Whe i try to select multiple emails and forward them, they are sending as attachments. Is there any way of sending every ...
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Secure Outlook local files

I use a shared computer and it is my understanding that anyone with access to my account folder (so any computer administrators) can access my Outlook files and therefore my emails. I would like to ...
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Outlook 2013 clean up mail on the server

I wonder if any of you have a good solution to this scenario. My mailbox is almost full on the server. Outlook 2013 by default is set to only download 12 months of mail, but I have a few years back ...
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Correct Outlook search modifier to find mail sent OR received by person?

Is there a modifier to find any mails either sent to or received from a given contact?
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Microsoft Outlook Inbox Repair Tool - Not Responding

We are running the Microsoft Outlook Inbox Repair Tool. After doing its diagnostics, we click Repair, at which point the program goes into Not Responding status. We've tried leaving it for five ...
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Exchange Server 2013 with Linux domain controller

Consider the scenario: in DMZ LAN, a company is willing to replace Zimbra mail server (running in Linux server) with Exchange Server (running in Windows server) in LAN, employees use Windows in ...
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Where is the “Known As” field in Exchange 2007 / AD?

Does anyone know how to update the "Known As" field for a contact in Outlook? Screenshot I have looked through all the properties of the contact in both Active Directory and Exchange Management ...
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Restore Outlook 2013 Emails That Weren't Synced?

Recently migrated from a webhost email account to Rackspace. The company owner's email account was apparently not syncing this whole time, nor were the files local (somehow.) All changes he's made to ...
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mailto command line not able to set additional parameters

I am trying to create a simple batch file to send an email. I am following steps found online and came up with a simple example like this: START ...
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Exporting a contact folder doesn't export all contacts Outlook 2010

I'm having a weird problem. I have copied a public folder full of contact groups to my mailbox, then have exported it from there to a .csv file. The .csv file has 18 lines in it, one is a unique ...
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POP3 has stopped working in Outlook 2013 for one of three .pst files

clarification: The Outlook 2013 profile has 3 .pst files. -- one is for a domain that is hosting by 1&1 (no issues) -- two are for a domain that i host using hMailserver -- one of the 2 has no ...
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Delete a new email draft you're editing in Outlook

Using Outlook 2013. When you compose a new email there is usually a way to quickly get rid of it in case you no longer want to send the email. Is there a way to do this in Outlook? I tried closing ...
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Delete the digital signature from a received Outlook message

My goal is to delete the digital signature in an Outlook message. My initial idea was to create a VBA script (which I have done below) to enumerate all attachments in the selected mail item and ...
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Open 2 separate MS Outlook email

What are the command keys to open a 2nd MS Outlook email? I will have one open with emails and the other open with calendars so I can more quickly work tasks.
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Outlook does not find old (uncached) mails

Some Office fun. Since my MS exchange server mailbox is almost full I want to archive old mails (<2012), as I do every couple of years. So in Outlook 2013 I go to File and click on Archive. Nothing ...
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View old Mails on Exchange server in Outlook

OK - feel a little stupid for asking this. Probably it is just one checkbox to select, but I can't find it... Similar to this question, I want to view mails that are older than six months in MS ...
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Outlook: Switched from POP to IMAP. Mail doesn't send from OUTBOX when From address doesn't match default IMAP folder

I wanted to start using IMAP for all my emails, that i am currently accessing using POP. There are about 10 different email address that i previously had all going to 1 PST file. Creating new IMAP ...
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Outlook 2010 .pst folder missing emails

I have a personal folder to save emails. Today, many of the emails are missing. When I click on folder size for the .pst file it shows a total size for each subfolder, but when I click on the folder ...
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Restrict Users from Selecting Calendars in Outlook

I've just migrated a client to Office 365 Small Business Premium (Outlook 2013). We've create 4 additional calendars online and then selected them on the machines we've hooked up to that account. What ...
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Outlook 2010, autoreply if I am out of office

Is it possible to create an standard auto-reply in outlook if the calendar shows that I am "out of office" ? It could be just a few hours that im "out of office", so the message must specify the ...
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office 365 mailbox sending 'out of office' reply with Word attachment when I receives new mail [duplicate]

When I receive new mail, my Office 365 account immediately responds with the same Subject line as the original mail but attaches a word doc with an out of office message. I've checked and there are ...
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MS Outlook for MAC 2011. Where do I view whether invitee has accepted my invitation?

Relatively new to OutoLook for MAC, but seeing several "missing" functions from Outlook for PC. One that is frustrating is that when I send out a meeting invitation I can't find a view that shows me ...
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check if a mail from Outlook is already sent/moved to onenote

I write a lot of notes on each page created in Onenote by moving the mail-body of a mail say XYZ from Outlook to Onenote. Can I check from Outlook whether a mail XYZ was already sent to Onenote? ...
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Outlook view dont want to show recurrent event end time

On outlook trying to setup recurring event but only show the start time. the change view works with single events BUT when change to recurring event the END time shows. I only want start time to ...
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Is there an easy way to propose a new meeting location in Outlook 2010?

If I receive a meeting request in Outlook, I have the options to accept/tentative accept/decline the meeting. Additionally, I can also propose a new time. But is there also an easy way to propose a ...
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Outlook 2010 Delay Sending Rule

I'm trying to figure out if I'm able to set up two rules for delaying the sending of messages from Outlook. We have one set up for some of our users that delays the sending by 2 minutes, if the mail ...
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Excel table from Outlook: Fill Series directly

I have inserted a new table directly from Outlook, and I want to fill series as we would normally do in Excel. Is there any way of doing that from Outlook itself? Or simply we have to go back to Excel ...
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User accounts and family settings

I'm trying to add an email account into Outlook and the instructions from GoDaddy require me to click on Mail in User Accounts and Family Settings. When I do that, nothing happens.
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Unable to open PST recovered from formatted HDD

I'm trying to recover a pst from a formatted HDD using EaseUs as the recovering software. I do manage to recover the file named outlook.pst however it seems to be split into several other files; ...
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Outlook 2010 integration with Gmail - configure trash location

How can I configure Outlook 2010 to save deleted items to the Gmail/All Mail folder instead of the Gmail/Trash folder? I have two computers, both with Outlook 2010 installed. Using the same Gmail ...
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How to get email notification in the Windows 8.1 lock screen and Start menu when using Outlook?

I'm using Outlook 2013 on Windows 8.1, and I'd like to get email notifications on the Windows lock screen and Start menu just like when using the Mail app; however, it looks like Outlook is unable to ...
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Does Outlook autoarchive delete sent messages?

I am running Outlook Professional 2010 with an exchange account. I archived old items, thinking it was a local operation, only to find that the emails were removed from the server too! Now I am ...