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How to convert a generic spreadsheet of contacts to an Outlook contact group?

I have a spreadsheet that has 3 columns: Name, Email address, Organization. What is the best way to convert this to an Outlook 2010 Contact Group? Or is this not possible? A good answer would ...
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Cross-platform calendar solution [on hold]

I've got a problem, which seems stupid but I'm not being able to find a smart and straight solution... In my company there's some sort of cross-platform rule, which is any people is using anything ...
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Send output of batch file in email as attached file with Outlook 2010

I have a java script which produces its output in a separated text file. I need to send that text file as attached file in an email with outlook 2010, everyday at 6pm. Is that possible with windows ...
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Folders in Outlook moving out of the hierachy of the Inbox

Why have my Outlook Inbox sub-folders become folders in their own right? I had a large number of Outlook folders arranged hierarchically, all nested within the Inbox. The hierarchy suddenly changed ...
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Adding Column to Distribution List [on hold]

Can someone let me know how to add a column to a Distribution List. At the moment the only columns that appear are Name and Email.
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MS Outlook Distribution List Count

Can someone show me how to see how many contacts are in a Distribution List? At the moment the Distribution List just shows the name and email address.
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Outlook 2010 Inbox window does not open

I know this question has been asked before but none of the solutions offered fixed my user's situation. current environment Windows 7 Enterprise x64 Outlook 2010 x64 client Microsoft Exchange ...
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Adding an Office 365 Exchange Account to Outlook 2010 - But Local AD is conflicting

We have an Office 365 (Exchange Only Plan). Have a brand new machine running Windows 7 and Office 2010 installed. The PC is connected to a domain - Server running Windows Server 2011 (SBE) When we ...
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Handling outlook data files .pst when moving to another PC

I am having a little trouble handling a .pst outlook data file and it's supposed location in Outlook 2010. Let me explain a bit. My objective was to move and use a pst outlook file from an old ...
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Count number of sent and inbox emails in Outlook 2010

How can I count how many emails I get each day and how many email I send each day in Outlook 2010 (office 365) ? Seems like a basic feature but I am unable to find it.
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outlook 2010 search result discrepency when searching in cached exchange mode vs. online mode

I have two laptops with outlook open under the same account. One had cached exchange mode enabled and the other doesn't. When I do an what appears to be the exact same search with the same settings I ...
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Outlook Vacation Event Invite; I'm Out of Office; team's aware

Background When on holiday I create a calendar entry with status Out of Office, so people know I'm not available for meetings. My boss wants me to add events to his calendar too so that he's aware ...
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Outlook: reply all removes the attachment

I am using Outlook 2010. When I forward an email the attachment is also forwarded. But when reply all and add someone else to the email the attachment is removed - can that been changed so the ...
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Indexing issue causing Outlook search to not work

I have a windows 8.1 and outlook 2010 account on Exchange, outlook can not search all files. I have fixed the issue before by deleting the old .ost file in AppData/Local/Microsoft/Outlook. This worked ...
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delete all emails from Outlook 2010 inbox retaining only the last 3 months

I have 9000 emails in my account. How do you delete all emails from Outlook 2010 inbox retaining only the last 3 months.
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Outlook - Where is the “You have Replied to this Message” info stored

I have an issue where I had Outgoing mail in my Outbox, and something then caused Outlook to crash. (Outlook 2013) All of those mails disappeared. I can't remember which e-mails I replied to, to ...
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Outlook 2007/2010/2013 have issue with second-level numbered bullets disappearing in inbox but not in sent

In Outlook 2007/2010/2013, we get a very strange issue. If we create a new message and all that's in it is the below 2-level ordered list and send it to ourself (or someone else, but using ourself ...
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Outlook Displaying Overnight Events in All Day Section

An issue developed recently on outlook running on windows, whereby events that occur over Midnight e.g. 01/01/2016 19:00 - 02/01/2016 02:00 are displayed at the top of the viewer where all day events ...
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How can shared mailbox users in outlook 2010 have separate favourites?

We recently upgraded one of our sales teams to Outlook 2010. They all have a shared mailbox as their primary mailbox. When using Outlook 2007 all of their favourites where separate but since upgrading ...
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outlook crashes when sending one user mail

This is a very peculiar question, I've noticed that a few users in our domain (we use an exchange server for mail) will experience issues if they attempt to send mail to one user (user A) in ...
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Outlook strange autocorrect

I am writing an email in Outlook and I write something like this: "also find" and Outlook will auto correct so it will look like: "alsof ind" Does anyone know how to fix this? I am seeing similar ...
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Message with Drop-Down/Combobox?

Is there a way to include a drop-down or combo box in an Outlook message and have it display when you send the message to a recipient? Whenever I create the Combo Box control, it seems to be hidden ...
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Detect that an email is marked as read and save it

My outlook VBA code aims at doing the following: In the event of selection change (i.e. say the user clicks on a different email in the inbox) If [the previous selection was 'Unread' and became ...
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How to Send Multiple Emails That Are Already Created

I'm trying to send multiple emails that have been already been created in one shot. I've created, say 100 emails and each email has unique content, e.g. company name. Is there a way of sending all ...
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Outlook 2010 is very slow and error in HDD SMART [closed]

I've got a problem with PC performance when I run Outlook 2010. It's starting for 20 minutes or more. My PST data file is 50 GB, so it's a lot. I moved some messages to new data file, so it takes now ...
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Microsoft Outlook Address Book Icon Property

When I export my Outlook address book using Microsoft Access (and then to Excel), no column is added for the Icon property. You know the one, showing either one person, two People, a person with a ...
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Safely open suspicious email

I just received a suspicious email (judging by the sender and subject line). It is probably a phishing attempt, but I'd like to look at it to verify. However, I also want to ensure it won't execute ...
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Having outlook issues

I'm having several issues within outlook 2010, first when I make my fonts larger and change my reading pane the setting will not stick. Also, I no longer receive a notification is the bottom right ...
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How can I allow a non-Outlook user to view my Outlook 2010 calendar entries?

A colleague with no interest in installing or running Outlook needs to have read access to my Outlook 2010 calendar entries, including all updates I make. Is there a way to have Outlook automatically ...
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How do I remove outlook cached mode and OST file for users with existing mail profiles?

We're a citrix shop, and we've got hundreds of persistent Windows 7 VMs out there mostly running Office 2010 Pro, with disk sizes from 45GB to 100GB each. Ideally, we like Outlook to be set up to not ...
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Emails not displaying in outlook 2010 - Shared mailbox

I have a shared mailbox where everyone can see 3 emails in a subfolder except for one user. All users are using exchange 2010 with cached exchange mode turned off. If I display the total count of ...
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Auto-naming of Outlook 2010 data files

I'm adding a new account to Outlook 2010 on my PC running Windows 7 Professional. The PC is second-hand, and the previous user did not do a thorough job of removing their personal details. So when I ...
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Move email when specific address in cc list

Say my email is abc@domain.com Say I want to filter all emails from def@otherdomain.com and put them in a specific folder, (this is easy - there are rules for this) Say I want to filter all emails ...
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Append custom signature to all users in Outlook

Is it possible to APPEND a custom signature to all user accounts (emails) in Outlook 2010? The accounts are managed on a Microsoft Server 2008 R2. Most of the solutions I found simply create a ...
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Sent mail: Empty headers for Outlook 2010 (corporate environment)

I've looked at how to view source and how to view headers. What I want are conventional (standard) email headers of yesteryear, since the source looks like HTML (or some other markup language). For ...
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Some Outlook search results disappear after opening

Outlook 2010 on Windows 7 Pro SP1 64 bit (in domain). Connected as "Online with Microsoft Exchange". If I do a search (ctrl-e) in Inbox and get for example 10 hits, if I open and close the found ...
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Outlook 2010 Opening in SafeMode

I am having problems with Outlook 2010 opening in Safe Mode. I have gone on EVERY website and blog, tried EVERYTHING, and nothing seems to work. Am I missing something here? *Yes, I am having this ...
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Delete the email after it is moved to the folder (Outlook rule)

I have a rule that moves emails if it comes from a specific person. For instance, if an email arrives from rick@abc.com it moves the email to "Rick" folder. Now, Rick also sends me some routine ...
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Outlook 2010 not storing settings; Customize Ribbon is empty

(Windows 7 64-bit, Office 2010 32-bit, a lot of free HDD space). I had my Outlook 2010 set up according to my habits and it worked for years, but a couple of weeks ago some of the settings have ...
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Highlight meetings that have an attendee from outside of my organisation?

I want to apply a conditional formatting rule to my Outlook calendar to highlight meetings that have a required attendee from outside of my organisation. Clients still come to our office for ...
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Outlook 2010 Predefine a reply

I would like to predefine a reply in Outlook 2010. So, if I'd send a mail to someone and this person clicks on reply, he would already have part of the mail written. For example, he would see a text ...
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Filter PDF messages in Outlook 2010 standard

I have an inbox full of messages and would like to flag (or otherwise filter) all messages that have a (or more) PDF attachment. I tried creating a "Rule", but there seems to be no standard way to do ...
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Don't show default Outlook Data File (.pst) on startup

You can't remove the default Outlook data file (see here or here). But I don't want that the inbox of the empty data file (only used for storing calendar events, because IMAP can't handle this) is ...
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Changing language in Office 365 causes local Outlook 2010 to display formatting marks?

I have a local installation of Office 2010 which is synchronized with Office 365. Since language packs like Mandarin (Simplified Chinese) are neither free nor for sale any longer for Office 2010, I ...
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Is it possible to completely disable programmatic access to Outlook?

(If it matters, this is on a Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit.) In Outlook 2010, the Trust Center (accessible through File-tab → Options→Trust Center→Trust Center Settings) has a dialog ...
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Find suggested contact by email domain name

I've been searching and searching for this and cannot find a solution. It baffles me totally. In the suggested contacts list for Outlook 2010, how do I get it to search by "domain name"? For ...
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Outlook 2010 only a few IMAP-Folders showing

A customer of mine has a strange problem. In Outlook 2010 (Home and Business) there are only a few IMAP folders showing up. I tried Right click on Account > Update Folder List and Right click on ...
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Outlook deletes/forgets settings

Since a few days I observe the following behavior of my Outlook 2010: It seems to forget settings, which I define. For instance, I observed that my reading pane is gone. I then change the setting, ...
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Outlook 2013/2010 - Invite Attendees Option is greyed out for Meeting Request

Invite attendees option is grayed out in Outlook 2010/2013 for meeting request. Is it the default behavior of the outlook ?? Regards Sam
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Windows 10 Outlook 2010 reading pane will not remain after closing

Outlook 2010 suddenly began opening without the reading pane. I can install the reading pane each time the program is open and works as it should but when I close and reopen the pane is gone. The ...