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Outlook 2007 to 2010 upgrade - Invisible folders issue

I upgraded my outlook 2007 to 2010. Everything was smooth, but realised later that, some of the archeive folders are missing. But, When I did a search on my archeive for a mail(exists in missing ...
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Microsoft outlook 2010 data files

I have 3 email accounts showing in Account settings under the data file tab. Two are Comcast, one of which is my Comcast primary that is checked as the default, the other a secondary. The 3rd is a ...
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How to show upcoming appointments in Outlook 2010 for 2 or 3 months ahead in time in the To Do Bar

How to make Outlook show next upcoming appointments for 2 or 3 months ahead in time in the To Do Bar? It only shows 1 month ahead.
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Is it possible to arrange “unrelated” mail messages into a conversation?

In my office we share a common mailbox in Outlook in order to keep track of incomming tasks. The nature of our work and organisation generates alot of messages in the inbox that come from different ...
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How to find sent emails in Outlook 2010 without a reply

Here is an interesting question: In Outlook 2010, how could I find emails I sent that did not receive a reply? I'm open to almost all solutions.
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Outlook 2010 minimize to system tray at startup

I am trying to find out how to start Outlook 2010 minimized to the system tray. There was a .VBS script that someone provided on a different question regarding the same subject. The problem with said ...
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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 ...
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Blocking specific senders in outlook 2010 (blocking other than sending to junk)

Is it possible to block a partiuclar email address in outlook 2010 so that the email bounces and it does not end up in junk thanks Evan
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What is the keyboard shortcut for Keep Text Only in Outlook?

When I paste text into an email in Outlook, the following prompt hovers near the text: Based on the hint, instead of clicking on the button with the mouse, it looks like I should be able to press ...
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Reset to default language in Outlook 2010 on Windows 7

In Outlook 2010, if I accidently, hit left Ctrl-Shift, my language changes. I keep hitting it and get a new language, but I can't get back to English. How do I reset back to my default language? ...
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Prevent Outlook from displaying plain text emails with formatting

Our app sends plain text emails. They appear fine in some email clients but the ASCII/text table lines are distorted in Outlook 2010. How can you force Outlook to view these as plain text without ...
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Reading pane does not update between email clicks after drag and drop interaction with windows application

I am having an issue between outlook 2010 32bit and our 64 bit windows application. When I drag and drop an email from outlook onto the application I can no longer click between emails in outlook 2010 ...
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Outlook 2010 from Windows 7 to Windows 10 with PST files on Drobox

I use two PCs running Windows 7 each with Outlook 2010 as part of the Office 2010 suite. The Outlook PST files are stored in a Dropbox folder. Each machine uses the same set of PST files and, so ...
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How to Prompt Before Send in Outlook 2010

I am using outlook 2010. I would like to receive a popup after clicking on the send button. The Popup should say "Do you want to continue sending the mail?" and it should have two buttons on it ...
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Quickly adding a category to a message

This may sound stupid but solving the problem would save me a lot of time. I am big on using categories (in place of folders, pretty much like labeling an email under Gmail), and more often than not I ...
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Outlook 2010 Auto Reply time based

Dears, I need to create a auto response recurring rule in ms outlook 2010 for any emails received from 1 pm to 2 am with a message. any help?
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How do I set up Outlook to send a auto reply during a certain hour of the day every day?

I would like to protect myself from unreasonable demands during my work day. One of those is telling people that I will not respond to any emails before 3pm. I'd like to set up a rule in outlook ...
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Cannot connect Office 365 email with Outlook 2010

I have an email address of the form user@something.com that I am accessing through this site. I had connected my email to Outlook 2010 and it was working fine. Recently, it started requesting ...
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Outlook error message when trying to move emails to folders

When trying to move emails to my personal folders, I am getting this message: "Cannot move items. The item cannot be moved. It was either already moved or deleted, or access was denied." ...
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How can I add a variable (placeholder) to outlook signature with user name for salutation?

How can I add a variable (placeholder) to outlook signature with user name for salutation (of course after I will put the name in "to:" field) and place cursor after salutation? I would like to see ...
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Laptop suddenly cannot access Outlook from one WiFi location

I am using a Lenovo laptop which has been set up with Outlook 2010 for nearly a year without any problems. I use it to work from both my home and my office, and both are set up with Wi-Fi. When I ...
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How do I import a .pst into my temporary ost?

We've recently migrated from in house Exchange to Exchange online. My email client is Outlook 2010. This went fine, however removing the old account was tricky (you cannot remove a primary account, ...
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Outlook 2010 on Windows 7 crashes - ieframe.dll

Outlook 2010 is crashing rather randomly, not at any specific time like opening a preview pane or message. Event viewer gives the following Faulting application name: OUTLOOK.EXE, version: ...
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Lync/Outlook Conversation History not working

I am using Lync and Outlook 2010. My past conversations are not being saved. The "Save instant message conversations in my Conversation History folder" option is checked. In outlook there is no ...
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Make sent items appear in Outlook 2010 conversation without exchange

Hi I just installed outlook 2010, and saw this conversation feature. However my sent mails does not appear in the conversation. How do I make it appear there? PS: I'm not using exchange. Is there a ...
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Outlook, Rules Wizard, search text which includes tab character?

I'm trying to search for Changed by:{TAB}My Name in the body of an email in the Outlook Rules Wizard. where {TAB} is a tab character. However, it doesn't appear that it will let me enter a tab ...
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Export emails from outlook while preserving folder structure

I have to trim down our teams outlook files to meet the size reduction of the exchange server. We are moving to a new system that does not utilise .PST. How can I extract/export all the emails we ...
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Make outlook emails display as a separate icon on taskbar

I realize this is a duplicate. Unfortunately the original question is just answered as "This is a duplicate". and when I look at the original posts, I can see that they clearly don't address the ...
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Change multiple mail folders' permission at once in Outlook

I have an email account with hundreds of folders, each has multiple subfolders. I need to change the user permission of all those folders/subfolders at once. Is there a way to do it?
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Exporting available time from calendars to Excel

Any way to export ONLY available time from Outlook calendars to Excel? Although helpful, I was able to export BUSY and TENTATIVE time/dates to Excel by following steps in this site (I followed ...
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Upgrading Office 2010 to 2016 - How to save settings and customizations?

We are about to upgrade from Office 2010 to 2016 (including Outlook). Our IT dept says this requires an uninstall of 2010 because of the way our license bundling works. My question is: how do I ...
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Skype For Business (SFB) not correctly resolving distibution list name on single client

We are small organization that uses an external cloud provider for exchange 2016 mail and SFB solutions. I just recently started to implement the SFB into our business and did a trial run on 4 client ...
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Creating Macros that reference templates in email folders

I can create a macro to use a template saved on my local drive, but how do I create a macro to reference a template stored in an email folder? How can I access a template in my email on my iPhone?
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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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Deleting archived folders in outlook 2010

I use a folders to sort through my email so i create several folders by topic. I also use the autoarchive folders so i end up with a lot of empty folders in my inbox. Can i delete these folders in ...
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How to organize a multi-part meeting in Outlook?

Alice and Bob from Initech are coming over for a coulpe of meetings. They need to talk to Carol, Dave (me), Eve, and Frank separately and they have asked me to setup a meeting. I don't have access to ...
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Sent item has changed font to Times New Roman. Default font is Calibri 11

We use Outlook 2010 / 2013. We have two exchange accounts. One local (domain) and one Office 365. If we send internal mail, fonts are 100%. If we reply to an external email sometimes it is 100% ...
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Outlook Group account see who has accepted

I have a slightly different circumstance than the issue described here: Outlook calendar - see who has accepted a meeting without being the meeting organizer We are currently on 2010. I am part of a ...
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Outlook 2010 missing from indexing options

When I go to the indexing options, and under "index these locations:", Microsoft Outlook is missing from the included locations. Things I have tried when searching this site and google. Did a ...
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How can I change the default location/action of 'Open Outlook Data File' in Outlook 2010?

I have recently deployed a Remote Desktop Host server that functions as a remote Microsoft Office 2010 work space for users. In part of the locking down of this server I have installed all programs on ...
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outlook item, drag-and-drop into a program [duplicate]

I would like to be able to drag and drop a Microsoft Office Outlook item into a non-running application or a shortcut: the application must start with the dropped item as start item, without first ...
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Outlook folders constantly rearranging themselves

I've been using Outlook at work for a while, but all of the sudden it started behaving very strangely. It frequently rearranges my folders on the left; for example, say it looks like this: Inbox ...
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Automatic reply to only one sender

How can I activate an automatic reply to only one sender? I'm using MS Outlook 2010 professional.
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Sending Word 2010 document as an attachment

We have Office 2010 installed. On most PCs, when one creates a document in Word and does a File → Save & Send as e-mail attachment it opens a new message in Outlook 2010 and adds the document ...
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How to configure incoming/outgoing server for Outlook?

I'm trying to link my company outlook account onto my personal laptop because sometimes I work from home. I went into file -> info -> account settings -> change on my company computer, but didn't find ...
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Outlook 2010: Can you search a shared mailbox and include subfolders?

I am using Outlook 2010, but I am unable to find a way to search through all the sub-folders of a shared mailbox. I believe this may be a limitation of the software, but I sincerely hope I am wrong.
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Outlook Cached mode is not updating user's email changes back to the server

I have a user having problems with Outlook Cached mode. It seems that changes she makes to her inbox are not being made server side. For example, if an email is deleted or moved to a different ...
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Outlook Not Getting E-mail Unless Restarted

My iPhone and iPad are connected to my Exchange server, and right after an e-mail is sent, both of them light up and receive it. I also run Outlook 2010 (connected to the same Exchange server), and ...
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Weird Outlook Behavior; Creating its own file folder

Outlook is doing a very strange thing. It has created a folder on its own (which, whenever I completely delete, comes back, with a different name). Mail that goes into this folder will not go to any ...
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Outlook opening some messages has weird artifact

In Outlook, when I open certain messages, there is a fade in the top right corner (see picture). This happens infrequently, but is repeatable for the same message (though I haven't tested across ...