Email client, calendar/appointment manager and address book/contacts list software. Not to be confused with outlook.com, the new name/interface for Hotmail.

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Sort Outlook messages by subject without having to go to top in Outlook 2007

Outlook 2007 - When on a message, I want to click and sort by subject without always being forced to the top, i.e. subjects that start with A, rather I want to be able to stay on my current message ...
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How does Outlook 2010 deal with remote PST files?

I have a user that is complaining that his outlook is slow when working remotely. He uses a PST file as well as a connection to Microsoft exchange. The PST is stored on a file server. How does Outlook ...
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Felt spied on at work and after two visits from security they are reimaging [closed]

I work for a very large school district. I logged in at work on my Dell PC one morning and see Ultra VNC twice in my Start menu. But let's go back to the night before I saw those eyeballs in my ...
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Exporting Outlook contacts to Unicode CSV

Background So I've been looking for this to work for some time now. I'm sure there must be a solution as I can't believe that no one in China or Japan have ever tried exporting contacts. What I've ...
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Automatically (VBA) remove page colour when replying or forwarding email

I am looking to create a macro to remove the page colour from an email when replying to it or forwarding it, either automatically on the single click of a button, instead of having to go to the ...
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Can I selectively disable the “This location may be unsafe” warning in Outlook for certain protocols?

I have developed a custom protocol handler (let's call it "foo://") for use on my system by registering an executable at HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\foo\shell\open\command. So far, so good. I would like to ...
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Outlook exchange

In a calendar invite I received, I entered notes. The invite was revised. The notes disappeared. Please advise if I can retrieve. The revised invite is on my calendar and there is nothing in the ...
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Is it possible to embed a command line statement in a Hyperlink?

Here's what I'm trying to make happen: User gets automatic email-reply with a hyperlink inside. The hyperlink contains a net use command to map a network drive. A confirmation should not be necessary. ...
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Unblock only specific attachment in Outlook

I'm searching for a possibility to unblock a specific attachment in Outlook which was blocked by its file extension (Level1). E.g. Outlook blocks .exe files. I don't want to unblock .exe files in ...
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Keep Outlook calendar attachments up to date without spamming users with e-mails

I work in a new company and they use Outlook and we have many workshops with many participants and to effectively work in those meetings we need to prepare and update materials several times and ...
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Unable to connect to SMTP server 421 connect error 1460

I have a 2mbps ADSL connection with MWeb on a new account and separately, I got a free 1GB capped account with Axxess some time ago. When connected to MWeb's network, I'm not able to connect to any ...
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Is there a setting in Outlook that enables encryption for **some** messages?

The support page describes how to encrypt one message and how to encrypt all messages. However, I'd like to encrypt some messages, based on certain conditions (for example keywords, attachments, ...
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Automatically Delete Old Messages from Archive

My Outlook is connected to a corporate Exchange server with a 400MB mailbox limit. I get a large number of log & error emails from our site -- enough to reach this limit every two to three days. ...
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Possible to recover a word file embedded within a temporary internet word file?

I was emailed (in outlook) a word document that contained the instructions for a job test. The word document contained a number of other embedded word files, including a template for preparing your ...
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Automatically set up Outlook Profile for new user

I'm a part of a small IT team for a medium sized business. When we set up a new user, we usually create an email account and set their password up, we never give email passwords out for security ...
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Migrate emails to new server but prevent Outlook from re-downloading them

I have a sendmail server that is nearing end-of-life. I need to move all email accounts to a new server (postfix), but I don't want Outlook users to re-download all their existing messages after the ...
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How can I command Outlook to ask, every time that I email, to specify from which account the email should be sent?

My grandfather has on his laptop Outlook 2016, which contains both his and my grandmother's 2 separate Outlook accounts. But whenever he emails on behalf of my grandfather, often my grandfather ...
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How do I command Outlook to accept into its Auto-Complete List only those email addresses that I authorise?

Abbreviate Auto-Complete List to ACL. I use Outlook 2016. How do I preclude Outlook from automatically admitting into the ACL any email address that I typed in the 'Sender' field in an email? ...
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Win7Enterprise: Outlook, reserving a resource

This common problem is documented here. Using Windows7 Enterprise: When clicking on a time-slot of a resource in Outlook.Calendar, I get this message. The link show discussion but has no apparent ...
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Embed editable excel object in outlook mail [duplicate]

I regularly send out a piece of an Excel spreadsheet for my coworkers to fill in, in an email. However, thus far I have only been able to do it as a normal (word kind) table, that doesn't support ...
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Outlook email duplication

I am currently trying to work on sorting out an email issue in Outlook for a customer and I'm not too sure of a solution. In Outlook on this specific PC I am on the emails keep getting duplicated but ...
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create a forward email rule but send as different user?

I've got 2 email accounts in my outlook 2013 client. I need to forward the emails received by Account2 to a 3rd party. The issue is the forward email rule assumes the Account2 address, but I don't ...
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How to read emails from specific senders as plain text in Outlook 2010?

I'm working with a client who has a visual impairment and who uses the JAWS screenreader to access her computer, which runs Windows 7. She uses Outlook 2010 to access her emails (and, for various ...
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Creating a Rule in outlook for time period

There seems to be a few posts on this but none of the answers seem to work for us. We're running outlook 2016. We're getting an incredible influx of spam hitting our inboxes. The thing is these ...
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Filter emails based on attachment count

How to filter for emails that has an x amount of attachments or more than an x amount of attachments? It easy to filter outlook emails for emails that has an attachment as hasattachments:yes, but I ...
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Filter emails by attachment type “Email Attachment”

How to filter emails in outlook 2010 for emails that has another email attached to it? The question Search for email containg attachment of specific file type describes how to filter for excel ...
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Retrieve notes saved in Outlook meeting that was rescheduled

If I am a meeting attendee (not organizer) and save notes within the calendar item, and then that calendar item/meeting is updated by the organizer, are my notes lost and irretrievable? I'm trying to ...
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Outlook rule for on behalf messages not working

As I have learned, there is no built-in support in Outlook 2013 to sort out the on-behalf messages, so I had to create a custom rule. My rule is the following: Rule type: Apply this rule after ...
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How to Sync Outlook 2016 Contacts, Email, Tasks and Calendar (non Exchange version) to a Lumia 435

Hopefully the questions says it all. I have a Microsoft365 Office Account that I use at home. I want to sync this with my Lumia 435. I use a Surface Pro-2. Thanks. R
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Trying to access shared mailbox

I am trying to access a shared mailbox however keep getting an error when rebooting outlook. Private WithEvents Items As Outlook.Items Private Sub Application_Startup() Dim olApp As ...
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Microsoft Outlook has stopped working Exception code: 0xc0000005

I have an issue after installing a language pack for office now outlook doesn't start after I made the new language the default language:" Faulting application name: OUTLOOK.EXE, version: ...
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Store my criteria/rules in one place?

I created a conditional formatting rule to highlight certain emails (sent directly to me, doesn't contain some text in subject, does contain other text in subject, etc). This works great, but now I ...
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In Outlook 2013, is it possible to create a rule that forwards mail WITH an added message?

I am trying to create rules to auto-distribute invoices to approvers based on a routing number in the subject line. I've figured out how to accomplish this part with no problem, but here's the rub - ...
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Attempting to Restore Auto-Archived Mails in Outlook 2007

I just realized months after the one and only time I made the now regrettable decision to auto-archive my history of Outlook 2007 mails that my old folders and everything have gone, or are changed. ...
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Is it possible to know if I was BCC'd directly or as part of a mail group?

I received an email as a BCC. Is it possible to find out if my email address was used directly in the BCC line, or if an email group was BCC'd and I got the email because I was part of the email ...
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Integrating IM applications with outlook 2013, user's presence not enabled in Contact Card

I have implemented the IM Client (32 bits) for Outlook 2013 (64 bits) as per article "https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/jj900715.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396". I have implemented ...
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Do I need a LDAP Server For RICOH Scan to Email?

We have a RICOH Aficio MP C2051 at my workplace. Our office does not have its own server or domain, and I noted that in the manual, it says we need to Set Up LDAP in order to use Scan to E-mail. Also, ...
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Auto forward Outlook event invitations as text or Gmail-readable format without notification

I've searched everywhere for a solution but couldn't find anything. I've even found a VBA script that supposedly does this but it showed an error of failing to execute. Is it possible to: ...
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Dragging recurring Calendar event from all day to a time slot does not change entire series

We currently are on Office 2013 with server side on 2013 Exchange as well. This question is on behalf of a staff member we support. She explained that in the the past they were able to drag an ...
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Outlook 2013 assigned task is received as email with untitled attachment

My manager is assigning me tasks through Outlook, but I receive them as emails with unrecognized attachments rather than tasks that I can accept or reject. I am using Outlook 2013, but she has an ...
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Show a Google Calendar in Outlook 2016

I have a hosted Exchange account for my work email (not Office 365) and some new clients/partners I am working with are all-in for Google. I've setup a Google account with my hosted Exchange email ...
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Disable new email envelope overlay on Outlook 2016 for Mac dock icon

How can I turn off the "new email" envelope overlay that appears on top of the dock icon in Outlook 2016 for Mac? I turned off all notifications in Outlook's preferences and turned off the unread mail ...
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Inserting a bullet point results in the whole email being indented in Outlook 2010

Any idea why, when I insert a bullet point, my entire email message gets indented? In the first image, I've typed in a test sentence and then hit enter twice to go to the next line Enter a new line: ...
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MS Outlook 2010 Enable deletion of email on server

My provider is BT email (not me myself) I would like to enable the deletion of email on the server when I delete it in MS Outlook 2010. It is an IMAP account. Thanks
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How to disable Outlook temporarily (Windows XP, Office 2007)?

We are migrating dozens of computers from WindowsXP, and it would help if there is a way of disabling Outlook usage while backing-up users files. Is there a proper way to do it?
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Outlook 2013 Conversation View Issue

I am using Outlook 2013 Windows Application for work. I had conversation view turned on and had a long conversation. In the conversation not all the mails were marked read. Suddenly my outlook crashed ...
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Email to Outlook group is arriving with no FROM

I have an automated SQL task that sends an email using SMTP, to an Outlook group with 36 recipients. Most of the people get the email and can reply to it with no problem. Some do not get it. ...
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Outlook make a new reminder for every meeting

My Outlook meetings usually have reminders, and they're generally 15 minutes before hand. This is way to long before the meeting for me to remember. I need a way to make every meeting remind me about ...
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Configure fonts/colors in Office365's Outlook web app

My team was recently migrated to Office 365. The Windows client works fine however the web version is giving me fits. In the Office 365 Outlook web view, unread messages blend in with read messages ...
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Responding to Outlook 2013 emails using Cortana in Windows 10

I just got a new laptop running Windows 10 with Cortana. I've been able to ask Cortana to send emails and dictated them, but I'd really like to be able to voice dictate emails I receive in ...