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 2013 updating inbox but no new items

I have Outlook 2013 with an Exchange account configured. Nothing has changed but suddenly I am getting the message "UPDATING Inbox (980 MB)" in the status bar. There is constant progress in the ...
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Moving emails from inbox into folders in Outlook 2013

In 2007 I just dragged emails into the folder and they moved into the folder. Now I drag it but there is still a copy left in the inbox. How can I stop this happening, as I don't know if it has gone ...
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When I clicked on ost file and nothing. How to open it? [duplicate]

I decided to go ahead this morning and set up Outlook 2013 this morning. When I clicked on it, it came up with this message: "Cannot start Microsoft Outlook. Cannot open the Outlook window. The set of ...
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Screen capture virus [duplicate]

A few days ago I noticed that red text that says "Screen Capture" intermittently appears on my screen, usually when I write an email in Outlook 2007. I've run Norton and MalwareBytes but it hasn't ...
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Why is Outlook throwing out any padding code

I have a very odd issue. In my outlook, emails do not look right. If there is padding set inline css, my outlook does not see it. Why is this? I have checked my DPI settings and those are correct. Is ...
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Outlook 2013: Multiple accounts, sign only mails from one account

I have two email accounts (Exchange) configured in Outlook. For one I have a S/MIME certificate configured which always signs the mails I send from this account. Problem now is that Outlook also ...
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Outlook shows certificate security warning in local LAN although certificate is only associated to IIS

I have the following configuration with Exchange Server 2010: I have a self-signed certificate which is associated with all the services (POP, SMTP etc..) except IIS (which is associated with a ...
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Outlook from field always reverts to default reply address

I have two email addresses with different domains on one exchange account. I need to be able to send from both addresses but when changing the from field it always reverts to the default email ...
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Outlook 2010/2013 IMAP account mailbox store in Exchange OST

In Outlook 2003 and below, I could do this: On a machine with Exchange Profile Setted Up, add other or more accounts IMAP/POP3 and store those mailboxes in the OST of the Exchange Profile, this way i ...
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Automate export of calendar from Outlook to Google

I use Microsoft Outlook 2013 for work and Google Calendar for everything else. I'd like to find an easy way to sync my work calendar to my personal calendar. Ideally, this would be a software ...
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How do I fix Outlook 2013 search?

I have had a problem both on my machine and on countless machines I manage. Basically, Search in Outlook 2013 is shockingly bad and just doesn't work. Personally, my standard email setup consists of ...
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Microsoft exchange rules - Double forwarding of e-mails

I have a question concerning forwarding rules in Microsoft Exchange. We have a support team that needs to receive sms alerts when something is down at our customers. Our setup is like this: Alerts ...
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Outlook 2010 broken even after uninstall and reinstall, can't even create a profile

For no reason, Outlook popped up with a data file cannot be accessed error during send/receive. The error blocked message sending and receiving for all 4 accounts. Summary of what I tried (nothing ...
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How to view “Internet Headers” in MS Outlook without opening the message first

Sometimes when I get a (possibly) suspicious message, I want to see the internet delivery headers for it, so I can see where it came from. In the instructions I've seen, the first step is always ...
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What is the limit for addresses in BCC in sendgrid using Outlook?

I want to send out a marketing email to a little over 11,000 email addrresses using Outlook 2007 (could also be 2010) on an account configured to use the SendGrid SMTP server. what is the limit to the ...
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Outlook 2013, how to search for messages sent or received on, say, saturdays

I tried "sent:saturday" in the search box, but it didn't show me any results. I have messages sent and received on a saturday.
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Outlook : default spell check language for different contacts

I am regularly conversing with people in several countries, about half of which speak English, and the other ones French. So for half the emails I compose, I need to manually switch the language for ...
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How can I automate creating links with spaces in a word / outlook document?

I'm lazy and I'd like to simplify pasting links with spaces into a word document. I know it can be done by enclosing a link in chevrons: <D:\my document.docx> Is there a way to automate that ...
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Location of Outlook certificate warning setting

My hosting provider misconfigured their email server using a self-signed certificate that had CA=TRUE set. Only way I was able to retrieve business emails for a few days was to tell Outlook to accept ...
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How can sensitive data written in a custom Outlook Form be protected?

We have an outlook form that is installed on some users machines, for use with their Exchange email account. All the emails sent using that form go to an internal functional/shared mailbox that is ...
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How to make Outlook always show the full email id of a forwarded mail

Am currently using Outlook 2013. Several times, when a mail is forwarded to me, i only see the First/Last name of the person in the forwarded mail, not the email id. Is there a way to make Outlook ...
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Adobe acrobat won't attach PDF files to email if not saved?

I print to PDF and I want to send that newly created PDF to someone via my Outlook email. But if I do not save it first (which I want to avoid doing) I get Adobe acrobat cannot connect to the email ...
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Outlook 2010: recurring meeting on the 10th weekday of every month

Is this at all possible? The default recurrence options limit you to selecting the 1st-5th weekday. I need to set up 2 monthly recurring meetings with attendees on the 10th and 15th business day of ...
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Outlook 2013 settings could be preventing our application from sending emails properly.

Here is the issue i'm having. We are currently bundling our product with a tool called Madexcept. When an error occurs madexcept launches a popup window which allows the user to zip all error log ...
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Compile Excel Spreadsheet from Outlook Message

I would like to know if it is possible to compile an Excel Spreadsheet from an email message. I receive several email messages every day with the same format (the report of a procedure) and I would ...
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Copy message when subject is same in Outlook Emails

In MS Outlook 2010, I want to copy all the messages (the actual content/body) if subject is "Order 2014". So all emails whose subject heading is "Order 2014", their message content will be copied and ...
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Is there a way to create an Outlook rule that is applied to certain users in Active Directory or Exchange?

I want to create a rule and distribute it to a few users in my office just to handle some automated emails. All that needs to happen is for the emails to be moved to a specified folder. I know how ...
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Outlook 2013 Win 7 64 bit

I am using Outlook 2013, and on some messages I can see the Other actions > View Source, but other messages I don't see it, I suspect somehow it has been disabled. Any suggestions as to how to ...
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Is it possible to change the colour of my Outlook desktop e-mail alert?

I am using Outlook 2010 and want to know if it is possible to change the colour of the desktop alert that materialises whenever a new message(s) arrive from the bland default colour to something more ...
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How can I change Content-Type in outlook 2013?

I'm using web based outlook 2013 and I want to change the content-type form 'multipart/alternative' to 'text/plain' because some mailing list forbid the first choice. fatal: Sorry, I don't accept ...
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Windows Service SearchIndexer.exe Crashes on Indexing

Relevant Specs: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1 Outlook 2010 Version 14.0.7116.5000 (32-bit) Original Symptom: In outlook, I attempted to search for an email but nothing ever returned and the ...
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How do I resolve the Outlook error 0x80042112: The following e-mail messages on the mail server cannot be downloaded…?

Outlook email receiving was working fine previously, but now this error message is appearing. Task 'xxx@xxx.org.au - Receiving' reported error (0x80042112) : 'The following e-mail messages on ...
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VBA - Instead of ActiveExplorer.Selection to set folder, explicitly set folder path

Sub MoveItems() Dim Messages As Selection Dim Msg As MailItem Dim NS As NameSpace Set NS = Application.GetNamespace("MAPI") Set Messages = ActiveExplorer.Selection If ...
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How do I display the X-Spam headers in an Outlook 2010 mail folder?

I have two sets of spam scores stored in message headers, the first group is set by our trusty old mfiltro "spam box": X-VRSPAM-DESCRIPTION: legit X-VRSPAM-SCORE: 40.00 The second group is set by ...
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Setting up Outlook 2013 Web App

Until now, I have used Roundcube Webmail as my online mail client, but recently I was exposed to the Outlook 2013 Web App, and would like to replace Roundcube with it. The two problems that I am ...
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Client wants emails and folders sync'd between Outlook 2010 and Phone account

I have a client who recently asked me to centralize all of her email accounts as she needed a backup of an old email account that she was trying to move off of. I've suggested that we add her old ...
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Outlook 2010 - Import contact images from one account into another account

Here is the scenario: I am a consultant. My laptop is a company laptop, on my company domain. We'll call that domain "mycompany.com". I have Outlook 2010 set up as the email client for ...
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Signed into Outlook on another computer on an accident

I signed into Outlook at my home computer to do something and I accidentally clicked something and now all my emails in my inbox are at my home computer instead of the one at work. Is there any way I ...
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In Outlook 2010, how do you search all messages sent on weekends?

For a specific period, last 3 months, how do I find all the messages that were sent (or received) on a weekend? Is there a filter for this or does it need some workaround?
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Is it possible and how to recover deleted/erased and overwrited data from hdd? [duplicate]

Windows8, 2.5" hdd, d:\ ntfs partition, file in need 9GB archive.pst Archive was deleted by mistake. Instead of recovering/undeleting that archive, we copied one from all mighty but very old and ...
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Is Apple Mail stationery compatible with Microsoft Outlook (Mac and Windows)?

Is Apple Mail stationery compatible with Microsoft Outlook (Mac and Windows)? I don't have access to any version of Microsoft Outlook to test it, and I wasn't able to find anything on web regarding ...
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Cursor disappears in office 2010 applications NOT while typing

We have a problem with multiple HP Elite pads running Windows 8.1 and Office 2010 where if an Office application (mainly Word and Outlook seen so far) is running and the device is put into the docking ...
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Outlook 2013 Missing Emails in Inbox

I've just swapped machines from Windows 7 with Office 2010 to Windows 8.1 with Office 2013. I ran Outlook (for the first time) and used the start-up wizard to connect to my email account (this always ...
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Show multiple calendars in overlay view by default

In MS Outlook 2007/2010, it's possible to show multiple calendars overlayed on each other (a la Google Calendar; see ...
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How to make Outlook 2010 warn user before exit?

Company has Outlook 2010 clients in use with an Exchange Server. The user accidentally closes the Outlook window and forgets that it is not open: the whole day may be gone without noticing. One may ...
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Possible to sync two Outlook calenders to Google calender with Google Calender Sync?

I've installed Google Calender Sync (v.0.9.4.1) on my PC. I use it for 1-way sync, from Microsoft Outlook to Google Calender. This works fine overall. The issue is that in Outlook, I have 2 accounts; ...
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Outlook send from different email address not working on terminal server

I am trying to set up users so that they can chose which of their email addresses they can send out as. On PCs, I add account a second time using pop3 and it then gives you the option of which ...
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Can i use outlook without having a .ost file at all?

Im in a bit of a pickle. At my office we are working with about 100-150 computers. At the moment all of them are using cached exchange mode and creating a local .ost file when logging in on a new ...
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Outlook To field Shortcut behaviour

I am using a clipboard manager (ClipboardMagic, supports series of pastes with a keyboard shortcut). When I create a new message in outlook 2010 and try to use the shortcut to paste the email address ...
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Renaming/moving attachments using VB - Filenameincrement

This script may seem familiar because I took this copy from Superuser (or Stackoverflow) and changed it to suit my needs. The script moves Outlook items around, copies the attachment to a folder and ...