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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Does AVG Outlook add-on scan drafts?

I'm trying to figure out whether or not the AVG Outlook add-on scans drafts, but I can't find any documentation about this, or any kind of log which indicates when scans are being run. Can anyone ...
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What is stored in IMAP .pst file in MS Outlook?

What exactly contains .pst file (anything besides emails) which is being created when I set up IMAP account in Outlook? What is the difference between it and .pst that is being created with POP ...
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App Can't Be Activated with built-in administrator using “Office Home & Business 2013” on Windows 8.1?

Using Windows 8.1 with Office-Home & Business 2013 version 15.0.4641.1003. Worked with Microsoft Level 2 tech support to get Outlook working correctly on brand new laptop. They ended up having to ...
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How to designate a folder for cleaned-up items - Outlook 2013

After creating a new folder, call it F, I proceeded as follows: File > Options > Mail, wherein lies Conversation Clean Up feature. Then to the right of 'Cleaned-up items will go to this folder', I ...
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'Clean Up Folder' for email attachments - Outlook 2013

I read http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-help/use-conversation-clean-up-to-delete-redundant-messages-HA102749184.aspx, but still don't know if this applies to emails with attachments. Suppose ...
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Finding Microsoft document about 'globe' contact in Outlook Address Book

In my Outlook Address Book, I see some contacts that have a globe icon next to it. I cant find the contacts within Active Directory, Exchagne Server and wanted to know how to find and remove the ...
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Automatic selection of from address when replying to a domain alias email from outlook

We have 2 domains. Say domain.com and domainalias.com. Mail server is configured in domain.com and domain alias will work as alias in every email account in domain.com. Example: sales@domain.com will ...
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Outlook contact info as a vcard or .msg file

I'm creating a contact info file which is uploaded to our website and linked to in coworkers signatures. The most common file is a vcard but I've had issues where it only allows 4 specific phone ...
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Your IMAP server wants to alert you to the following: Email is too large, limit size to less than 20 MB

I use email with outlook 2013 and imap to my godaddy webmail which is unlimited. I keep getting this error - ""Your IMAP server wants to alert you to the following: Email is too large, limit size to ...
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Even after changing Office theme, Outlook 2013 is still too bright?

I've already changed to Dark Grey (http://www.howto-outlook.com/howto/outlook2013whiteandbright.htm) and consulted ...
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Instruct Outlook 2010 to reconnect to the server now

I run Outlook 2010 in a virtual machine running Windows 7. Networking is provided through the host. Outlook connects to an Exchange server. When the host's IP address changes (e.g. moving to a ...
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How to restore from .ost file?

Before giving up my old computer, I copied the .ost file (with 6 OAB and 1 DAT files in the Outlook folder). I forgot to make and save a .pst file! Anyway, I see that there is no easy way to open a ...
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Outlook 2013 shows a metered connection warning on Windows 7; causes Office updates to fail

I have MS Office 2013 on a Windows 7 computer that's showing a metered connection warning in Outlook, also, Office is asking to update itself, and the update invariably fails near the end. During all ...
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All users in to field recieve read receipt

I have a couple of users that when sending a read receipt everyone in the To field gets a read receipt from everyone who read the email. It only started recently. Trying to search Google and ...
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Outlook 2010: set default zoom level for reading messages

When opening messages in Outlook 2010 (not using the reading pane) you can hold control down and roll your mouse wheel up to zoom in on the message, but you have to do this each time you open a ...
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How to get my email to send from outlook after switching to Frontier service provider

I have recently moved to a new location and brought my computer with me, naturally. I purchased internet service through Frontier and figured that my POP email on Outlook, through secureserver.net, ...
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Outlook 2013 gives Windows Security warning when adding live account

I have been trying to add my live.com account to Outlook 2013 but keep getting the below error. I have tried creating a new profile and other things listed at ...
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How to open messages in edit mode?

When handling and filing fax-messages (that include .tif files), I sometimes need to rotate the images which were sent "upside down"; in order to do that I open the message. I then click the "edit" ...
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SharePoint Calendar Schedule Interval

I need to get the SharePoint Calendar Schedule to display one minute intervals. Is this even possible and if so how can it be done? I see I can do 5 minute intervals but this is not granular enough ...
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How to find unread message in outlook

I got 3 unread message in outlook. How do I find those 3 unread message so I can either read that or delete Inbox has 100k messages. Scrolling them would be inpractical..
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Strange behaviour by Adobe Acrobat after saving Outlook 2010 email as PDF

Whenever I open a PDF, saved from Outlook 2010, I want to start with and see first Screenshot 4. How can I achieve this? What are the problems? I added the orange numbers and yellow separators below. ...
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Is it possible to grant inbox delegation to a user, but filter what the users sees?

I have a CEO who has upwards of 100,000+ emails (80,000 unread). He recently hired an administrative assistant to help with his calendar. He now sees the value in having someone help with his inbox ...
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How to check if one email is 100% contained in another?

How can you delete emails that are 100% embodied in another email efficiently? I want to avoid reading each email individually to check manually. I use MS Outlook 2013. For example, let's say that in ...
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Empty “Sent items” folder

On a Windows 7 client machine with Outlook 2007 installed we have two mail accounts: one connected to a local MS Exchange server the other to a POP3 generic e-mail account. For some reason all the ...
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“View on Server” button in Outlook 2013

What is the purpose of the "View on Server" button in Outlook 2013? We work with a local MS Exchange server and once activated for certain e-mail folders I am unable to deactivate it. Thanks.
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Conversation/Thread Based Outlook Mail Filter

I am (seriously!) struggling to create a filter in Outlook that achieves the following: Shows all emails in a converstation view where: the last email in the chain was sent by me the last email ...
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Specific user cannot be added to Room Appointment Exhange Outlook 2010

This only happens with one user and any room in outlook. Making meeting in - outlook 2010 > meeting > add user > click rooms > choose room > room information flashes on the screen and then is ...
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Using Outlook via MS Activesync?

I sync to my work Outlook using activesync. This account has all of my contacts (work and private) and Calendar (work and private) combined. This works well for my phone (Android 4.x) and my laptop ...
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Outlook thread view drives me mad

Is there any view to make Outlook conversation view...well.sane? All I need is to group emails by conversations/threads and inside each conversation/thread to view the emails in the order they have ...
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How do I search Outlook messages for colons, spaces or parentheses?

I have a few hundred messages that are all mostly identical. Each message has one of the following strings in the message body. foo:1 (bar) foo:2 (bar) I would like to find all messages with the ...
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How to automatically download incoming mails moved to some folder by server side filter rule

I use Microsoft Outlook 2007. I created a server side rule that should move emails from some sended to a folder other than Inbox. Right now messages from this user are not downloaded automatically ...
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Re-encode emails and auto-forward to a specific mailbox

I am working in an Exchange 2010 environment, and I am interested in doing the follow: Having a Server-Side rule that takes all emails sent to a particular address, and forwards them to a new ...
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outlook 2013 email keeps asking me to save an email address, how do I turn that off

why does outlook keep asking me save every email address to an address book before I can send it, can I turn this setting off? sometimes I just want to send a random email.
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The public folder was created on Outlook did not display on Address Book

In my Outlook, I created some public folders, and other users (within the same exchange server) saw them. But, when I click to drop down Address Book on Outlook, I cannot see the public folders here. ...
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Outlook “skip” on reciving mail from 1 account

I added a Gmail account to outlook.for some reason when i do "send/receive" its send receive on 2 previous accounts, on the new account its only "sending". is see like this: account 1 sending. ...
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Can IMAP clients read my contacts from Office 365?

I'm using a Mac. I'm using Postbox as my email client (which is actually Firefox thunderbird under the hood). I'm connecting to my email that is hosted in Office 365 via IMAP. Email works great. ...
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How to filter Outlook 2007 categories with a single click?

In contrast to Outlook 2010, I have not yet found a less tedious method to filter the view by categories than Filters -> Others (or similar, I have the German version) -> Category -> select ...
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How to have Outlook automatically assign the categories of a replied to mail to the response?

As this question noted, Outlook 2007 unfortunately removes categories from replies, thus requiring me to (re)categorize replies (to replies). Now while one could setup filters to some extend, I wonder ...
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How to have Outlook automatically assign existing categories when they appear in incoming mails?

I created some mail categories identical to keywords that appear in related emails and would like to have the categories applied automatically to them. Surely I could manually create filters for each ...
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Sync Local ICS File with Android via Exchange/Outlook

At my company we have a 3rd party app which tracks off-hours duty for all of our engineers. The app is not web-enabled and we cannot make any changes to it. It does write a simple text file and I have ...
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Outlook 2013 Read messages disappear from view

When I am in a search and I mark the message read, or even if I begin to reply to the message, it disappears from view and doesn't allow for the reply. The only way to see it again is to get out of ...
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Export Outlook 2010 account when there is more than one

I have two Outlook 2010 profiles on my Win 7 desktop. I travel extensively for long periods. I successfully exported my work profile so I could access it on my laptop when I travel using the great ...
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Outlook Group and Individual e-mail

I received a contact group via e-mail. I dragged and dropped it into my Contacts. I see the group and all it's members. How do I copy all the members of the group into individual contacts now?
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If email not received then do X (outlook 2013 on Exchange 2010)

I receive notification emails daily and would like to automate an easier way to manage all of those notifications. For example: Notification 1 from asd@qwerty.com is received daily between 10pm-1am ...
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Run a .net application with standard privilage on a administrator account

If im logged in as an administrator on windows is it possible to run a application with standard privileges? It seems like outlook is run with standard privilege even if started on from an admin ...
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Is that possible to have a Shamsi (persian) Calendar in Windows? What about Microsoft Office

Is there any solution for replacing the current Georgian Calendar of Microsoft Windows with Shamsi (Persian) Calendar? Although, Microsoft Excel and other packages of Microsoft Office must recognize ...
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How to remove > in email replies in Outlook 2010?

What's the correct term for this? I tried Googling 'arrow symbol' but to no avail. The only returned results concern 'paragraph marks', but I'm not asking about the pilcrow symbol here. The arrows ...
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How to export backup for multiple email accounts within Outlook at once?

Thus far, I've only been able to export the .pst file for one Outlook email account at a time, thanks to support.sherweb.com/Faqs/Show/how-to-export-an-outlook-2010-pst-file-exchange-2010. How can ...
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Why does the Outlook PST repair tool always report that many errors?

I routinely run the Outlook PST repair tool (scanpst.exe) on my .pst file every few month. I like to make sure that my mails are not becoming corrupted slowly over time. I never noticed any data ...
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Why are my grouped Outlook tasks off by a day?

I am trying to group my Outlook tasks by Due Date and they are grouping to be off by a day. Is there another field I should be using? Is this a DateTime issue where Outlook is doing some timezone ...