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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Can employer retrieve emails sent using work email after you delete them in outlook?

If I delete a bunch of emails from outlook, can my manager still retrieve them and read them? If yes, can they view all the attachments?
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POP3 has stopped working in Outlook 2013 for one of three .pst files

clarification: The Outlook 2013 profile has 3 .pst files. -- one is for a domain that is hosting by 1&1 (no issues) -- two are for a domain that i host using hMailserver -- one of the 2 has no ...
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Outlook 2010 need to show replied/forwarded time

Is it possible to know or get the data of the sent time/replied time on my emails? can someone show it?
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How to avoid wrong picture of sender when forwarding a meeting in Outlook?

Just a minor annoyance: when an initial invitee delegates(let's say Jack) to another person (let's say Jim) using the "Forward", the e-mail generated by outlook has sender "{Invitee} on behalf of ...
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Can MS Outlook 2007 print the entire day's schedule, in the weekly calendar view?

I like printing my schedule in the weekly calendar view, which shows all the hours of the day, rather than the list view. My problem is that I can't get it to print the entire day's appointments - ...
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Attachments by Reference in Outlook Templates

I'm sure that this isn't easily achievable, as I can't seem to find any information about it anywhere. Nonetheless, it doesn't hurt to ask. At work, I have a single computer with multiple email ...
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outlook forward multiple emails at once by creating new rule

Im trying to forward multiple emails at once to a default mail account. Whe i try to select multiple emails and forward them, they are sending as attachments. Is there any way of sending every ...
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Outlook 2010 search doesn't work

We have a user just Migrated to Outlook 2010. Everything works find but the search function won't do search at all. I went to Control Panel, Indexing option, selected Microsoft, Modify and unchecked ...
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Is there any way to open an OST file for extraction of info?

So I've got a weird one... Whole network kind of went down. Server crashed and the backups don't seem to have worked. A workstation crashed. We have the OST file from the workstation thankfully, but ...
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VBA code to insert custom signature in Outlook 2007 email

I need to insert a specific signature into an email message. Our support team uses a variety of different signatures to respond to different types of support needs. Currently, I access them via the ...
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Cannot find Outlook Data File?

I have this weird problem with my Outlook/Computer. I cannot find my Outlook Data File!! I've looked literally everywhere. I checked in C:\Users\user.name\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook and just ...
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How can I adjust start and end time for reoccuring meetings in Outlook?

I have a situation where I have a few reoccurring meetings in my Outlook calendar for which I want to change the start and end time for. I didn't create the meeting in the first place, and I don't ...
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Multiple languages mail merge word

I'm having some trouble with Microsoft Word's mail merge feature. Every day, we send an e-mail to a bunch of people across the world. I have an around 600 rows Excel file generated daily and I send an ...
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Outlook: Auto-categorizing replied email based on original email?

EXAMPLE: I have tons of email in my Outlook inbox, but there's this conversation with Tom about the Report Status Update. We are emailing back and forth Replying back and forth. I categorized the ...
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How to (one way) sync calendars between 'work' email account (exchange) and outlook.com\hotmail.com

I have my work email account were I put most all my meets\appointments (including personal). What I would like to do is to do a regular one way sync'ing from work to my a personal email account ...
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Why does my application window keep disappearing?

Starting this morning, when my colleague opens Outlook on her Windows machine, splash screen will display, the icon in the taskbar will glow (as if the application was running) but no window would ...
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Can I create a link to a specific email message in Outlook?

I use Outlook as my email client at work, but I don't want to use it to manage my tasks and todos. (Instead I use plain text files and Emacs org-mode.) Since many todo items start out as mails in my ...
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Outlook 2013 - Notification Bar “not most recent mail” missing

I'm using Outlook 2013 (german) in an enterprise environment. When you try to answer to an email, which was answered in the meantime, Outlook shows a notification bar. It's telling you, that you're ...
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Not seeing “Accepting Task” popup when accepting task requests

When a user sends a task request, the recipient clicks "accept" and a popup entitled "Accepting Task" should appear giving them the option to either "edit the response before sending" or "send the ...
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Sharing Outlook mail rules

If one user has a set of useful mail rules they want to give to someone else, Outlook doesn't appear to support this properly. Even if the destination mailbox has all the correct folders created with ...
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Outlook 2007 To-do Bar on left?

I have a situation where a user, somehow, used to have their Outlook 2007 To-Do Bar on the left hand side of Outlook vs the default right side. He swears up and down that it is possible and ...
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Restore Outlook 2013 Emails That Weren't Synced?

Recently migrated from a webhost email account to Rackspace. The company owner's email account was apparently not syncing this whole time, nor were the files local (somehow.) All changes he's made to ...
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Why can't a user see a specific directory in public folder in outlook?

I have added permissions for a client user to access specific public folder (it is folder that only has contact info) in Exchange Server 2010 SP3 using public folder management console. When ...
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Secure Outlook local files

I use a shared computer and it is my understanding that anyone with access to my account folder (so any computer administrators) can access my Outlook files and therefore my emails. I would like to ...
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Outlook 2013 clean up mail on the server

I wonder if any of you have a good solution to this scenario. My mailbox is almost full on the server. Outlook 2013 by default is set to only download 12 months of mail, but I have a few years back ...
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outlook rule to convert incoming email to plain-text

We all have those people who decide to put a ton of junk mark-up in their emails and make it nearly impossible to read. What I'd like to have is a rule in Outlook 2010 that as soon as an email comes ...
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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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What software packages is Microsoft Outlook included with?

Microsoft Outlook doesn't seem to be included in my Office package. Is it part of Windows? How do I get it? I dislike it for e-mail (and I may have uninstalled it as some point), but I need it to ...
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Is there a Shortcut for “Mark all messages as read” in Outlook?

I am trying to find a shortcut for marking all messages (eMails) in a folder as read by using a keyboard shortcut, but had no luck in finding one so far. I am using Microsoft Outlook 2010 and when I ...
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Meeting reminders disappearing after accepting

I have a particular user whose Outlook is acting up. Whenever he accepts a meeting invitation from a specific person, the reminders get turned off in the calendar. Every other person who got the ...
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Correct Outlook search modifier to find mail sent OR received by person?

Is there a modifier to find any mails either sent to or received from a given contact?
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Automatically save attachments from mail matching a specific rule

Every morning i receive an e-mail from a person, and it contains a spreadsheet attachment. I have managed to create an outlook rule that catch these e-mails. Now, is it possible to have the attachment ...
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Email address order

Could someone tell me how I sort the email addresses I have put in the BCC field in alphabetical order? I have sent an e-mail to a large number of people that I have exported from a database. I need ...
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Where is the 'Leave a Copy of the messages on the server' option in Mail settings for 2013

Here's my issue. With my new Dell XPS Ultrabook I have installed Office and Outlook 2013. The problem is that I need to keep emails on the server so emails are ALSO downloaded to my other computers. ...
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Can't see appointments and contacts in Outlook for Mac

I'm a recent Mac convert (MacBook Pro) and I'm struggling with the calendar and contacts in Outlook 2011. Calendar: When I'm in the calendar I can't see any of my appointments or meetings. The only ...
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Outlook calendar - see who has accepted a meeting without being the meeting organizer

In Outlook 2010 working against Exchange server, if I am the meeting organizer I have tracking options and at least one other way of seeing, if people have accepted or not. However, when I am NOT the ...
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Microsoft Outlook Inbox Repair Tool - Not Responding

We are running the Microsoft Outlook Inbox Repair Tool. After doing its diagnostics, we click Repair, at which point the program goes into Not Responding status. We've tried leaving it for five ...
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Outlook 2003: How to display my own messages in conversation view?

When I select View->Arrange By->Conversation in Outlook 2003, the messages I sent myself are not shown in the message threads (unlike the conversation view in say, Gmail). To show my own messages I ...
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How can I transfer emails from MS Outlook to Yahoo?

For the first time I use MS Outlook 2007 for Yahoo Mail and I've configured it. All of the emails have downloaded from the Yahoo server and to Outlook and as a result, the Yahoo inbox is completely ...
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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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No new messages in Inbox using Outlook 2013, IMAP, but messages appear in Sent

I'm having a problem similar to this but the provided answer didn't resolve it. Symptoms: Using a non-gmail email service, I've configured IMAP across multiple devices using the same settings and ...
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Gmail-label-like behavior for Outlook mail folder

At work, I have to use mail via Outlook. I'm not fond of the way my Outlook mail can only be reside in one folder. I miss Gmail lable a lot while using Outlook. Is there any way to turn Outlook ...
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cause of intermittent SMTP emailing sending problems

I'm trying to remotely debug a problem with my Dad's office email: They're connected to a Belkin N1 router using PPPoE provided by clara.net (a SOHO account I think). Using Outlook 2003 on Windows ...
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Exporting a contact folder doesn't export all contacts Outlook 2010

I'm having a weird problem. I have copied a public folder full of contact groups to my mailbox, then have exported it from there to a .csv file. The .csv file has 18 lines in it, one is a unique ...
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Delete the digital signature from a received Outlook message

My goal is to delete the digital signature in an Outlook message. My initial idea was to create a VBA script (which I have done below) to enumerate all attachments in the selected mail item and ...
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Exchange Server 2013 with Linux domain controller

Consider the scenario: in DMZ LAN, a company is willing to replace Zimbra mail server (running in Linux server) with Exchange Server (running in Windows server) in LAN, employees use Windows in ...
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Where is the “Known As” field in Exchange 2007 / AD?

Does anyone know how to update the "Known As" field for a contact in Outlook? Screenshot I have looked through all the properties of the contact in both Active Directory and Exchange Management ...
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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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Room Finder in Outlook doesn't consistently show up. How does it work?

The Room finder dock on the right hand side of a new meeting doesn't show up for me consistently. Sometimes it's there and sometimes it's not. I thought maybe it was an Exchange connectivity issue ...
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Office365 Exchange: Cannot open shared two calendars in Outlook

The problem: Outlook won't open the calendars on another user's mailbox and and a room mailbox, even when users have permission. Note: This problem is affecting more than one account on more than one ...