Rules specify automatic actions to be performed when a new item is created. For example when a new email arrives in an inbox in an email program such as Microsoft Outlook. Rules can also be used for similar purposes in other types of program.

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Windows 8: want to force a specific website be opened only by one of two internet lines avialable

I have a PC with win 8 with two different available wifi internet lines available. I want to to force a specific website be opened only by only one of internet connection and other websites be opened ...
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how to set Outlook rule to check if you are the only one on the TO: line

How to set an Outlook rule to find emails where you are the ONLY one on the TO: line. There are rule options for determining if email was sent ONLY to you, but I need to identify where my email ...
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Outlook 2007 Server Side rules only apply to new emails, not old emails. How do I change this?

When I create a client side rule in Outlook, I can click "Run Rules Now", and it will apply my rules (which move mail from the inbox into subfolders) to all past mail items. However, this button ...
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Outlook rules not working together

I have multiple Outlook (2010) rules and these 2 are having issues together: Rule 1: Apply this rule after the message arrives with blahname in the sender's address and move it to the BlahBox ...
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How to allow Dropbox to auto-update by adding an exception to ESET firewall?

I am using ESET Smart Security v5.2.9.1 and Dropbox at Windows 7 x64. The problem that I am facing is that every time Dropbox wants to auto-update, it downloads an updater file that has different ...
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udev rule to make certain ports always correspond to certain devices

Basically my problem is that I am on a server which constantly switches around hdd's. What I want to achieve is have having devices tied to the physical ports on the hardware. like /dev/sda is port 0 ...
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Outlook 2007: Categorize incoming mails by sender

Is there a simple way to assign email senders into categories so that all mails are grouped in the same way? For example I want all mails from my friends go into the "Friends" group, all Mails from ...
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Flag email that you already replied to

I would like to highlights email in my inbox that I have read and already replied to. Is there a way to use rules for this? Thanks so much! Vince
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Outlook 2013 VBA rule random failures

My goal is no make Outlook delete all mail from a specified address keeping maximum 3 latest (it really helps with some daily subscriptions like coupons, etc.). I have lots of rules sorting mail into ...
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Move selected e-mail to rule-defined folder on demand in Outlook

I would like to configure Microsoft Outlook (2010 or newer) with a set of criteria and destination folders, such as "mail from person A has a destination of folder B". I would then like to press a ...
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Outlook Rules - Matching From

I have two outlook rules, essentially: Match From: outages.sev1@mycompany.com, Move to Folder called Sev1 Match From: outages.sev2@mycompany.com, Move to Folder called Sev2 Looks pretty ...
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Outlook: Rule for a specific email address in CC

I am using Outlook 2010 in my office. I have one business inbox and several shared inboxes. For my own inbox I use many rules. One of them applies gray text color on mails which are sent to me in CC. ...
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How to change the time when applying rules of outlook 2013

I'm looking for a way to change the time when applying my rules of outlook 2013. For example, i want to move mails to a folder when i change categorize of mail.But when i edit the rule, outlook ...
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Auto-forwarding Meeting planners as invites not attachments

All, I have setup a rule where for any message I get that is a of type "meeting invitation or update" to forward it to another email address (SharePoint Calendar). However, rather than it being ...
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How to limit bandwidth after a threshold is reached [Mikrotik]?

My router is Mikrotik RB951G-2HnD and I would like it to limit the connection speed to a particular website once some amount of traffic between the user and the website has passed. The website ip ...
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Outlook: A Script rule how to move a email to a specific folder and copy the headline into the new folder.

I have a query about how to move my suppliers quotes into a specific folder and automatically create a folder with the specific enquiry number. So the first step is to create the rule and the folder ...
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Outlook (on Exchange) rules - how can I use the OR operator?

In my organization I'm a member of many distribution lists, I have a rule for each DL/ML such that each message is delivered to a subfolder for that DL, however it's important that any messages sent ...
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Outlook: Is it possible to warn me before I'm sending an email to the number of recipients?

Is there a way to prevent me from sending out emails to greater than a certain number of people? I don't want to accidentally reply all or send to a wrong distribution list. I was wondering if it ...
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Setting rules for outlook

I have a question regarding multiple rules in outlook. I have a folder inside my inbox named RHS Group. What my intention is, is to have it so that if the word rhsgroup is in the "To" or the "Cc" ...
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Outlook 2007: How can I auto delete older versions of a message

I receive autonomous messages via email that provide me a dashboard view of the status of various systems in my company. I want to have outlook automatically move the newest status message to a ...
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Outlook 2010 Rule is performing only the move action, and skipping all others

The rule is triggered by my being a CC and specific text in the Subject. It appears the rule executes all actions ONLY one the most recent message with the same From:, To:, CC: and Subject. Is ...
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How can I link some device (given by its device ID) with an specific firmware in linux?

Imagine I have a new device which it's not working on Linux. I get its device ID with lsusb: Bus 001 Device 003: ID1164:7efdYUAN High-Tech Development Co., Ltd Imagine I know that this device will ...
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Set Page Color to No Color when Forwarding or Replying in Outlook 2010

Is it possible to automatically clear out the page color of a message in Outlook 2010 when replying or forwarding an email?
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How to create a rule to automatically tentatively accept and send an email response to meetings scheduled outside of working hours?

In Outlook, there is the option for 'Working hours'. I set mine as M-F 9AM-5PM. When people in my organization are scheduling a meeting, they get a notification that it is outside of my working hours, ...
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automatic reply rule within Outlook

My plan is to add a automatic reply to all incoming emails for a exchange mailbox. I created a rule that would check all incoming and created the template reply. Created it so it would match a ...
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SEP firewall rule import via .xml ?

I've got a Windows Firewall rule defined like below table NameGroupProfileEnabledActionProgramLocal AddressRemote AddressProtocolLocal PortRemote PortAllowed Computers ...
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What are These Outbound Network Rules

I Have a few odd looking network outbound rules for my computer they are Name Group Application Package f5.vpn.client f5.vpn.client ...
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Outlook 2010 message “The rule has a condition that the server cannot process” - how to fix?

I've just upgraded to Windows 7 & Office 2010 (from XP & Office 2007), and needed to edit a few of my Rules in Outlook. However, when I click OK to close the Rules and Alerts window I get the ...
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Outlook redirect rule ignoring exceptions

I've created an out rule as follows: Apply rule after message arrives Sent to 'My address' redirect to 'Redirect Address' and move it to 'new folder' except if from 'specific ...
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Automatically delete older duplicate emails in Outlook

Say I receive a bunch of status updates about remote servers in my mailbox, several dozen emails every day. How do I set up a rule that deletes the oldest IDENTICAL (header and body) email from my ...
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Howto set udev rule to disable intel_pstate turbo on linux?

I m looking to make a udev rule that will basically do: echo 1 > /sys/devices/system/cpu/intel_pstate/no_turbo In order to disable the turbo, how can I do it ? I've never made udev rule and I am ...
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How to automatically move mail into appropriate folders - Outlook for Mac 2011

Is there anyway to have emails automatically placed into folders where the original email resides? Situation: I sort my emails into various folders based on clients. However, when a new email comes ...
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Is there an Outlook rule I can apply to a folder to forward all mail dropped into it?

We've got a folder in a mailbox on Outlook '07 and I want to set something up so that when an email gets manually dropped into that folder, outlook automatically forwards it to a specific email ...
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Rules triggered by moving message to a folder

I'd like to make a rule such that if an email is moved or copied into FolderX (where FolderX is not the Inbox) the action is triggered. *the email will be moved after it is read. For example, if I ...
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How do I run a rule when I reply to a message?

I want Outlook 2011 to automatically add a category to messages I reply to, when I reply to them. Is this possible? I tried making a rule that runs on message replies, but I only saw these: And I ...
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Outlook rules - Move messages to list when CC'd not To

We get a lot of e-mail from people CCing our department distribution list We also get important e-mails sent To our department distribution list How do I create a rule in Outlook to move mail when ...
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Exchange 2013 Rule to move mail from user mailbox to shared mailbox

I'm trying to create a rule on a user mailbox that does the following: After rule arrives from john@domain.com, move the message to Subfolder within Shared mailbox. When I configure this rule in ...
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Alert on sending email with Outlook 365

I've been asked to set up an alert whenever our staff try to send emails to a certain domain, and we're using Outlook 2013/365. I'm just wondering if anyone knows if this is possible and how to do it? ...
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Filter Outlook messages with blank Cc fields

I am trying to create a rule in Outlook that will filter any email that does not have anything filled out in the CC field. If this occurs, I want Outlook to send a customized message back to the ...
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Automatic reply on email alias (only) for Office 365 user account

We have a new company that has their own email domain that has joined our company and has started using our email standards and domain (basically a merger). There is about 9 staff that would like an ...
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How do I create a rule in Outlook for handling emails which are not sent using the senders domain

I subscribe to a few newsletters which are obviously using a third party service like MailChimp or Campaign Monitor to send their mails and I cannot find a way to create a rule that moves the ...
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Limit postfix e-mail-address to only receive from one domain, discard everything else

we have a new copying machine in our office, and it is capable of fax per mail and print per mail. what i want to do is to configure postfix in a way that our copier is capable of sending anywhere (so ...
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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 determine which rule is causing outlook to move an email?

Outlook is moving some emails to a folder of mine that it should not be. I'm guessing the reason for this is a logic error in one of the rules I made, but I don't want to go through all of my rules to ...
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How to forward message contents as attachment (txt/csv) via a server side rule?

I have some data that frequently comes in as plain text in emails and I want to get it sent to a shared folder on my Box.com account. Changing how the emails come in is very much to be avoided. ...
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Outlook rule is not honoring an exception

I have an Outlook rule configured for a user so that when they a send a message it will CC two of their staff members. There is an exception to prevent copying the message if it is sent to a specific ...
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Outlook 2010 - Forward as attachment, with signature

I've set up a rule for mails with specific subject to be forwarded as attachment. This works fine. However I want to have a standard signature/text in the mail with the attached file. The normal ...
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Outlook 2010 rule to forward from alias emails moved from Exchange account to local account

I have two email addresses, my exchange email (me@company.com) and an Alias account (me-team@company.com). I have about 40 emails sent to my Exchange that I have a rule/script set up for to forward ...
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Outlook rule action “move to folder” stops processing other rules?

I'm trying to apply some actions first, then other actions with the following rules. So, somewhat like pipeline of rules in order not to repeat the same steps for each rule. Trivial example: rule 1: ...
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Rule to move all mails from the users of a Distribution List to a Folder

We are using Outlook 2007, and I wanted to create a rule that would move all the emails coming from any of the users that are a part of a specific Distribution List to a specific folder. I have tried ...