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Questions tagged [microsoft-outlook-2010]

Use this tag for questions specifically about the 2010 version of the Microsoft Outlook personal information manager; otherwise use [microsoft-outlook].

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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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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 do I convert outlook “to-do” items to “tasks”

I often use the left click to flag an important item that I can't answer at the moment but need to come check again after I finish my email and decide its priority. I have noticed that as I finish ...
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How do I import a .pst into my temporary ost?

We've recently migrated from in house Exchange to Exchange online. My email client is Outlook 2010. This went fine, however removing the old account was tricky (you cannot remove a primary account, ...
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How to show upcoming appointments in Outlook 2010 for 2 or 3 months ahead in time in the To Do Bar

How to make Outlook show next upcoming appointments for 2 or 3 months ahead in time in the To Do Bar? It only shows 1 month ahead.
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Reset Outlook 2010 calendar view

After doing a calendar search in Outlook 2010, every time I open my calendar it opens with that search result. It takes me 8 or 10 more clicks to get back to my calendar which always opened when I ...
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How to create a font alias in Windows 7 or in Outlook

I have a work colleague that uses OCR A Extended as the preferred font for his outgoing emails. It is difficult for me to read his emails. Is there any way to create an alias in Outlook 2010 or ...
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Need to create a rule in Outlook to warn when sending to certain domains/email addresses

I need a rule on Outlook, or something like this to warn staff where I work when sending to certain email addresses. Can you create something that if you email a specific address or range of addresses ...
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On Windows 10 I can't right button drag a file into an email any more

On Windows 7 and Outlook 2010 I would drag a file using the right mouse button onto an Outlook email and when I let the button go be given the choice of attaching or creating a hyperlink. Since I ...
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Lync/Outlook Conversation History not working

I am using Lync and Outlook 2010. My past conversations are not being saved. The "Save instant message conversations in my Conversation History folder" option is checked. In outlook there is no "...
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Extract MSG attachments from a PST archive

I have a PST (Outlook archive) file containing all my messages after recovering them using Kernel Outlook Repair, but the recovery program has saved all the actual emails as as .msg attachments on ...
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Restore emails from Outlook 2010

It seems the exchange server has a policy to delete any emails older than the "retention" day (say 60 days). When I open my Outlook 2010 client, old emails on my local also got deleted. Is there any ...
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Find Related Messages in Outlook 2010 with New/Popup Window like in 2007

In Outlook 2007, to help clear the inbox, finding related messages would open a new small window that would allow to open the messages or to move them into folders easily, then go back and do the same ...
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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 loss....
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Outlook 2010 - All rules have “and stop processing more rules” and can't turn off

I have several rules on Outlook 2010 to automatically sort my incoming mail. Whenever I add a new rule I get the warning The rule has a condition that the server cannot process. The action 'stop ...
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Outlook: Shared Calendar conditional formatting

Situation: My work group has a shared conference call dial-in number. To avoid double booking the dial-in number, we have to reserve time in a shared calendar. All users have read/write permissions, ...
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Editing attachment within Outlook 2010

I have a user on my network that is trying to open an attachment within Outlook 2010, edit said document and then save the attachment within the email. (as in not saving to his hard drive) I found a ...
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How do I make Microsoft Outlook show the padlock icon on private appointments in the calendar?

Microsoft Outlook used to display a padlock icon together with the subject line for appointments that were tagged as private. Now, it will show the padlock icon on the day and week views, but it does ...
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Can't find previous conversations in Lync 2010

I'm forced to use Lync 2010 & Outlook 2010 for work some latest days. Everything works well until I need to find previous conversations, and I got this: Some try with Google and I got this ...
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How do I copy an excel sheet embedded in an outlook e-mail into an excel worksheet?

I was sent an e-mail with some data from an excel sheet embedded in it. I want to extract that data to another Excel spreadsheet. When I try to copy and paste it, it insists on pasting it as an object ...
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Laptop suddenly cannot access Outlook from one WiFi location

I am using a Lenovo laptop which has been set up with Outlook 2010 for nearly a year without any problems. I use it to work from both my home and my office, and both are set up with Wi-Fi. When I ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2010 and higher: Remove categories with Quick Step

Background I am using Quick Steps to label e-mails as "next action", "action", etc. and put them into an archive folder. Right now, these quick steps do a "clear all categories" and then add the ...
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How do you remove the replied/forwarded indicator from a message in Outlook?

In Outlook, when viewing an email that you have either replied to or forwarded in the past, it will say either "You replied to this message on DATE/TIME" (along with the icon showing a purple arrow ...
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Outlook meeting Accept/Decline buttons are disabled

When I receive a meeting invitation in MS Outlook 2010 Professional Plus, the Accept, Tentative, Decline, and Propose New Time buttons are disabled, grayed out. I've tried repairing my PST file, ...
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Outlook 2010: Your Outlook data file cannot be configured C:\Users\<username>.<domain>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\outlook2.ost?

I have a user on a computer on our domain that we can't get Outlook to open her email because her roaming profile no longer exists in the location it did before... Her user profile used to exist in C:...
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Cannot make new meeting requests in outlook 2016 but can in outlook 2010 with exchange 2013 Rooms calendars?

This one is a tough one. I am able to make "New Meeting Requests" in outlook 2010, but this option is grayed out in office 2016. The Mailbox enabled room calendar was created in exchange 2007 and then ...
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Outlook Cached mode is not updating user's email changes back to the server

I have a user having problems with Outlook Cached mode. It seems that changes she makes to her inbox are not being made server side. For example, if an email is deleted or moved to a different ...
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Show oldest when clicking on Outlook conversation?

Question: How can I make Outlook 2010 always select the oldest unread message in a conversation when expanding it? Details: Outlook 2010 inbox is configured to "Show as Conversations" (w/ "Always ...
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Outlook 2010: Can I search Only My: Inbox, All Inbox Subfolders, and Specified Archive File Folders all at once

The setup is a user that has a laptop with Outlook 2010. We have Outlook hosted by Sherweb. The user that has a large number of emails (40,000) in a single Inbox subfolder. (I believe) Having such ...
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Outlook 2007 to 2010 upgrade - Invisible folders issue

I upgraded my outlook 2007 to 2010. Everything was smooth, but realised later that, some of the archeive folders are missing. But, When I did a search on my archeive for a mail(exists in missing ...
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Exchange / outlook meeting room conflict date/time language reply change

Above is the auto reply message when a domain user tries to book a meeting room using Outlook. My question would be - how to change the language that is in this auto reply (circled in red)? ...
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Forward a meeting request as a plain email message in Outlook 2010

Microsoft has documentation about turning an e-mail message into a meeting request, at least for Outlook 2003: Turn a message into a meeting request - Outlook - Office.com http://office.microsoft.com/...
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Why does Outlook 2010 give the message "Creating a new item from the selected items could take some time…are you sure you create a new item…?

I'm using Outlook 2010 with Exchange 2007. I am moving emails from my Deleted Items folder to a user-created folder. When I move a "low" number of messages, say a few hundred or less, the operation ...
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Reset to default language in Outlook 2010 on Windows 7

In Outlook 2010, if I accidently, hit left Ctrl-Shift, my language changes. I keep hitting it and get a new language, but I can't get back to English. How do I reset back to my default language? ...
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Should Outlook 2016 show mail icons for message classes “unread message” and “read/not replied message”?

I have just migrated from Outlook 2010 to Outlook 2016. In Outlook 2010 I had icons (mostly envelope icons) for all different message classes/types, such as unread message, read (but not replied/...
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Keep track of meeting attendance without receiving email responses in Outlook 2010

I want to set up a large meeting in Outlook 2010. I don't want to receive the many responses as emails clogging my inbox, but I do want to be able to keep track of who is coming (for example, by ...
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Images in Word or Outlook get blurry when you add a border

If you have an image in your clipboard (from a screen capture tool, for example) and paste it into Word or an Outlook email, it looks fine. However if you then apply a border style to it from one of ...
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Exchange 2010 Transport Rule with S/MIME

If we create a transport rule to block all emails sending out with .doc attachment, it seems that the rule won't work on email which is signed with S/MIME cert. The email sending out is just signed, ...
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Can you edit an outlook calendar invite you didn't create

I have a user that wants to add information to the subject line of a calendar invite she didn't not create. Any suggestions?
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Sent an email from Outlook 2010 - it was not sent and is not in sent folder, where could it be?

I always thought that the advantage of using desktop email client is that your emails are saved even if network issues occur. Clearly wrong. I wrote a rather long email yesterday. I have sent it and ...
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Can I use Outlook's rules to automatically send an email (not forward an email) each time a new message arrives?

I have a work email account in Outlook 2010, and I want to send an email to another, non-Outlook email account each time a new message arrives in Outlook. How do I do this? In the Rules Wizard I don't ...
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how can I use old PST file in outlook 2010

I have several .PST files related to a MS-Outlook 2010 version. These files belong to the several accounts in an old MS-Outlook 2010. I want to use them for a new installation of MS-Outlook but when I ...
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Why does the Outlook taskbar envelope icon sometimes remain active, even if I have no unread email?

Outlook has a nice envelope icon that displays on top of the taskbar icon when I have new mail. Sometimes this icon comes up when I get a new message, but then doesn't go away when the message is ...
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Microsoft Outlook “Message Option” - does it “open” the email - susceptible to tracking?

When you use the Microsoft Outlook "Message Option" to look at an email header - is the email actually "opened" and susceptible to tracking if the sender is using a 3rd party tracking tool?
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Outlook CTRL + Shift + # Quick Step keyboard shortcuts stopped working

I use my Quick Step shortcuts frequently with Outlook to manage my mail. They worked fine for a while, and the steps still do, but the keyboard shortcuts no longer do anything. I've looked online ...
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How to add `strikethrough` to ribbon in Outlook

I've right clicked the ribbon (under bold italic underline for what it's worth) and went to customize the ribbon but strike-through is not available to add to the ribbon. ...dead end?
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Want to wrap to 80 characters in Outlook, just like Gmail does to emails sent as Plain Text

I want to wrap to 80 characters in Outlook, just like Gmail does to emails sent as Plain Text. Apart from Gmail, this feature also works in Evolution email client in Ubuntu OS and Apple Mail in Mac OS....
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Outlook export to file - missing mailbox accounts, only “Outlook Data File” is available

I should perform an operation on different customers outlook clients: exporting the destination email ("To") list of the last year. Actually the recipient mailbox of all the sent email of the year. ...
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Set background color in Outlook 2010 Calendar

enter image description hereThe background color of my Outlook 2010 Calendar used to be shades of blue. A few days ago it changed to pink and red. I do not know what caused that. I have Googled ...
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Office 2010 moved from Old Computer to new computer will load but not operate

I have office 2010 on three computers. I just replaced two of them and installed Office 2010 from my disc. The first one worked fine. The second computer loaded Office 2010 but when I go to use ...