Outlook – Pressed backspace, where did my email go?

When you (accidently) press ‘backspace’ within Outlook you will see your highlighted email dissapear. You will not find it in deleted items or even in restore deleted items, because it’s in your ‘Archive’ folder within your profile. Find your ‘Archive’ folder and you will see the message you just pressed ‘backspace’ on.

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Outlook 2016 – Upgrade in Progress

Recently i faced some Outlook 2016 functionality issues. It became impossible to sent / receive email. In Outlook 2016 options there was a message ‘Upgrade in progress’ This could be there for days without any change. Some websites are saying that opening Outlook in /safe mode is resolving the issue, this was not the case […]

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Office 2013 – Slow in RDP / RDS

In a terminal server session (RDP / RDS) Outlook, or the whole Office 2013 suite seems very slow in comparison with Office 2010. To workaround this issue you have to change your RDP-Display options to 16 or 24 bit (32bit is default). To do this: Open ‘remote desktop connection'(mstsc) Choose ‘Show options’ -> Display -> […]

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Outlook – Copy calendar items

Open Outlook and go to Calendar. Go to View and click on Change View and select Active. Now you select all items (Control + A) Copy all the selected items (Control + C) And now paste the items on the destination calendar (Control + V) That’s it!

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Outlook – Automatically save an outlook attachment to disk

If you want to automatically save an attachment to a folder on your computer/server do the following: Open Outlook and open Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (Alt + F11). Expand the tree view on the left till you reach ThisOutlookSession, now right click on ThisOutlookSession and select insert -> module. You will now get a […]

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Office 2010 – attachments are being blocked

When you try to open an attachment which came in a email you get the message ‘This file is damaged’ you need to do the following: Open word / excel / powerpoint (whatever attachment you have) # Open WORD -> file -> options -> trust center -> settings -> Protected View -> uncheck the 3 […]

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Outlook 2010 – Export folders to a .PST file

To export a folder or set of folders from Outlook 2010 you do the following: 1. Open Outlook and go to File -> Open -> Import 2. Choose ‘Export to a file’ 3. Choose ‘Outlook data file (.pst)’ 4. You will see the folderstructure of you Inbox, choose which folder(s) you wish to export and […]

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Outlook 2010 – Export folder(s) to a .pst file.

To export a folder(s) from Outlook 2010 do this: Step 1: Open Outlook 2010 and go to File -> Open -> Import Step 2: Choose ‘Export to a file’ Step 3: Choose ‘Outlook Data File (.pst) Step 4: You will now get the see the folder structure of your mailbox, choose which folders you want […]

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