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  1. icacream

    Can't the Deleted Items Folder be self cleaning ?

    Thank you Diane ! FYI the messages in my deleted items folder items have been deleted on the day they were received.... so they should not have still been in there... but the setting you gave me is perfect - wish I could do away with the warning "are you sure you want to delete all the items in...
  2. icacream

    Can't the Deleted Items Folder be self cleaning ?

    hello, in outlook 2007 I had set the deleted items folder to be cleaned each time I closed the program that was fine I could not find a way to do this in outlook 2016 so I tried to have mails not stay over one day in that folder : but this just does not work : today is March 26th and I still...
  3. icacream

    Rule based on sender / wrong sender sent to folder

    Thanks, Diane, for all the precious light you cast for me on this subject - I seem to have things work as they should !!! :cool::cool:
  4. icacream

    Rule based on sender / wrong sender sent to folder

    got it ! thanks ! I am going to review it all with the infos you gave me already the mail from outlook forums went in the correct folder :) I'll observe for a number of days... and let you know !
  5. icacream

    Rule based on sender / wrong sender sent to folder

    thanks for your answer, I feel quite clumsy but I don't find the windows you show : 1 - if I click on eBay in "Rule description" it opens a "Rule Address" window which shows my contacts (eBay is not in my contacts) 2 - email properties looks quite different here : 3 - the mail from...
  6. icacream

    Rule based on sender / wrong sender sent to folder

    I don't really understand what you write about adding category or assigning a category - I'll read about that I use outlook in a very simple way, just receiving and sorting out my mail (deeply regret outlook express !!) today even more mails from different senders end up in the SENDER A folder...
  7. icacream

    Rule based on sender / wrong sender sent to folder

    hello, I created a number of rules based on senders, I have 40 so far, I counted them because I just reviewed each of them. The reason I reviewed them is that, in the folder for SENDER A came two unrelated mails, from SENDER B and SENDER C As yet, I have created no rules for B or C I wonder if...
  8. icacream

    outlook keeps neither SENT or FORWARDED messages... they vanish !

    hello, I have two data files, I changed the default one and things are as they should be ! but those mails I sent before are nowhere in outlook, that's weird :confused: of course, they are on the server so nothing is lost ! thanks again :)
  9. icacream

    outlook keeps neither SENT or FORWARDED messages... they vanish !

    hello, none of the messages I send can be found anywhere not in the sent items not in the original folder when I forward or reply... I just can't figure out what to do o_O
  10. icacream

    From Outlook 2007 to 2016 !

    SUCCESS ! :cool: thanks again !
  11. icacream

    From Outlook 2007 to 2016 !

    hello, the data file I refer to (and want away) was created when I removed the account from outlook to set it up anew manually. that's the reason I figure outlook should not need it - I can' have the file sitting on my desktop for eternity (+ a few weeks) !!! :rolleyes: you can set the pop...
  12. icacream

    From Outlook 2007 to 2016 !

    :D:D:D dunno exactly WHAT happened but.... suddenly.... it works fine !!! THANK YOU you're being such a reliable help along the years ! a new question... outlook created a data file, it's sitting on my desktop I would like to suppress it, it's just cluttering my view I tried to delete it but...
  13. icacream

    From Outlook 2007 to 2016 !

    I did it... it's ok to SEND mail... but nothing gets in.... no incoming mail, not even the microsoft outlook test message, which came on the server but not in outlook... something I did wrong or did not do in the manual set up...? I went to repair, had 3 or 4 test messages sent, none came in...
  14. icacream

    From Outlook 2007 to 2016 !

    hello, I just installed OUTLOOK 2016 on win10 catastrophic : it picked up all my folders and structure from gmail as well as old messages I kept on gmail but not on my PC with outlook 2007 now I have been having my own structure on outlook 2007 and never really took care of the one on gmail...
  15. icacream

    outlook 2007 installation file....

    yes, it worked beautifully ! thank you :)
  16. icacream

    outlook 2007 installation file....

    hello, I had a boxed MS Office 2007 and was only using outlook. now I am re-installing after a crash, but I cannot find the dvd though I do have the licence number. I found a post from March 2013 where you gave a link to the file, but the link does not work anymore. do you know whether I can...
  17. icacream

    reinstall outlook after new install win7

    I have only installed it once, years ago.... your answer makes me feel safe ! :) Thank you. Will follow your link to back up.
  18. icacream

    reinstall outlook after new install win7

    hello, I have a bug in Win7 and must reinstall :( how should I remove outlook to be sure to be able to use the same licence number at re-install ? I'm using outlook 2007 and nothing else of the office suite is installed (using corel WP) thanks !
  19. icacream

    I just need to copy my address book to my new laptop !

    that worked beautifully, thanks ! now I have the right folder... which is the file containing my outlook contacts ? :confused: (I still so miss outlook express where all was simple....)
  20. icacream

    errors have been detected... outlook.pst

    markanthony, read message #6 .... diane sorted it out for me... ;)