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    calendar freezing

    Hi, I have Outlook 365 running on Windows 10. Today whenever I tried to access my Calendar screen I'd get a green dotted circle whirling in the middle of the calendar screen, and if I attempted to open anything Outlook would freeze and I'd have to force a restart. Hours later, I don't even get...
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    outlook won't open!

    Hi there. I've had Outlook 2013 running on a win7 machine for a couple years now. Today, it won't turn on. Clicking any word doc just gets a loading cursor then nothing. same when i try to open any office app from startup. I was jerking around with services.msc a little while back to speed the...
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    possible to search Outlook for multiple email addresses at once?

    Hi all. I'm using Office 365 via the Windows client, version 1807. I just ran every email in my database of 20,000 through the Zerobounce email validator and now I have an excel sheet of approximately 2,000 email addresses. I need to find their corresponding contact files and delete them from...
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    other user's mailbox won't open, forms disappeared

    Hi all. Using Office 365/2016 on Windows 10. I'm in the early stages of phone support hell with GoDaddy on this issue, and I have a sneaking feeling they're gonna do what they always do when Outlook questions get too complicated: tell me I have to call Microsoft, who in turn tells me I have to...
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    AVG has banjaxed Outlook.

    Hi all. Outlook 2016 on Windows 10, running Windows Defender and AVG. I installed and ran MalwareBytes the other day, then uninstalled the program afterwards. An AVG window popped up, saying a second antivirus is running on the computer and do I want to go back to using AVG exclusively? I said...
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    email autocomplete broke..

    Hi there. I'm using Office 365 Business, version 1710. One day Email Autocomplete just ceased to be a thing. I tried all this (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2682333/autocomplete-not-working-correctly-in-outlook-2010) but to no avail. I understand this fix is for 2010. I just can't...
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    how to speed up search of shared contacts

    Hi all. I have a database of about 20K contacts that two colleagues of mine with Office365 mailboxes search daily from their Windows Outlook programs. The database is local to my account, and appears in their computers as Shared Contacts. Searching any name in that database takes my colleagues...
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    font format discrepancies with Quick Parts

    Hi there. I'm using Office 365 Business, version 1710. I talk with a ton of people over email every day. To make it easier, I added paragraphs I constantly use into Quick Parts for easy pasting, and I often type in some extra custom stuff to go along with it. Problem is, when some of the...
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    regarding legacy contact cards

    Hi Diane. I hope you're well as always. In reference to a convo we had years ago about how to force Outlook to summon up the original contact file instead of the new-fangled contact cards: turnonlegacydialog regedit not working | Outlook Forums by Slipstick.com Is there a new regedit path for...
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    cannot change delivery folders with IMAP accounts

    Hi all. I have Office 2016 on Win10. I have one Exchange account (O365) and a few POP accounts. Years ago when I set them up, I simply moseyed on over to each POP account's "Account Settings" screen, clicked "Change Folder", then chose the Exchange account inbox. Since then, all my accounts have...
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    new search just... sucks

    Hey all. Just got a new laptop so I upgraded to Windows 10 from 7 and downloaded Outlook 365. But search just.. sucks. At least half the time when i type a search term into Contacts Search, it just searches endlessly or takes like a minute to find results. I just double-clicked on an email...
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    recipient cache?

    Hey all. Just bought a new laptop and upgraded to win10 from win7. Office365 installed. During Outlook contact searches I noticed lots of duplicates, and on further inspection the duplicates are in some folder called "recipient cache". What's the story here and how can I get rid of these? My...
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    VBA to change flag status in outlook contact item

    Hi all, I have an excel file full of emails to be checked. Those emails are the ones to be flag marked as complete in outlook contact file. What I want to do is a macro that can scan through the excel file and compare to a contact folder in Outlook so that when the email matches a contact file's...
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    Outbox throttler

    Have to preface this by apologizing for all the posts. I'm just in the process of expanding our database dramatically and... it's a lot. I appreciate all your advice over the years more than you know. BTW, is there a way to donate to the site? Would be worth every penny. I know about the delay...
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    Contact group shortcut

    Hey all. i have a ton of outlook contacts that need to go into contact groups. Is there any kind of code to speed this up? In a perfect world I'd like to highlight, say, four contacts, run the code and voila - a contact group is created and they're all thrown in. Wishful thinking? Thanks as...
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    code to move selected Outlook contacts to another folder

    I have a CSV of email accounts who have unsubscribed from my emails, and I'm trying to get their corresponding Outlook contacts out of my database. Is there a code that will move them to the Deleted Items folder? Or at least mark them for deletion so I can find them and fish them out of there...
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    adding corresponding contact form data on a mass scale

    This one is a doozy. I've been throwing you problems for years but this one is rough. Just imported 4.5k contacts from a csv into outlook forms. Custom outlook forms I created. The csv has a column called Genre which we mapped to User1 in the contact forms. Once the forms were created we ran...
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    How to remove a list of specific contacts from Outlook

    Hey all. So I just sent my database of 25k contacts through an email verifier which spat back a list of 500 emails that are invalid. I want to get the corresponding Outlook contact files out of there obviously. Is there a way to do this in any other way but manual? Bonus points if you can also...
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    Mail merge to single contacts + contact groups?

    Hi all. I think I asked this question years ago on this forum (because it's the best Outlook forum there is) but since it's been a while I'll ask again because things may have changed. Is it yet possible using code or an add-in to do a mail merge to a mixture of contacts and contact groups? Some...
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    erratic Outlook search.

    Hi all. Using Outlook 2016/Office365 on a Win7 machine. Until a couple of months ago, Outlook was speedy, even with my 25,000 Outlook contacts. When I'd double-click on the email I didn't yet have an Outlook contact file made for, the contact card would pop up, I'd hit Add then Save, then the...
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