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  1. Diane Poremsky

    Moving Public Folders to New Database

    Is the database mounted? What version of Exchange? Typically, you would create a new public folder database on a second server and then use the moveallreplicas cmdlet to move the folders. But you only have one server, correct?
  2. Diane Poremsky

    Archiving and Likely Modified Date Problem

    I'll have to boot an outlook 2007 vm and test it - it definitely should work. Nothing in the older versions would have been updated that could break it.
  3. Diane Poremsky

    Email Generated from another program and then edited sends original email.

    What type of email account do you have configured in Outlook? POP, IMAP, Outlook.com, or Microsoft Exchange? If you hit Save before sending, do the edits stick?
  4. Diane Poremsky

    Outlook Autocomplete (Recipients) opens upward

    It's a bug in the current version of office 365 / 2019 / 2016 - I was able to repro it when I set this key - but a couple of users said they were not using the key. Micorsoft is aware. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Outlook\Options DWORD: DisableAutoCompleteUpdate Value: 1
  5. Diane Poremsky

    Forward email body to other mail list directly from Exchange server

    Redirect would be an option, but would include the original sender (in the from field), otherwsie none of the mail flow rules will forward just the body. If you use office 365, flow should be able to do it.
  6. Diane Poremsky

    Newbie question: how to sync two Outlook -Exchange and IMAP- calendars?

    Although it doesn't make much difference in Outlook desktop if you have both accounts in the profile, but you can share the calendars with the other account, from outlook.com. if you give edit permissions. If you remove one account from outlook desktop, you can edit the shared calendar in...
  7. Diane Poremsky

    "Get Add-Ins" - Which Version of Outlook to use

    That means you need to use an Exchange account - it won't work with google accounts. The office addins only work with office 365 accounts - either business accounts or outlook.com. If you have both office 365 and IMAP in the profile, the addins only work in the 365 account. No, that won't...
  8. Diane Poremsky

    Do I need Exchange Add-In?

    That is slow. Your pst files are puny. What other addins are installed? Does it load a lot faster in safe mode? To open Outlook in Safe mode: Close Outlook then hold Ctrl as you click on the Outlook icon. You'll get a message asking if you want to start in Safe mode. Click Ok.
  9. Diane Poremsky

    Do I need Exchange Add-In?

    Don't uninstall it - you can disable it - it processes meeting requests so they will not autoprocess if not loaded. It should not be slowing you down though.
  10. Diane Poremsky

    Newbie question: how to sync two Outlook -Exchange and IMAP- calendars?

    on the holidays: assuming you want separate folders for each, you'll log into outlook on the web - open calendars then add calendar at the top. Choose holidays from the list and select the ones you want. if you want all on your default calendar, add thenm in outlook's file > options > calendar...
  11. Diane Poremsky

    Automatically accept "Empty Folders" prompt

    So you want it to just go ahead and empty, not ask? I'll check.
  12. Diane Poremsky

    Manage Add-ins (Remove Wunderlist)

    The orphaned addins cannot be removed by the end user - I have Microsoft's Outlook Contact Manager (among others) that I canno get rid of. I've spoken to Microsoft about it - specifically about not removing the addins when they are removed from the store. At this time there is no solution - they...
  13. Diane Poremsky

    Syncing Outlook & iPhone Calendars

    You need to add the outlook.com account to outlook desktop and move the calendar and contacts (and tasks) into the outlook.com folders then add the account to your phone. You don't need to use it for email - and on the phone, can turn off mail sync. (you'll see the inbox and mail folders in...
  14. Diane Poremsky

    Unable to extract text from an Outlook email message

    You are running it in Excel? This is the problem - Set olMail = Application.ActiveExplorer().Selection(1) you can try using Set olMail = Outlook.Application.ActiveExplorer().Selection(1) - if it doesn't work, try this: This should work - Dim olApp As Outlook.Application Dim olMail As...
  15. Diane Poremsky

    Original email text not shown when replying or forwarding the email.

    No, don't clear cookies. Was just wondering if that was why the dialog wasn't staying away.
  16. Diane Poremsky

    Original email text not shown when replying or forwarding the email.

    Microsoft has a bad history with 'don't show again' in the browser - but at least for this one, it I staying away for me. Are you clearing cookies or using ccleaner? it could prevent the 'don't show' option from sticking.
  17. Diane Poremsky

    Original email text not shown when replying or forwarding the email.

    I've seen a few people with this complaint and can't reproduce it. Are you using Conversation view or single messages? Click the gear icon - both should be on the quick settings panel. In Conversation view, there should be 3 dots in the lower left of the message window or double arrow in the...
  18. Diane Poremsky

    Comma Separated Values.ADR and A file error has occurred in the translator

    That's certainly possible. >> replace the country settings back into the Dutch ones << This is in Windows Settings, correct, not the excel setting, correct? (For the benefit of someone else who might find this.) I tried to import a CSV exported from google and yahoo for testing and they...
  19. Diane Poremsky

    Outlook on Android: after sharing / sending a news article, draft remains open. Why?

    Are you using a share link or copy and pasting the url into the message? The draft behavior is not unusual - but the window usually closes.
  20. Diane Poremsky

    Outlook creates a copie of every mail I send

    Do you have a rule set up to forward mail to that address? Look in Outlook.com's Settings (gear icon) > View all Outlook settings > Rules. In Outlook desktop, look for an "after sending" rule.
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