Outlook 2010 shared calendar in overlay mode always stays on top of my calendar

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After upgrading from Office 2007 to Office 2010, a shared calendar that I have in Outlook always stays on top of my calendar in overlay view after closing and opening Outlook.

I can bring my calendar to the front, but it will not stay persistent after closing Outlook, and reopening Outlook. I have tested this behavior on several different computers with Outlook 2010.

Guruprasad Ra

What is the email account type configured in outlook (POP3, IMAP, MAPI or an Exchange)?


Hi, I posted my question in the Exchange forums, and they recommended that I post my question here. Does anyone have any suggestions?



Did you ever find an answer to this? Got a user who has the exact same problem.




Hi Thomas,

No, I haven't found an answer for this problem. The couple of users who have upgraded to Office 2010 have learned to just live with the problem.


Thanks for the suggestion, however I actually want to leave the calendars in overlay mode. The problem is that the shared calendar always defaults to being on-top of my calendar. This behavior is different in Outlook 2010 than it was in Outlook 2007. In Outlook 2007 I could choose which calendar I wanted to remain on-top in overlay mode, even after I closed and reopened Outlook.
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