Outlook 2007 - drag drop email to Explorer

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rkmcswain

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Outlook version
Outlook 2007
Email Account
Exchange Server
Previously, using Windows XP and Office 2007, we could drag and drop an individual email message from Outlook to a directory in Windows Explorer and depending on the method, the email message would either MOVE or COPY.

Now we have upgraded some machines to Win7x64, using the same version of Office and no matter the method used, when you drag and drop an email message into a directory in Explorer, it will only make a COPY - it will not MOVE. This includes using the right click drag and drop method and choosing the MOVE option, and dragging while pressing SHIFT.

We want to drag and drop a message and have it MOVE.
 

Cathy Rhone

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Outlook version
Outlook 2013 32 bit
Email Account
Exchange Server 2010
In Outlook 2003 on Win7, it copies, not moves, so it sounds like a change in the OS, not Outlook. Sorry I'm not more help. Maybe someone else will know.
 
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