Delete all items on your calendar

The process of deleting removes all the items from your data file without making a backup. Warning:  The following steps will delete all items in your calendar, including holidays that are automatically added to the calendar. You can replace default Outlook holidays that are deleted during these steps, but all other calendar items will be […]

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Seeing Inbox Empty on Imap account

If you setup a new imap account on your computer and can access other email folders but the inbox is empty. This could help Some IMAP servers branch of all your folders from the Inbox folder. In that case, you’ll need to set the the “Root folder path” property in your account configuration. Finding out […]

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Send and Receive More or Less Frequently in Outlook 2013

If you like to have Outlook checking for new messages as often as possible, because it allows me to take action on new messages as quickly as possible. I do not notice a discernible slowdown of my computer as a result of more frequent checks, so I find it to be a helpful adjustment. But […]

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Obtain Office Version from Command Prompt

  One possible way of obtaining the current Windows Version and Microsoft Office version is to query the system registry entries using command line. To get the windows version using System registry , use the following command: reg query “HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion” /v “ProductName” This will give an output which can be parsed to get the […]

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How to Get Outlook Notifications for Important Emails Only

Microsoft thought they were being helpful when they set up notifications for new email. However, a constant barrage of notifications can also disrupt your train of thought. You can turn the notifications off completely, or–better yet–you can set up Outlook to only notify you about important emails. If you need to be responsive to certain people, such as […]

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How to import a pst file in Outlook

1. Open Outlook   2. Go to File – Open – Import.   3. Select Import from another program or file and click on Next.     4. Select Outlook Data File (.pst) and then click on Next.     5. Click on Browse.     6. Select the desired .pst backup file and then […]

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How to export an Outlook 2010 Emails to .pst file

Open Outlook 2010. Go to File – Open and then click on Import. Select Export to a file and then click Next. Select Outlook Data File (.pst) and then click on Next. Select the top-most folder, check the box Include subfolders and then click on Next. Click on the Browse button. Decide where you will […]

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How to Open Outlook in safe mode

When something isn’t working right with Outlook we often tell users to start Outlook in safe mode or using the /safe switch. This loads Outlook without many of the customization files and add-ins loaded. If Outlook works correctly in Safe mode, the problem is with one of your add-ins or customization files. You can use […]

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The location of the NK2 file of Outlook

The location of the NK2 AutoCompelete file created by Outlook might be different from one computer to another, depending on the operating system and the version of Outlook. Here’s the rules for finding the location of your NK2 file: For Outlook 2003/2007 with Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Server 2003: The location of the […]

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How to Backup and Restore Signatures in Outlook 2013

You’ve created several signatures that you use for various types of emails. Then, you get a new machine and have to set up Windows and all your programs again. However, you can easily preserve your signatures in Outlook and restore them to the new machine. Signatures are not stored in the .pst file Outlook uses […]

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