Article archive for 2004

Wednesday, December 1, 2004

Moving personal folders

This month, OutlookPower Magazine’s Answer Team at the San Diego Outlook User Group responds to a question on how to move personal folders from one system to another.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2004

Outlook 2000 bug: January 1, 2005

One of Outlook’s cool features is the ability to publish the calendar as a Web page by means of the Web page wizard. However, if you try this with a date after January 1, 2005 in Outlook 2000, you’ll have a problem. Read and Contributing Editor Diane Poremsky will fill you in on this little glitch.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2004

Tracking time with Outlook

Can Outlook help track actual time spent on activities, along with assigned tasks? Francine and the OutlookPower Answer Team show how you can use Outlook to track how much time is spent on individual tasks.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2004

Avoid Exchange Hell by using the C drive

In our last "Hell" article, we talked about how having multiple domain controllers can keep you out of Exchange Hell. There’s another tip that will also reduce your chances of going straight to Exchange Hell. This time, it involves installing Exchange on the C drive. Read to find out why.

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Monday, November 1, 2004

Help, my email won’t send!

The Microsoft newsgroups are seeing a growing number of complaints that Outlook 2003 won’t send email, with a few people reporting problems with Outlook 2002 as well. This problem is linked to Outlook add-ins that use the .Net Framework. Read on and Contributing Editor Diane Poremsky will tell you how to diagnose which add-in is causing the problem and how to remedy it.

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Monday, November 1, 2004

Automatic, updating email signatures

Randy Austin has lived in Alaska for five years now, and the most frequent inquiries he gets are in reference to the Arctic weather. Using a Visual Basic routine that he wrote, and the data from his neighbor’s home weather station, he has customized his email signature to include all of the weather information that people most frequently ask about.

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Monday, November 1, 2004

Printing Contact notes

Back again to pull you from the proverbial fires, Francine and the rest of the OutlookPower Answer Team have the solution to how you can print the Contact comments contained in your Outlook Calendar.

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Monday, November 1, 2004

Dealing with Outlook reminder pop-ups

The OutlookPower Answer Team has gotten quite a reception from you readers, with a lot of great questions coming in. In this piece, Francine and the team offer their advice on how to deal with those pesky pop-up reminders.

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Monday, November 1, 2004

Using FireFox as your default browser

With the many security vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer that have come to light recently, security experts are recommending that users switch to a different browser. As a result, many users have switched to Firefox, only to discover it didn’t work well with Outlook. This Powertip from Contributing Editor Diane Poremsky will help you get them playing nice together.

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Friday, October 1, 2004

Email the Google way

With no shortage of web-based email sites, some of them are fierce competition. Anybody that has kept up with modern day internet crazes will instantly recognize the name Gmail. Gmail is Google’s free, web-based email system, and has millions of people setting up shrines in its name. What does Gmail offer that these don’t? Take a look inside and found out what author David Silver has to say.

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