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Feb 15, 2008

Why Compact Outlook Data Files

Youre probably wondering, "What does it mean to compact Outlook data files, and why should I do it?" Let me tell you the story... Unless all your stuff lives on an Exchange server somewhere, your Outlook data is stored on your computer in one or more personal folders files, usually called .pst files. The .pst refers to the file extension assigned to these kinds of files. Anyway, every Outlook da...

Feb 08, 2008


OutlookFiller - Import .eml Files into Outlook! Import .msg files into Outlook. With OutlookFiller you can import rfc822 email files, and Outlook .msg message files directly into Outlook. If you have Outlook and a email files saved from an email program you used to use, OutlookFiller is the perfect utility for you. Version added TNEF import support plus minor improvements and bug fixes.

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Feb 04, 2008

Learn to narrow your search criteria for better searches in Outlook

The following table shows examples of searches you might find useful. The search query syntax, available when the Instant Search (Instant Search: A Search feature that provides search results quickly with word highlighting as you type. The Instant Search pane is always available in Mail, Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, Notes, Folder List, and Journal.) feature is enabled, follows this basic form: keywo...

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Jan 29, 2008

SpamWeed - anti-spam filter

SpamWeed is a junk mail filter for Outlook, Outlook Express or any other POP3 email client (Eudora, PocoMail etc.) It runs as a POP3 proxy on the local computer and filters emails before they are delivered to your email program. SpamWeed uses statistical technology and an auto-generated white list to manage your regular email and spam. The program can automatically configure Outlook Express, and o...

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Jan 25, 2008

GC Mass Responder

GC Mass Responder is an Outlook add-in utility that can be installed with Microsoft Outlook versions 2000 to 2007. It offers the following features: Allows you to create canned E-Mail response messages with attachments. Select multiple messages and send a canned message to all the selected recipients.

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Jan 23, 2008

InBoxer for Outlook

Award-winning Outlook spam filter removes spam while making sure you see the messages you need. The optional plug-ins remove spam stored remotely for the BlackBerry, Treo, and other hand-held devices. InBoxer Anti-Spam Filter automatically builds a custom filters for you based on your mail folders using Bayesian and other language-analysis techniques for better accuracy. No two installations are t...

Jan 22, 2008

Using OneNote with Microsoft Outlook: Additional Features and Limitations

Although this isn`t my main topic for today, I thought it worth mentioning that Microsoft recently released the first service pack for the Microsoft Office 2007 system. It includes more than 100 fixes to problems in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007. If you haven`t download it yet, make sure you do so and install it as soon as possible to keep your system up to date. You can download Office 2007 SP1 f...

Jan 16, 2008

Scalix adds Outlook features

Open source email company Scalix has released a new version of its mail server adding encryption support for Microsoft Outlook clients that eliminates the need for a VPN. The company said that Scalix 11.3 would also focus on supporting the newest version of Outlook, including SP1, and calendaring standards that will tie in clients from Apple, Mozilla and Thunderbird. Scalix also has added support ...

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Jan 11, 2008

Cloudmark Desktop for Outlook. Fully automatic anti-spam filter.

Cloudmark Desktop for Outlook is a fully automatic anti-spam and anti-phishing add-on for Outlook, that filters your email as it arrives in your Inbox and moves suspected spam into a designated spam folder, from where you can review it later or delete it. The filtering mechanism is based on the Cloudmark service, the largest community-based platform used to stop the plague of junk email and email ...

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Jan 09, 2008

Microsoft's Windows Home Server corrupts files

Microsoft Corp. has warned Windows Home Server users not to edit files stored on their backup systems with several of its programs, including Vista Photo Gallery and Offices OneNote and Outlook, as well as files generated by popular finance software such as Quicken and QuickBooks. "When you use certain programs to edit files on a home computer that uses Windows Home Server, the files may becom...