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Hi,

I'd like to be able to have customized buttons to create new email
messages from each account. For example, I have two accounts: a work
account and a personal account. Instead of creating "new mail message"
and then clicking "accounts" and selecting the email account from which
to send, I'd like to click a button in the main outlook window that says
something like "new mail using work account" or "new mail using personal
account". The button text would probably be shorter.

Thanks in advance.

Seth

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Hi,

I'd like to be able to have customized buttons to create new email messages from each account. For example, I have two accounts: a work account and a personal account. Instead of creating "new mail message" and then clicking "accounts" and selecting the email account from which to send, I'd like to click a button in the main outlook window that says something like "new mail using work account" or "new mail using personal account". The button text would probably be shorter.

Thanks in advance.

Seth

Hello everybody.
I am new here, and have been searching in old posts to find out how to solve my problem, but I failed.

In my Outlook 2003, I have two email accounts, each one have their own signature.

If I create a new email with default account, works fine. But choosing the second account (I put a button at toolbar = New mail using), I always get the signature from default account.

How can I get the right signature for each account ?

Note: In menu Tools >> Options >> Email format I have created signatures and setup looks ok.

Thank you.

Hi Brian,
I followed the steps you outlined below and all has gone well for the mail
folders - the standard set of Inbox, Sent, etc. was created. However, I
cannot detect any Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, etc. for the new profile, and so
can't copy from the old to the new. What am I missing here??? Thanks for your
help.

"Brian Tillman" wrote:
>
> Click Start>Control Panel, locate the Mail applet and run it. Click Data
> Files. Click Add. Select "Office Outlook Personal Folders File (.pst) and
> click OK. Browse to a folder (or accept the default). Gove the file a name
> (or accept the defaul0t. Click OK. Give the data file a display name
> (what will appear in the Navigation Pane as the root of the folder tree) or
> accept the default. Click OK. You have now created a new Unicode (new
> format) PST.
>
> Back at the Outlook Data Files dialogue, click Close, then in the mail
> applet again *whch should still be on your screen), click E-mail Accounts,
> then Next. At the bottom left, use the "Deliver new e-mail to the following
> location" drop-down and select the PST you just created. Click Finish, then
> Close.
>
> Now start Outlook. It will use your new PST as the default and create all
> of the default folders. They'll all be empty. Select the Folder List view
> of the Navigation Pane so you see these and your old folders as well. For
> all old folders that are NOT the default folders (if you have any),
> right-click the folder and drag it to the root (Outlook Today) of your new
> folder set. Release the button and choose Move or Copy, as you wish.
> Continue until all your NON-default faolders are copied.
>
> For each default folder, open the old folder and select all of the entries
> with CTRL-A. You may have to click on one entry first before CTRL-A will
> work and you will have to change the calendar's view to a table view like By
> Category. Then right-click the selection and drag it to the corresponding
> new folder or click Edit>Copy to Folder, specifying the new corresponding
> folder as the destination.
>
> When you have copied all old folders or their contents, you can right-click
> the old PST root and choose Close. You should now have a properly
> configured Outlook.
> --
> Brian Tillman

I run Outlook 2007 in a hosted Exchange environment. I have a few POP
accounts set up so I can send mail "from" whatever I choose to show others
since I represent a couple different companies. For my convenience, I've
created Outlook Signatures for each POP account, with full contact info
(company, address, etc).

Sometimes I want the signature in there, and sometimes I don't. Therefore, I
like the control of being able to go in and manually select a signature from
the icons at the top of my screen, which I've been in the habit of doing from
using Outlook 2003. I'm also in the habit of always manually selecting which
account I want to send from (I put an Account button on the toolbar in 2003;
it's default in 2007).

I'm in the habit of the following procedure:

1. Write my email message.

2. Choose the Signature to have it insert at the bottom.

3. Choose the Account to have it send from.

4. Hit Send.

I'm encountering a very annoying and now potentially very problematic issue
here, now that I've moved from Outlook 2003 to Outlook 2007.

Depending on what "format" or "mode" Outlook is doing the message in, such
as I guess HTML vs plan text or what have you (I can't attribute this
intermittence to anything else), sometimes after I selected the Signature and
watched it get inserted at the bottom of the message, where I placed it, when
I then select the Account to send from it removes the signature I just
inserted!

I can go back in and then manually insert the signature again, and as long
as I don't select the Account again, it will stay there. But if I do select
the Account again, it will be removed again.

This is annoying enough. But now it's becoming a danger to my business as
well. I have certain emails that really must have my contact info in the
closing, and in some cases there are Notices/Disclaimers at the bottom of my
Signature that are extremely important.

I've been dealing with this nonsense for awhile and yet I still find that
sometimes I fail to remember to double-triple-quadruple-check, after choosing
the Account, to see if it removed my Signature yet again. It's my habit, out
of prudence, to choose the Account right before hitting Send, in a one-two
movement. I will not be able to reliably get into s new habit of "never"
hitting Account "after" choosing Signature.

And I shouldn't have to. I should be able to manually insert a signature and
have it stay there regardless of which Account I choose.

Yes, I have tried to set up Signatures in such a way that the appropriate
Signature goes with the appropriate account. But that doesn't seem to work
well at all. It STILL sometimes removes my signature after I manually
selected it if I subsequently select Account -- even if the signature is the
one associated to that account for new messages!

Oh, maybe I need to put it in for replies as well. I didn't try that. Again,
it's not logical for me to do that since most of the time I won't insert the
signature in a reply. But to have it stick once I manually selected it, if I
then choose Account, I guess it has to be the "default" selection in the
Signatures setup as well.

This is REALLY REALLY annoying to deal with.

Even if I set the defaults to None for all cases, it still wants to remove
the signature I manually inserted if I then select an Account and it's not
associated.

That's just plain stupid.

And is not only annoying but is now causing be problems in business
relationships.

I don't see any way to tell Outlook to mind its own business and leave it
alone if I tell it "this" signature and then tell it "this" account.

But that's what I need to tell it.

How do I do that?

Please tell me there's a way.

Posted this in an old (29 June) thread, but thought it might be better
to create a new one, as the 'solution' in that thread doesn't work
here...

Outlook 2003 (11.8118.8132) SP2
Windows XP Pro SP2
all updated daily via "Automatic Updates"

Two POP3 accounts set up in Outlook. Using the "Test Account
Settings..." button shows no errors, and a network sniffer (Ethereal)
shows what looks like good traffic to the servers (POP3 and SMTP, for
both accounts).

Actually attempting to retrieve messages from the POP3 servers via F9
(Tools -> Send/Receive -> Send/Receive All) results in this error for
both accounts:
Task '****** - Receiving' reported error (0x800408FC) : 'The server
name you entered can not be found on the network (it might be down
temporarily). Please verify that you are online and that the server
name is correct.'

where is the "Mail Account Name".

This occurs for both accounts, and also happens for each account
individually if I only have one account configured.

When the above error is displayed, Ethereal has captured *NO* network
traffic.

I have tried, with no discernable effects:
* Replace POP3/SMTP server names with explicit IP addresses
* Delete / re-create the accounts, one at a time and together
* Delete old / create new Outlook.PST file (in the default location)
* Uninstall / re-install Office 2003

Outlook Express 6, with exactly the same account settings (i.e. the
same that work in the "Test Account Settings..." function in Outlook
2003) works just fine. It can send via SMTP and receive via POP3.

Additionally, Outlook 2003 can *SEND* via SMTP. One of my accounts has
the same server and username/password settings for both POP3 and SMTP.
Outlook 2003 will happily send messages via that account. It will also
send messages on the second account, whose SMTP and POP3 servers are
different.

I've verified that no "SSL" or "Secure Password Authentication"
settings are enabled in Outlook 2003 (the Ethereal captures in the
"Test Account Settings" function show my usernames and passwords in
clear text). If this was the problem, I'd expect some network traffic
before failure.

Any ideas?

At present, I'm forced to retrieve mail with Outlook Express, move
messages into a "TransferToOutlook" folder there, use Outlook 2003 to
import from Outlook Express, then perform any reply/organization tasks
in Outlook 2003. This is, clearly, sub-optimal.

-Don

I am using Outlook2000
I have 2 email addresses (eg):

I have just spent the last several days working with Comcast on a problem
that they cannot figure out. Because neither of us probably wants to
reinvent the wheel, I am going to cut and paste the germaine portions of our
interactions so that you can see where we have been and suggest solutions.

I1. really need someone's help. I finally had had it with Incredimail
which I had been using to download my e-mail, so uninstalled it and proceeded
to try to get Outlook 2002 to download my e-mail. No matter what I try, it
won't do it! I had no problems getting Incredimail to download - it was
other issues which were the problem - so I know that it is possible. I have
tried everything. I can log on using my password and read my mail in Comcast
Mail, so I don't think that it's a password problem. Any ideas? I am really
frustrated.

Thanks in advance, Dan

Their first response:

Are you using any incarnation of Norton Internet Security? If so, the
Symantec/Norton folks have an article about problems like this, so their
suggestions should be attempted first. They have a troubleshooting routine
you can run from that webpage. If that fails, they suggest removing and
reinstalling Norton.

To set up Outlook, follow these instructions step-by-step:

1. choose Tools
2. choose E-mail Accounts
3. choose "View or change existing e-mail account"
4. choose Next
5. click on your Comcast account to highlight it
6. choose Change
7. enter Your Name (whatever you want to appear on your messages)
8. enter E-mail Address (your full Comcast email address)
9. Incoming mail server is mail.comcast.net
10. Outgoing mail server is smtp.comcast.net
11. enter User Name (your Comcast user ID, the part before "
in your email address)
12. enter Password
13. check "Remember password"
14. make sure “Logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)” is NOT
checked
15. choose More Settings
16. go to the Outgoing Server tab
17. check “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”
18. choose “Use same settings as my incoming mail server”
19. go to the Advanced tab
20. check both boxes for “This server requires an SSL-secured connection”
21. change port number to 465 for outgoing, 995 for incoming
22. bump up the Server Timeouts slider to the high end
23. Click OK, Next, Finish

Turn off whatever email scanning your anti-virus package is doing. Comcast
already scans incoming email for viruses, and your outgoing email isn’t going
to be infected unless your machine is already infected, so there’s no point
checking it all the time.

On your firewall, make sure ports 465 and 995 aren’t blocked (if the
software will let you do that).

Don't bother with the "Test" function in Outlook - it often fails for no
particular reason.

Exit from Outlook, then make sure it isn't still running in the background.
Hit CTRL-ALT-DEL, go to the Processes tab, and kill any occurrences of
OUTLOOK.EXE before launching Outlook again.

2.
The plot thickens. I finally logged onto my Comcast e-mail account directly
and discovered that all of the test messages I have been sending from the
Outlook set-up dropdown (toolse-mail accountsview or change/add new
accountchangeinternet and mail settings) area have been getting through.
It is not the outgoing which is causing me problems, it is the incoming.
Making it worse is the fact that Outlook Express which I just tried downloads
my emails from Comcast just fine - ao I am wondering if it is the whole
firewall issue. (While I wait for other ideas, I am going to try again what
you mentioned above.)

If I could figure out how to do so, I would even download screenshots of all
the above settings so you could help me figure this out. It is maddening! I
am getting requests from other Outlook users in my office for meetings that
are supposed to work with the calendar function in Outlook to schedule
meetings and I cannot even download them.

Any ideas?

Thanks, Dan

---------------------

Well, I tried what you mentioned to do under your first reply. Made certain
that every setting was correct. Did every step. Even thought that I'd found
the problem - I had spelled "SMTP" as "STMP" in one place. All to no avail.
It is weird. Express works just fine - ingoing and outgoing - but regular
Outlook continues to give me the message "The operation failed" no matter
what I do. HELP!!!!! Is there any way of importing Express's settings into
regular Outlook?

Message Edited by RevMoose on 10-06-200610:08 AM

Message Edited by RevMoose on 10-06-200610:10 AM

Their response:

RevMoose, all I can suggest is to double and triple-checking the settings
I've laid out. There aren't any "better" ones. If you are, in fact, having
a firewall problem, the way to find out is to turn the built-in WinXP
firewall ON (it never interferes with email), and go into whatever other
firewall you're using, and disable it. You may need to reboot to get the
other firewall to shut down completely (once you've told it not to run on
startup).

3. Forgive what must sound like a very silly question. How do I determine
wht firewalls I have operating on my system? I know that XPs is loaded. I
also have Norton Anti-virus installed and don't know if it has a firewall
function. Also, I have a wireless network which connects my wife and my
computer (hardwired) and my laptop (wireless). I think that there may be a
firewall that is part of that network thingamajig but I have no idea where to
go to discover all of this.

Thanks in advance for all of your help with this.

Dan

If you have just Norton Antivirus, that does not include a firewall. If you
have the whole Norton Internet Security suite, on the other hand, there's a
firewall in there. To find out, there will be one or more icons for Norton
down in the system tray, in the lower right corner. Double-click on each one
you see and just do a little looking around. If there's only one icon, one
that looks like a little yellow computer terminal, that's just the antivirus
part. That, by the way, is where you would go to shut off the antivirus
scanning of your messages (it's unnecessary) - double-click on that icon, and
look for a place to change the email settings (I haven't seen it in a while,
so I can't give you better instructions than that, I'm afraid).

Your wireless network includes a type of firewall (the router acts as a
firewall), but it's very unlikely to be the source of your problems. In
fact, if Outlook Express can retrieve the messages, but Outlook can't, that
pretty much rules out firewall interference, since those two email clients
usually react the same way to a firewall - they either both work, or they
both fail.

Remember, too, that if you've run Outlook Express, it has downloaded all
your waiting messages to its inbox, so they're no longer sitting on the
server, waiting to be picked up. So, if you now launch Outlook, there are no
undelivered messages for it to fetch. You'll need to send yourself some test
messages (don't use the "test" function in Outlook - just address a message
to yourself and send it).

Their responses:

RevMoose,

Since you mentioned that your email works with Outlook Express but not with
Outlook, this should mean that your wireless router (the networking device
you use) is not blocking you - unless it has some feature to block certain
applications which most of the residential routers will not do by default
without you setting up a certain rule in the router setup.

As for firewalls on your computer, you mention that you are using Norton -
look down in the lower-right corner of your computer screen where the time is
displayed and find the icon that represents your Norton program and
double-click on it. This should open the main control panel for norton.
Look around on the control panel to see what features it has enabled on it.
If it is Norton System Works, you should see some information or links within
here for firewall controls that you can enable/disable. But if you have just
Norton Antivirus, you will likely see no links for firewall controls.

But you may want to try simply opening Outlook first, go into
Tools-Accounts-View/Change Accounts and just delete your Comcast account
that you created here. Once it is deleted, try closing Outlook next, then
re-launch Outlook so you get a fresh start. Then go back to the
Tools-Accounts and try adding your Comcast account back in. Once you have
it added back in correctly (use this FAQ if you need assistance re-creating
it), give it a try to see if you can retreive your emails without errors. If
you still get the same error, go back through EarlyOut's suggestions above to
see if this clears out things. The goal here is to simply re-create the
account in case Outlook has corrupted your earlier setup.

Jason, you mentioned in your post above

"If it is Norton System Works, you should see some information or links
within here for firewall controls that you can enable/disable. But if you
have just Norton Antivirus, you will likely see no links for firewall
controls."

Norton System Works DOES NOT have the firewall included in it, but it does
include Norton Antivirus.
If the poster has Norton Internet Security Suite, the firewall and antivirus
are both included with this.
Norton also makes their firewall and antivirus as stand-alone programs.

4. Jason,

Is there a way that I can e-mail you some screen shots so that you can see
what is happening? I am really frustrated! I am reasonably computer
literate, but this is really bugging me. I feel that Microsoft has just
**bleep** things up again and I don't know what to do about it. I am not
about to pay Redmond $35.00 per call to have them tell me that they don't
know what the problem is. I have just spent the last hour trying to find out
how to completely remove Outlook and to try a fresh install to see if that
works. I have searched the MS knowledge base and there is plenty of info on
how to remove Express, but nothing for Outlook. Now I know that my wife is
probably correct when I am looking for something in the refrigerator that I
can look right at something and not see it (a common malady for us males I am
told), but this is getting really frustrating. Almost enough to make the
pastor (which I am) start swearing!

I am willing to try a fresh install if I need to. I would even uninstall
all of office and reinstall it if I thought that it wouldn't destroy all of
my files in the process. Can you please help me. That lousy little
"Operation not completed" message is really getting on my nerves. Like I
said earlier, Outlook Express downloads Comcast's mail just fine - but
Outlook just refuses. I have reconfigured using all of the advice found here
and elsewhere at least 25 times (I am not exaggerating) to no avail. Outlook
sends messages to both Comcast and Gmail fine - but anything incoming is an
impossibility. I should be working on a sermon for this weekend but I am
stuck working on this. PLEEEEEEEZE help me.

Thanks, Dan

I don't know what the "bleep" is for. I used a word for what you do with a
screwdriver, in the past tense, to describe what Microsoft did and I don't
think of that as profanity. Oh well . . .

Message Edited by RevMoose on 10-06-200612:14 PM

Uninstalling Microsoft Office will not destroy your files-they will remain
on your computer-you just won't be able to read any of them until you
re-install Office.
If you want to uninstall, Start Menu/Control Panel/Add Remove Programs.
Find the Office Entry, uninstall.
After it's removed, go to your C drive, Program Files, and if Office folder
is still there, delete it. Start with a clean slate.
As for a screen shot, that's an easy thing to do.
When what you want to take a shot of appears, hit PrtScn on your keyboard.
Then from Start Menu/All Programs/Accessories/Paint. (You can also use word
or word pad)
When Paint opens, Edit at the top,then Paste.
After it's pasted, File/Save As.
If you have more than one screen, you will have to do each one individually.

Note: Before uninstalling Office, make sure to save any mail that is in
Outlook to your hard drive. Also save your address book. Once it's
uninstalled, those will disappear. Make sure to back up accounts for other
users of your computer who check mail with it.

PS. There are times in life that would make a saint swear, driving and
computer problems are 2 that come to mind.

Message Edited by Queen-Evie on 10-06-200602:38 PM

Queeni-Evie,

Thanks for your help. My problem is not capturing a screen shot - I have a
great little program called "Snag-It" that does that easily. My problem is
that nowhere on the Comcast Forum message screen is there the ability to
place a PNG or JPEG in a message or attach it. You can link to a picture on
the web or another site using the picture icon, but there is nowhere where
you can link to a picture on your own hard drive and the program will not
allow you to cut and paste it into the body of the message. It would be
handy when trying to get help here on the forum to be able to do so.

I am trying the removal of Office as we speak.

Thanks again, Dan

Message Edited by RevMoose on 10-06-200612:44 PM

RevMoose,

Go ahead and take a screenshot and save the file on your computer. When
this is done, go to www.imageshack.us, click the Browse button and find your
image file, then press the Host it button. When the page changes, you should
see 5 different boxes with URLs in them - copy the contents of the last box
(labeled "Direct link to image"). Then come back here to the forums and
start a new post. When composing the post, click on the image button in the
toolbar that you mentioned above and paste the URL you just copied and press
Ok. Your screenshot should now be visible in your forum post.

6. Well, I removed Office completely and reinstalled it. When I did,
Outlook came up with all of the same settings and the e-mail that existed was
in the same folders which were also there. I may try it again. How do I
remove those files (settings for Outlook, etc. from my computer after I
remove Office so that the same things do not reappear?

Thanks, Dan

Their response:

Outlook stores everything, and I do mean everything, in a file called
outlook.pst. It's usually buried many layers down in an obscure directory on
the C: drive, so you might have to search for it. If you delete it, however,
be aware that will take everything with it - settings, address book,
messages, folders, etc., in short, everything you see currently in Outlook.

(My outlook.pst is at c:documents and settingsownerlocal
settingsapplication datamicrosoftoutlook, but that can vary with the way
you've got WinXP set up.)

8. I then posted screen shots of each page of the Outlook e-mail set up
screens which I apparently am unable to do here. (I would be happy to either
send those to whoever is willing to help me, or send liks to Image Shack)
with the message: Okay,

Where have I gone astray?

Their response:

Your settings all look fine, but I notice that your Comcast account is not
set as the default. Could it be, simply, that when Outlook does its
send/receive cycle, it's only checking your default account, the gmail one?
Try making the Comcast account the default. Then go do some poking around
under Tools, Send/Receive Settings, Define Send/Receive Groups, and make sure
your Comcast account is included in the normal process.

9. Dear Early Out,

I got so frustrated I gave up for a while. Now I am ready to tackle this
thing one more time.

If I delete Outlook.pst will the program then recreate it and allow me to
make new settings, or do I need to reinstall Outlook at that point.

Thanks, Dan

10. Okay, so I got tired of waiting and eliminated every instance of
Outlook.pst on my computer - even looked in the hidden files and eliminated
it there. I still have all my contacts, my settings, etc. when I open
Outlook. What do I do now?

Thanks, Dan

Their response:

Instead of going through all of this, just delete your Comcast account in
Outlook, and start over (this will not delete your Comcast account with
Comcast!). Go through the instructions, step-by-step, carefully. I'm sure
you're missing some small piece of the puzzle, like entering something
slightly wrong, but without looking over your shoulder, I can't tell what it
is.

11.Done it already at least three times - to no avail. I have even
completely wiped Office off my computer and reinstalled it and that didn't
work. As you are able to note by the screen shots I sent, I have everything
right that anyone can see. I would love to wipe whatever files contain my
settings completely off my computer (it is obvious that eliminating Outlook
in an Office removal does not take the data files) and start over. Something
is lurking back in the bowels of my memory and refusing to turn loose of
this. Any ideas?

Dan

As you can see, I am getting really frustrated and could really use some
help! Short of completely reformating my hard drive and starting all over
with a clean slate, is there any way to wipe out whatever settings are
lurking around there and keeping me from just receiving e-mail in Outlook.
This shouldn't be rocket science.

I cannot affort MS's customer support rates and am desparate for some help.

Thanks in advance,

Dan

Hi people!

I have this problem with Outlook 2007. I have 15 e-mails addresses in
my outlook, but i can´t create the rules for send all the received
mails to each emails folder.
Example:
I want to create a simple rule that move all the e-mail that i get
from " to the folder "Inbox/

Posted this in an old (29 June) thread, but thought it might be better
to create a new one, as the 'solution' in that thread doesn't work
here...

Outlook 2003 (11.8118.8132) SP2
Windows XP Pro SP2
all updated daily via "Automatic Updates"

Two POP3 accounts set up in Outlook. Using the "Test Account
Settings..." button shows no errors, and a network sniffer (Ethereal)
shows what looks like good traffic to the servers (POP3 and SMTP, for
both accounts).

Actually attempting to retrieve messages from the POP3 servers via F9
(Tools - Send/Receive - Send/Receive All) results in this error for
both accounts:
Task '****** - Receiving' reported error (0x800408FC) : 'The server
name you entered can not be found on the network (it might be down
temporarily). Please verify that you are online and that the server
name is correct.'

where ****** is the "Mail Account Name".

This occurs for both accounts, and also happens for each account
individually if I only have one account configured.

When the above error is displayed, Ethereal has captured *NO* network
traffic.

I have tried, with no discernable effects:
* Replace POP3/SMTP server names with explicit IP addresses
* Delete / re-create the accounts, one at a time and together
* Delete old / create new Outlook.PST file (in the default location)
* Uninstall / re-install Office 2003

Outlook Express 6, with exactly the same account settings (i.e. the
same that work in the "Test Account Settings..." function in Outlook
2003) works just fine. It can send via SMTP and receive via POP3.

Additionally, Outlook 2003 can *SEND* via SMTP. One of my accounts has
the same server and username/password settings for both POP3 and SMTP.
Outlook 2003 will happily send messages via that account. It will also
send messages on the second account, whose SMTP and POP3 servers are
different.

I've verified that no "SSL" or "Secure Password Authentication"
settings are enabled in Outlook 2003 (the Ethereal captures in the
"Test Account Settings" function show my usernames and passwords in
clear text). If this was the problem, I'd expect some network traffic
before failure.

Any ideas?

At present, I'm forced to retrieve mail with Outlook Express, move
messages into a "TransferToOutlook" folder there, use Outlook 2003 to
import from Outlook Express, then perform any reply/organization tasks
in Outlook 2003. This is, clearly, sub-optimal.

-Don

Check your folder views.

Make sure you have the Advanced toolbar enabled.

Click the drop down for views.
Select Define Views.

Select the view you want (most likly Messages)the click the reset button.

Von Willis wrote:

Outlook email received but not showing in the inbox
22-Mar-09

RE: New email messages not showing in the inbox of outlook
NOTE: they can usually be viewed if the "view unread messages" tab is clicked

***********************************
Quick Fix to Emails not Showing Up
***********************************

Chances are the user has changed the "View" Properties for Outlook and its very easy to correct:

Go to the [view] then [current view] then select [messages] to allow the messages to show up without the preview lines. If the user wants the preview under the messages select the second one [messages with preview].

This should correct most of the issues with messages not showing up.

If that doesn?t help try doing a ?Repair? on your Outlook 2003/2007:
In 2003, go to the HELP menu and select DETECT AND REPAIR. In 2007, go to the HELP menu and select OFFICE DIAGNOSTICS. Each of these will run through a check of your Office install and could potentially fix issues that you are having. The results could vary so be sure to read through the recommendations/results carefully.

If all else fails then try creating a new mail user profile:

There have been quite a few instances where creating a new Mail Profile will solve the issues that you are having. This has worked for me a few times and with others when I was helping them on their computers. Here is how you create a new Profile:
1. Go to Control Panels and select MAIL
2. Within the Mail panel, select ?Show Profiles??
3. Under the Profiles area, you will most likely only see one Profile (e.g., ?Outlook?) unless you have done one before.
4. Select the ?Prompt for a profile to be used? selection. Then click ?Add??
5. Type in the name for your new Profile. I usually recommend that you put in some sort of date stamp so that you know when you created your profile.
6. What pops up next really depends on your setup. If you are part of a Microsoft Exchange/Active Directory environment, you may have some thing defaulted. In other cases (and depending on the version of Outlook you are using), you will be prompted to enter other information. One way or another, you have to enter in your Account settings for the email address you are trying to set up. You just need to go through it until you are done with your profile. Make yourself a cup of tea or coffee while you wait for your settings to populate.
7. After that, test out your new profile. NOTE: if you are remotely working, it may take a while for all of your email to fully download.

Another little tip: once you confirm that your profile is working, just change the selection from ?Prompt for a profile? to ?Always use this profile?.
That?s it!

Hope that helps!

Previous Posts In This Thread:

On Wednesday, October 29, 2008 8:13 AM
derek.er wrote:

New EMail not showing in Inbox but showing in Unread Mail...
I've seen discussions of similar problems here... but no solution yet.

One of our computers is having this problem and it's a major inconvenience:

Running Outlook 2007, with POP/SMTP mail server connection, only 1 e-mail
address.

New mail is downloaded from the mail server to Outlook. If I use the Unread
Meal search folder I can see the messages and I can see from the In Folder
column that these messages are actually in the Inbox. However they do not
appear in the Inbox view.

I have double-checked the Inbox view: no filters are set, and I have reset
the view more than once. They do not appear.

If I click on the Inbox, where the message does not appear, but I search for
some text which I know is in the Subject by entering that text in the search
field then the message appears in the search result. I remove the search
criteria, my full Inbox displays, and the messages are not shown.

If I go to Unread Mail, open a message, close that message and go back to
Inbox now the message appears... as read.

My user is now constantly having to click between Unread Mail to see any new
mail and Inbox to see any previously received mail. She can not see
everything in one place and has only just discovered that she has not seen
all of her mail properly for days.

I have tried running Outlook with the /cleanviews switch. This presents
different views but still the same problem.

It appears to me from reading some of the forum threads that I am not alone.

Does anyone have any suggestions or possible solutions???

Thank you in advance.

On Wednesday, October 29, 2008 8:36 AM
Roady [MVP] wrote:

It would still assume that you have your view set to "Unread Messages in This
It would still assume that you have your view set to "Unread Messages in
This Folder". Verify that it is set to "Messages".

Additionally, run scanpst.exe against the pst-file to check it for errors.

--
Robert Sparnaaij [MVP-Outlook]
Coauthor, Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003
http://www.howto-outlook.com/
Outlook FAQ, HowTo, Downloads, Add-Ins and more

http://www.msoutlook.info/
Real World Questions, Real World Answers

-----

"DCEFrance" wrote in message
news:[email protected]..

On Wednesday, October 29, 2008 10:54 AM
derek.er wrote:

Thank you for your prompt reply.
Thank you for your prompt reply.

I have tried the views "Messages" and "Messages with Auto-Preview".

I will try running SCANPST and revert...

"Roady [MVP]" wrote:

On Wednesday, October 29, 2008 2:40 PM
Brian Tillman [MVP - Outlook] wrote:

Re: New EMail not showing in Inbox but showing in Unread Mail...
Have you made sure you are sorting on Received and not on some other column?
--
Brian Tillman [MVP-Outlook]

On Saturday, November 15, 2008 4:07 PM
Deuce_IT wrote:

Re: New EMail not showing in Inbox but showing in Unread Mail...
On Oct 29, 7:13=A0am, DCEFrance wrote:
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Click on Tools, then Trust Center...

On the left-hand side, select Add-Ins, then at the bottom, ensure
Manage: "COM Add-Ins" is selected, and click Go...

I would remove any add-ins from any 3rd party vendors...ESPECIALLY the
iTunes Add-in for Outlook. Chances are, any "Microsoft" add-ins are
not going to give any issues. Once they're removed, click OK.

Restart Outlook, test, and lemme know if that helped...

On Thursday, November 27, 2008 1:33 PM
Uncleant wrote:

RE: New EMail not showing in Inbox but showing in Unread Mail...
"DCEFrance" wrote:

On Thursday, November 27, 2008 1:39 PM
Uncleant wrote:

For what it's worth, I have a similar problem on my new Tosh laptop running
For what it's worth, I have a similar problem on my new Tosh laptop running
Vista Home Premium and Office 2007. All incoming mails appear fine in Unread
mail folder but only some intially appear in the Inbox (in bold as unread).
As soon as I have selected them in the Unread foler they appear in the Inbox
as read and I have no further problems. It's annoying but as far as I can
tell, no emails go missing once I have read them in the Unread folder. This
started happening a couple or so weeks ago - it was fine before. The problem
is not apprent on my Dell desktop running Windows XP SP3 and Office 2007
which downloads exactly the same emails from my POP servers. As they say in
the classics, 'go figure' - though I do wish Microsoft would!!

"DCEFrance" wrote:

On Sunday, March 22, 2009 11:12 AM
Von Willis wrote:

Outlook email received but not showing in the inbox
RE: New email messages not showing in the inbox of outlook
NOTE: they can usually be viewed if the "view unread messages" tab is clicked

***********************************
Quick Fix to Emails not Showing Up
***********************************

Chances are the user has changed the "View" Properties for Outlook and its very easy to correct:

Go to the [view] then [current view] then select [messages] to allow the messages to show up without the preview lines. If the user wants the preview under the messages select the second one [messages with preview].

This should correct most of the issues with messages not showing up.

If that doesn?t help try doing a ?Repair? on your Outlook 2003/2007:
In 2003, go to the HELP menu and select DETECT AND REPAIR. In 2007, go to the HELP menu and select OFFICE DIAGNOSTICS. Each of these will run through a check of your Office install and could potentially fix issues that you are having. The results could vary so be sure to read through the recommendations/results carefully.

If all else fails then try creating a new mail user profile:

There have been quite a few instances where creating a new Mail Profile will solve the issues that you are having. This has worked for me a few times and with others when I was helping them on their computers. Here is how you create a new Profile:
1. Go to Control Panels and select MAIL
2. Within the Mail panel, select ?Show Profiles??
3. Under the Profiles area, you will most likely only see one Profile (e.g., ?Outlook?) unless you have done one before.
4. Select the ?Prompt for a profile to be used? selection. Then click ?Add??
5. Type in the name for your new Profile. I usually recommend that you put in some sort of date stamp so that you know when you created your profile.
6. What pops up next really depends on your setup. If you are part of a Microsoft Exchange/Active Directory environment, you may have some thing defaulted. In other cases (and depending on the version of Outlook you are using), you will be prompted to enter other information. One way or another, you have to enter in your Account settings for the email address you are trying to set up. You just need to go through it until you are done with your profile. Make yourself a cup of tea or coffee while you wait for your settings to populate.
7. After that, test out your new profile. NOTE: if you are remotely working, it may take a while for all of your email to fully download.

Another little tip: once you confirm that your profile is working, just change the selection from ?Prompt for a profile? to ?Always use this profile?.
That?s it!

Hope that helps!

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Microsoftelearning Outlook 2007 Course #5437 step-by-step instructions not working for me. Requested assistance to follow step-by-step "demonstration" instructions. MS Elearning "Technicians" at 1-800-636-7544 don't have Office 2007 on their computers and are not familiar with Office 2007 programs. They can only refer problems with course itself to their developers. Following step-by-step instructions that don't work "is not their problem." Here is my issue:

I am attempting to follow Course #5437 instructions under the heading "Creating Additional Email Profiles." I would copy the instructions here, but it is too long. I will see if there is a way to add an attachment to this request for assistance. If I can't, I will post another thread....Crapola! No way to attach file...Here are the instructions 3pp. long. If this works, will attempt to explain what happens when I follow these instructions. If I don't have enough space here, will continue issue in another thread...Beam me up, Scottie!...MS Course#5437 instructions:

Transcript

In the same way that multiple users of a computer can have individual user profiles, you can have more than one e-mail profile on a computer. Because e-mail profiles are stored in the Windows registry, you can create profiles from Windows instead of Outlook 2007, by using Control Panel.

By default, Control Panel displays its contents in the Control Panel Home view.

To access the Mail icon, you need to switch to the Classic View.

Apart from setting up profiles, the Mail Setup dialog box also provides you the option to set up e-mail accounts and data files.

The Mail dialog box lists the e-mail profiles created on your computer under your Windows user account. The Outlook 2007 profile listed here was created when you configured Outlook 2007 for the first time.

Remember that you cannot rename an Outlook profile. To work with a different profile name, you must create a new profile. The Add New E-mail Account wizard is launched when you click OK in the New Profile dialog box.

You will have to manually configure the server settings for the wizard to connect to an Exchange Server account that is associated with the profile.

On the Choose E-mail Service page you can specify the type of e-mail account you want to connect to. In this exercise, you are connecting to an Exchange Server account.

The address of the server running Exchange Server is provided to you by your System Administrator. You need to enter this information in the wizard.

You also need to specify the name of the mailbox that has been set up by the Administrator.

When you click Check Name, the wizard attempts to establish a connection with the domain and check whether the name is valid. To enable the wizard to connect to the domain, you will need to provide an appropriate user name and password.

After the wizard validates the user name you have provided, it provides the display name of the mailbox in the User Name box.

After you exit the wizard, the new profile appears in the Mail dialog box.

You can either configure Outlook 2007 to prompt you for a profile each time you launch the program, or you can set a default profile from Control Panel.

With the current settings, when you start Outlook 2007, you will be prompted to select a profile to log on with. You must exit Outlook 2007 to access another profile.

To prevent the Choose Profile dialog box from appearing in the future, open the Mail dialog box from Control Panel, select a profile from the list, and then click Always use this profile. To use a different profile, you will need to return to Control Panel, and then select the appropriate profile in the Mail dialog box.

If you select the Personal profile, the Connect to denver.cohovineyard.com dialog box appears. You will need to specify the user name and password with which Outlook will connect to the server hosting your e-mail account.

Demonstrated procedure

Creating Additional Outlook 2007 ProfilesTo open Control Panel, on the taskbar, click theStart button, and then click Control Panel.To view Control Panel icons, in the left pane, clickClassic View. To open theMail Setup – Outlook dialog box, in Control Panel, double-click theMail icon. To open theMail dialog box, in the Mail Setup - Outlook dialog box, click theShow Profiles button. To open theNew Profile dialog box, in the Mail dialog box, click theAdd button. In theNew Profile dialog box, type a name for the profile and then clickOK. To manually configure the server settings of the e-mail account that the profile will connect to, on theAuto Account Setup page, select the Manually configure server settings or additional server types check box, and then clickNext. To specify the type of e-mail account, on theChoose E-mail Service page, click Microsoft Exchange and then clickNext. To specify the address of the server running Exchange Server, on theMicrosoft Exchange settings page, in the Microsoft Exchange server box, typedenver.cohovineyard.com. To specify a user name and open theConnect to denver.cohovineyard.com dialog box, in the Microsoft Exchange Settings page, in theUser Name box, type Christian and click Check Name. To log on to the server running Exchange Server, in theConnect to Denver.cohovineyard.com dialog box, in the User Name box, typeDenverChristian, in the Password box, type Pa$$w0rd and then click OK. After the user name in theUser Name box in the Microsoft Exchange Settings page is replaced by the display name that is underlined, clickNext. On theCongratulations page, click Finish. In theMail dialog box, ensure that Prompt for a profile to be used is selected, and then clickOK. To start Outlook 2007, on the taskbar, click theStart button and point to All Programs. Click Microsoft Office, and then click Microsoft Office Outlook 2007.In theChoose Profile dialog box, in the Profile Name list, select the profile of your choice, and then clickOK. To log on to the server running Exchange Server, in theConnect to Denver.cohovineyard.com dialog box, in the User Name box, typeDenverchristian, in the Password box, type Pa$$w0rd and then click OK.

 Holy lizards! It worked! Here's my issue andquestions:

Got my Outlook 2007 to work with Earthlink DSL. I also have "hotmail" email account which I like better because it is easier to use and comes with all kinds of features and options. I have been told that "hotmail" uses Microsoft Exchange server.

This may be thefirst issue: I call it the "Me, Jane, computer primative" issue. I am using my primitive computer logic, but please bear with me:

After setting up my first Outlook 2007 email account, I attempted to "add an additional email account" in Outlook 2007 using the following Elearning Course #5437 instructions entitled "Creating an Additional Email Account":

You can manage your business and personal e-mail by adding multiple e-mail accounts to a single e-mail profile. Outlook 2007 supports the following e-mail accounts:

Exchange Server: In an organization that uses Microsoft Exchange Server, messages are usually stored on the e-mail server. By default, Outlook 2007 creates a copy of your mailbox on your local computer. When Outlook 2007 connects to the network, it synchronizes this copy with the mailbox on the server.

Note

An e-mail profile cannot include more than one Microsoft Exchange Server e-mail account. However, if necessary, you can create an additional profile to connect to multiple Exchange Server accounts from a single computer.

Post Office Protocol 3 (POP3): When Outlook 2007 connects to a POP3 account, it downloads the e-mail messages from the e-mail server to your computer. You can configure the POP3 account to instantly delete messages from the e-mail server after they are copied to your computer. You can also configure Outlook to delete messages after a specified period of time. Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP): When Outlook 2007 connects to an IMAP account, it copies e-mail messages from the e-mail server to your computer. You can then read and manage the local copies of these messages. Subsequently, when Outlook 2007 connects to the network, these copies are synchronized with the corresponding e-mail messages on the e-mail server. Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP): When Outlook 2007 connects to an HTTP account, it sends and receives e-mail messages as Web pages.

Different Types of E-mail Accounts

Adding an additional e-mail account to an Outlook 2007 profile

Perform the following steps to add an additional e-mail account to an Outlook 2007 profile:

On the taskbar, click theStart button, and point to All Programs.ClickMicrosoft Office, and then click Microsoft Office Outlook 2007.To open theAccount Settings dialog box, on the Tools menu, clickAccount Settings. On theE-mail tab, in the Account Settings dialog box, clickNew. In theAdd New E-mail Account wizard, on the Choose E-mail Service page, ensure thatMicrosoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP is selected, and then clickNext.

Note

Before selecting this option, ensure that your e-mail service provider allows you to use the POP3 protocol.

On theAuto Account Setup page, in the Your Name box, type a name; in theE-mail Address box, type the e-mail address; in the Password box, type the password; and in theRetype Password box, type the password again. Then, click Next.

Note

After you perform this step, Outlook 2007 establishes a network connection and searches for the server settings. After Outlook 2007 locates the server and validates your user name and password, a confirmation message is displayed on the screen.

To complete the account setup, clickFinish. To close theAccount Settings dialog box, click Close.

Note

The new account appears on the E-mail tab, in theAccount Settings dialog box, and in the All Mail Folders list.

 Got as far as step 4. above and decided to use my "hotmail" email account (as an additional email account) to my Outlook 2007. Since "hotmail" uses Microsoft Exchange I selected "Microsoft Exchange" when prompted to identify the type of email account I was adding. The instructions advise that only one Microsoft Exchange Server e-mail account per e-mail profile is allowed. I was unable to configure my "additional email account" as a Microsoft Exchange Server type of account. Why not? As far as I know, my Outlook 2007 email is not an Exchange Server account, so I am not setting up more than one Microsoft Exchange Server type of account. Why didn't it work?

 

5. In theAdd New E-mail Account wizard, on the Choose E-mail Service page, ensure thatMicrosoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP is selected, and then clickNext.

I followed this step by selecting "Microsoft Exchange" as my new email account type and clicked "Next."

 

In this step, I added the name of my "hotmail" account and its password, then clicked "Next." Question: Was it okay to use the first part of my "hotmail" email name in the "Your Name" box? This did not work for me. Putting my actual name in the box did not work either. Question: Should I have put in a new password? I entered the password used with the "hotmail" account I was attempting to add to (connect with?) my Outlook 2007. This did not work.

When I clicked "Next," I got an error message which said, in so many words, that I cannot create a Microsoft Exchange server account while connected to Outlook 2007 and that I have to close Outlook 2007 or be offline! I was prompted to create the Microsoft Exchange server account by going to Cntrl. Panel, switching to "Classic View," then clicking on the "Mail" icon, which I did. I followed these instructions and got an error message which said, in so many words, that I could not create a Microsoft Exchange server account unless Outlook 2007 was open!

If you have an IQ with as many numbers in it as Mt. Everest has feet/meters, and can translate these instructions into something a cavewoman could understand (remember! Me, computer primitive!) I would greatly appreciate advice and assistance. Thank-you techie wizards!

Electrongal

Hi,

I'm kind of new to Exchange, so any help here is appreciated.
I migrated a few mailboxes for one of my users from a different MTA (Zimbra) to Exchange 2003 Standard edition. The procedure that I followed consisted basically in:
- creating a PST of each user's mailbox from Outlook in the old mail (Zimbra) system
- import the PST into their Exchange account through Outlook in the new Exchange system.

I tried using ExMerge to import the PST files into the Exchange mailboxes, but ExMerge would fail every time because the PSTs were originally created using Outlook 2003 and I believe ExMerge is a tool that was developed for Exchange 5.5. and Outlook 2000, so some of the formating changes introduced in Outlook 2003 cause it to generate errors when working with PST files in that format.

The problem that I'm seeing now is that when users try to forward or reply to old messages, the messages just sit in the Outbox. This does NOT happen with new messages received after the migration.
I have made sure that the messages are being sent to valid addresses, that there's nothing wrong with the message, that the communication between client and server is ok.
I enabled logging in Outlook and here's what I get

2009.01.07 10:49:02 Outlook Address Book: Synch operation started (flags = 00000001)
2009.01.07 10:49:02 Outlook Address Book: UploadItems: 1 messages to send
2009.01.07 10:49:02 HELPER::Initialize called
2009.01.07 10:49:02 Initializing: Finding a Transport
2009.01.07 10:49:02 Initializing: Didn't find any good transport, Error code = 0x800c8101
2009.01.07 10:49:02 HELPER::Uninitialize called
2009.01.07 10:49:02 Outlook Address Book: PutCallback::ReportStatus: In order to not to stamp it with next account, we set hrStatus MAPI_E_USER_CANCEL. (ulAsynchPhase = RSF_ABORTED) .
2009.01.07 10:49:02 Outlook Address Book: ReportStatus: RSF_ABORTED, hr = 0x80040113
2009.01.07 10:49:02 Outlook Address Book: Synch operation completed

As you can probably see, these clients are connecting using RPC over HTTPS.

Note the "Didn't find any good transport, Error code = 0x800c8101" error. I'm not sure why the Address Book shows here trying to sync and failing.

I found a work around by creating a secondary (dummy) email address. This makes it possible to choose the account that the message is being sent from. In the case of old messages, when I try to reply or forward, they show that they will be sent from "the Zimbra collaboration server." When I click on the accounts button and choose the Exchange account and hit send, the message goes out without problem. What this indicates is that since the messages were originally sent TO this account in another server, Outlook is trying to send FROM that account. This behavior is normal when you are using differing email addresses, but in this case it's all the same domain and the same email addresses. The only aspect that is different is the server platform before and after the move.

Sorry for the long post, but I want to make sure I give enough details.

I have recently moved all 8 of my domains' e-mail to an in-house Exchange
2003 Server. I can receive and send on all accounts just fine. However,
when I go to reply to any message from the Exch03 Server in Outlook 03 and
change the 'Send From' account to any of the accounts, the signatures that I
had created for each address ins't inserted into the reply message.

Specific example - I host 8 domains on this Exch03 Server - mydomain1,
mydomain2, mydomain3, etc. I had someone send me a test message to
[email protected] and received it through above server just fine. I want to
reply to him with [email protected] When I go to reply in Outlook and hit
the 'Accounts' button in the new message window, it only changes the sender.
Now the signatures do work on brand new messages.

When these accounts were hosted elsewhere, it didn't matter whether it was a
new message or a reply - the siganture would always populate in the message
body when I changed the sender account using the 'Accounts' button.

Does anyone have any ideas? Please also keep in mind - although I am very
versed in Win2k, 2k3, and XP - I am pretty new to Exchange, so give your
answers thoroughly with instructions whenever possible.

This is posted in the Outlook forum as well. Thanks in advance for the help!!

Hello

How can I do this in Office 2007 Outlook ?
I tried adding the registry keys and result was null...

Pls help. Thx a lot

"neo [mvp outlook]" wrote:

> Close Outlook and then start the mail applet in the control panel. Select
> the data files button. Do you have 2 references to PST files? If yes, one
> might be the bad entry to the one on the "C" drive while the other is "D".
>
> If you only have one entry, you will need to create a new mail profile and
> delete the old one. However before doing this, you can set the ForcePSTPath
> and ForceOSTPath in the registry. This way you can get PST files directed
> to the data drive while OST files are still created on the C drive.
>
> The registry values are discussed in http://support.microsoft.com/kb/896591/
>
> /sm
>
> PS - OST files are used by Microsoft Exchange accounts and not POP3/IMAP.
>
> "Keith" wrote in message
> news:[email protected]..
> > Further to my last post. I've now got it correct and pst files, both
> > mailbox
> > and archive, are on the other drive, in my case Fand they do not appear on
> > C.
> > However, in the process, I've managed to create two extra copies of
> > "Personal
> > folders?!! They appear at end of the list of sub-folders under my first
> > "personal folders".
> > I can't seem to get rid of these because after right clicking clicking
> > "close" I get an error message that says can't close folders containing
> > calendar etc.
> > Keith
> >
> > "Keith" wrote:
> >
> >> Thanks Neo. That's exactly what I do with all my other programs. System
> >> and
> >> applications on C and data on, in my case E and F. I was using Outlook
> >> Express and managed to move everything from OE to Outlook no problem. but
> >> the
> >> installation of Outlook placed the pst file on C.
> >> How did you set up Outlook in the first place to place the pst file in
> >> your
> >> case on the D drive? and avoid it being present on C?
> >> /Keith
> >>
> >> "neo [mvp outlook]" wrote:
> >>
> >> > What you describe would work. Another method that could work for you
> >> > is
> >> > what I do. I have two physical hard drives ("C" and "D"). The "D"
> >> > drive is
> >> > for data while the "C" drive is operating system and applications. I
> >> > generally setup the operating system and applications the way I want.
> >> > (e.g.
> >> > Outlook is configured with a PST file that is on the "D" drive.)
> >> >
> >> > Once I hit the sweet spot on the configuration, I take an image of the
> >> > "C"
> >> > drive. This way if the "C" bites it, I can restore from the image and
> >> > not
> >> > have to remember to reconfigure each application to look to the "D"
> >> > drive
> >> > because the settings where imaged in. :)
> >> >
> >> > Hoping this makes sense...
> >> > /neo
> >> >
> >> > "Keith" wrote in message
> >> > news:[email protected]..
> >> > > But this still leaves the default file where it was. i want to be
> >> > > comletely
> >> > > free of the C drive to recover my emails.
> >> > > i may have found an answer through another discussion group on
> >> > > "Install
> >> > > etc". If after doing a restore I do fileopen then navigate to the
> >> > > other
> >> > > drive location will that work? Presumably the pst file on the other
> >> > > drive
> >> > > will contain all the up to date data?
> >> > > am i correct about that?
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > > "neo [mvp outlook]" wrote:
> >> > >
> >> > >> Yes. This can be done thru the mail applet in the control panel.
> >> > >> (The
> >> > >> data
> >> > >> files is to add/create a PST where you want it. Use the e-mail
> >> > >> accounts
> >> > >> button (view/change account) to set the default delivery location.)
> >> > >>
> >> > >> "Keith" wrote in message
> >> > >> news:[email protected]..
> >> > >> > Using Outlook 2003. Win 2K.
> >> > >> > My backup system is to make image files of complete drive. But if
> >> > >> > i
> >> > >> > restore
> >> > >> > from the image the pst file restored is the one located in
> >> > >> > Documents &
> >> > >> > Settings ....etc. that is not current.
> >> > >> > I have moved the location of the pst file to the other drive but
> >> > >> > this
> >> > >> > still
> >> > >> > leaves the original default location pst file in place.
> >> > >> > To restore it seems necessary to copy the "backup" pst file from
> >> > >> > the
> >> > >> > other
> >> > >> > drive.
> >> > >> > It would be more convenient to locate the default pst file on the
> >> > >> > other
> >> > >> > drive and then whenever Ii restore from the image the up to date
> >> > >> > pst
> >> > >> > file
> >> > >> > would be the one the program sees. Can
> >> > >> > tsuch a change be made?
> >> > >> > Can I change the dfault location of the pst file
> >> > >>
> >> > >>
> >> > >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
>
>
>

Using Outlook 2002. I have 2 pop accounts. I made a separate folder
for each. One is for business, the other is for personal. I searched this
group and found some hints, but no definitive answers.

A poster wrote, and Robert Sparnaaij answered:
(a) receive e-mails from each account into a separate inbox or directory
Ans: You can use rules for this
MY QUESTION: I made a rule using
==> move to Y folder. This covers to, cc, and bbc fields; it also covers
FROM fields. But if someone sends a message to BOTH my accounts, how do I
filter the message into my business account?

> (b) when replying to e-mails, have them appear to come from the
account to which the original mail was sent
Ans: (b) Already does this
MY QUESTION: My Outlook XP doesn't already do this. I'f I'm in the
BUSINESS folder and create mail, it comes from the business account fine.
But if I'm in the HOME account and create New email, the recipient sees my
business address on the From line. I found the button on the New
Email form and can manually change it to use the second pop account listed,
but I don't want to do this manually. I want, whenever I'm in my HOME
folder (or subfolders), to have the email automatically come from my HOME
pop account with no mention of the Business pop address.
How do I do this?

--
Lady Dungeness
Crabby, but Great Legs!

Thank you Norman Miller for all your efforts to ride with me to a solution to
this problem. Yesterday, I spent several hours (about 6+ hours) on the phone
with Verizon Online DSL Tech Support and MSN Tech Support, later on in the
call, on a confrence call. I had the Verizon Tech Support person make the
conference call possible with MSN Tech Support. It wasn't easy getting them
to agree to do this at Verizon. However, I managed to help this tech support
person justify this action.

Now, here are the results of that three way confrence call:
1. No Solution was found.
2. MSN TS tried to configure the account settings in my Outlook 2007 client
using an HTTP mail server. Since he says the Windows Live Hotmail service is
set up with HTTP. This failed.
3. All of us tried using what worked in the configuration process. In other
words, since one set of parameters goes one way and the other set of
parameters goes the other when sending or receiving, we set the incoming and
outgoing servers accordingly. However, this failed too.
4. Eventually these tech support people feel they've reached there so called
support boundaries. There went more than six hours of my time. Still no
solution. Collectively, I've spent somewhere's between 75 and 80 hours on
this problem.
5. Tech support people want to blame another tech support team when they
feel they can not solve the problem. It's an easy out for them from a
difficult situation.
6. At one point, I asked the MSN TS person if he knew with certainty whether
a purchase of an email account direct with MSN will make a difference? Will
it work properly with Outlook 2007? This results in a vague answer. The MSN
TS person is not entirely sure. Unbelieveable.

Look, it really would be helpful if you had a copy of Outlook 2007. Then
you'll probably know exactly what I'm talking about. But, I know, you're
really trying to be helpful from your point-of-view and choices. And I am
appreciative of your efforts. Sometimes its hard to follow all the stuff you
talk about, but I'm trying to learn as I go along.

Now, when I think about this whole entire problem, I ask myself this: WHY
HASN'T MICROSOFT POSTED VERY SPECIFIC INFO ABOUT WHAT WORKS AND DOESN'T WORK
WITH THEIR OUTLOOK 2007 PROGRAM? Currently, to the best of my knowledge,
there is no advice given to new users of Outlook 2007 with regard to what
types of email services work with Outlook 2007. They at MS need to create a
table explaining to their customers what email works and doesn't work with
their Outlook 2007 program. They need to explain what steps their customer
can take when they've been using an email service that doesn't interact
properly with their Outlook 2007 program. If their customers need to make
new email service choices then MS needs to list some alternatives for people
to choose from. They need to explain things to people. If Outlook 2007 was
designed originally to work with whatever this MS Exchange Server is then
they need to say that. And they need to explain what a person needs to do to
get an email account from the Exchange Server service. (Hope I'm saying that
correctly.) How much will it cost, etc.

Now, in my research, I've come across this site:
http://hyperoffice.com/lp3/business_email/pop3.cfm?affcode=6 001&gclid=CI6oxubDmZgCFQE0xgodJUmLlw
I haven't yet called them. But their home page seems to claim that their
service will solve this problem. At least, it solves the problem from the
overall stand point of being able to send and receive your emails between
various devices or even from the internet into your email client. Sounds
good. But, I don't know if this service can be used by an individual or if
it requires a group of five people or more. This is just one example of such
a service. Further research may just uncover different alternatives. What
this doesn't provide, on the other hand, is the ability to re route your
emails sent to, for example, your Windows Live Hotmail service to their
HyperOffice Service. If this is possible then worrying about whether you
need to inform people who've know to reach you at WL Hotmail that your email
address has changed becomes a point accounted for by the automatic rerouting
of your email.

Now, here's something else which I've discovered which helps to clarify
things:
http://ask-leo.com/how_do_i_download_my_windows_live_hotmail _to_my_machine.html
However, this process seems somewhat complicated. For I've gone into my
Windows Live Hotmail Service and looked up forwarding all incoming email to
your GMail account. Problem is, when I've looked up the "How to do this" at
Windows Live Hotmail Service, I discover that they seem to only allow
forwarding of emails between hotmail or msn accounts, etc. Sort of anything
that's "in-house" is okay kindof thing. So, I really don't understand what
it is that Leo, the site tech person, is talking about. I don't think you
can "Configure your Windows Live Hotmail account to automatically forward all
incoming email to your GMail account." as Leo describes.

Microsoft needs to help it's customers understand what alternatives work
with their Outlook 2007 program. And they need to do this in great detail.
Things need to be explained so us non-highly-experienced-tech-people,
otherwise known as: customers, can understand what's happening.

Once again, thank you. I'm going to send this post onto you all now. I'm
also going to copy it and attempt to forward it to Microsoft. I'm so
disappointed in how they've handled this situation. For I still truly
believe they know what has happened here, but they don't seem to be providing
accurate information on how to deal with this problem. That's not like one
of my favorite companies. How disappointing.

"N. Miller" wrote:

> On Tue, 10 Feb 2009 03:20:01 -0800, Liontamer wrote:
>
> > "N. Miller" wrote:
>
> >> On Sun, 8 Feb 2009 01:17:01 -0800, Liontamer wrote:
>
> >>> So, to continue once again:
> >>>
> >>> As you can see: Outlook Connector isn't all its cracked up to be. It has
> >>> problems.
> >>> The very fact that Outlook 2007 allows me to compose and send an email
> >>> message and choose which receipent email address to send it to shows that
> >>> Outlook Connector is not working properly. For when I am done composing my
> >>> message and I press the [Send] button above the email message, the email
> >>> message winds up in my Outbox of my Outlook 2007 program. And my email
> >>> message never got sent. Furthermore, it should make no difference whatsoever
> >>> what email address I choose to send it to. In this case, I chose to send the
> >>> email message to my own Hotmail account. But, again, it winds up in my
> >>> Outbox of the Outlook 2007 program.
> >>>
> >>> This is the major problem!
>
> > My good friend Norman:
> >
> > Please, please, please.....take the time to read through all my posts at
> > Windows Live Hotmail Solution Center. I have listed in a prior post how to
> > get there. And let me know that you've actually done this. And, in case,
> > any other discussion group participants get into this "mix", please do the
> > same.
> >
> > You know folks, I have been wrestling with this problem now since early this
> > year. I am growing tired of retyping so many details. Please understand.
> > And, for those of you very experienced MVP's, you must remember that some of
> > us--even with a modest amount of computer knowledge--may not be up at your
> > level of understanding. I am doing my best here.
> >
> > Sometimes, I feel like a lone warrior up against a giant army. But, I know
> > my co- patriots, understand I am trying to lead this fight against the mighty
> > ones. My quest is to find a solution to the problem. And I want to help all
> > my friends out there with the same issue. For I am the Liontamer. And I
> > must live up to my name.
>
> > That being said, Norman, you say:
>
> >> Actually, there is another problem; Hotmail will not allow you to use any
> >> other email address as the sender than the one associated with the Hotmail
> >> account without jumping through some hoops.
>
> > However, my friend, you are not paying attention to my writings.
>
> I am trying, but your verbose descriptions of what you are attempting to do
> can be confusing; and you have something unique, something the rest of us
> have no way of testing: Your service is co-branded Verizon - MSN. The
> closest to that who post here have Qwest - MSN co-branded service, and that
> is no guaranty that things will work the same. Based on descriptions by
> Earle Horton, who I believe has some knowledge of the Qwest - MSN service,
> it is rather different from my co-branded AT&T - Yahoo! service.
>
> > To repeat, when I follow the direction of the Tier Three Tech Support at
> > Verizon, I am indeed able to send an email out from my Outlook 2007 program.
> > And it arrives in my email account at my Hotmail service. But it will not
> > work in reverse!!!!!!!!!! That's the other part of this problem.
>
> What I can say for certain is that I have not gained any idea of your email
> domains. Also, I don't have Outlook. I am just trying to address the issue
> of email between services, or accounts, which should work independent of the
> clients. To give you an idea: I have 'at&t Yahoo! HSI', which is a
> co-branded ISP - Email service. I have accounts with the ISP domain
> ('pacbell.net'), and an alias in the co-branded domain ('yahoo.com').
>
> I can use any client; Mozilla Thunderbird, Windows Live Mail, or my
> favorite, Pegasus Mail, and I can send email between any service I have;
> Windows Live Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, Exicte Mail, Lycos Mail, etc.,
> etc., etc.. Sometimes I run into a problem with one of my ISP servers being
> listed in local DNSBLs (Comcast and Hotmail, especially). Then the mail is
> returned to me with a nasty complaint that my server is being used to send
> spam.
>
> > To go the other direction, from my Hotmail email account back into my
> > Outlook 2007, I've either got to use my Outlook Connector or the guidelines
> > provided by MSN Tech Support, which is basically the same thing. This works
> > when I press the [Send/Receive] button in my Outlook 2007 program.
>
> You don't send email "from Hotmail to Outlook". You send email "from Hotmail
> to any email account,with any service, which can be accessed via Outlook
> using POP3, IMAP, or HTTPMail (with the Outlook Connector)". Every time I
> think you have finally grasped the concept that an email account and an
> email client are different kinds of things, you come up with a statement
> which tells me you have yet to figure that out. You don't send email "to a
> client"; you ***CAN'T*** send email to a client. You send email to an
> account, identified by an email address. You use a client to acccess an
> account, and download the email from that account.
>
> > So, Norman. so much for you saying: "Hotmail will not allow you to use any
> >> other email address as the sender than the one associated with the Hotmail
> >> account without jumping through some hoops."
> > And, you must realize that one who uses Outlook 2007, must first register an
> > account with their Outlook 2007 program before being able to send or receive
> > messages. The account being registered during the account setting process is
> > my email account with my Hotmail service. (See, I'm learning. Learning how
> > to say things right.) So there! So much for Hoops!
>
> I am not sure that "registering an account with a client" is the way I would
> describe it. I can register an account with a service; that entails signing
> up for an email address from an Email Service Provider. I have several; from
> GMX Mail (you need to be able to read German, now; though they had English
> pages when I first signed up), Gmail, Y7! (Yahoo! in Australia), Fastmail,
> and Yahoo! Japan. What I can do with a client (such as MS Outlook 2007) is
> configure it to access either POP3 servers (GMX Mail, Yahoo! Mail), or IMAP
> servers (FastMail, Gmail).
>
> > As for the rest of your reply, well, I donno what you're talking about. I
> > only have some kind of basic idea of what you really are trying to say in the
> > end of your last post.
>
> I believe I misunderstood something you were trying to do, and mentioned
> something which, while factually true, apparently does not apply to your
> case.
>
> > Why has Microsoft done this to us? It's just not fair. They want us to use
> > their programs, which are super duper power programs. And then they do this
> > nonsense. Why? Why? Why?
> >
> > There's got to be an answer to this! Now, come on my valuable MVP's. If
> > you're gonna be on my team. Then you've got to figure this out. That's why
> > I've come to you all. You obviously know this tech stuff better than I.
> > Now, I've got to fly my spaceship. So, get on it Mr. Spock! Scott , full
> > power. We've got some work to do on planet Microsoft. I think they've been
> > invaded by aliens. We've got to save them.
> >
> > Please, somebody out there, give me an answer to this problem. Don't just
> > give me more research resources. Find the answer. And report back.
>
> At one point, I believe you said that pressing the "Send" button puts the
> email into the Outbox without actually sending it? Both MS Outlook Express
> (a different application than MS Outlook; but I only have Outlook Express,
> not Outlook) and Windows Live Mail have a "Send" button in the message
> compose window. Each application (MSOE, WLM) allow to choose between
> "Immediate Send", and I guess you would call it, "delayed send" ("Immediate
> Send" is the option; it is either enabled, or disabled).
>
> With "Immediate Send" enabled, the email flies out of the client to the
> serve as soon as I press the "send" button; but, I don't like that.
> Sometimes I realize, just as I hit the "send" button that there is either
> something I wanted to change, or just that the email was a bad idea. So I
> have "Immediate Send" disabled. That way, the message compose windows "Send"
> button only sends the email to the Outbox. I have to take an extra step to
> get the email sent from the Outbox. Could Outlook 2007 have a similar
> setting?
>
> --
> Norman
> ~Oh Lord, why have you come

> ~To Konnyu, with the Lion and the Drum

More Discussion Information can be found at:
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13 posts 2/12/2009
Liontamer 2/7/2009
N. Miller 2/7/2009
Liontamer 2/7/2009
N. Miller 2/8/2009
Liontamer 2/8/2009
N. Miller 2/8/2009
Liontamer 2/8/2009
N. Miller 2/8/2009
Liontamer 2/10/2009
Tom [Pepper] Willett 2/10/2009
Liontamer 2/11/2009
Brian Tillman [MVP - Outlook] 2/12/2009
N. Miller 2/12/2009

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Liontamer 1/18/2009
N. Miller 1/23/2009
Milly Staples [MVP - Outlook] 1/17/2009
Gordon 1/18/2009
Liontamer 1/18/2009
Gordon 1/19/2009
Rod Rocket 1/18/2009
Liontamer 1/18/2009
Brian Tillman [MVP - Outlook] 1/19/2009
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Brian Tillman [MVP - Outlook] 1/23/2009
Liontamer 2/6/2009
Liontamer 2/7/2009

Transfering emails from Windows Live Hotmail to Outlook 2007

3 posts

MICROSOFT YOU'VE GOT TO DO SOMETHING TO SOLVE THIS PROBLEM. SOME OF US OUT
HERE REALLY DON'T KNOW WHAT OUR OPTIONS ARE, NOR WHAT TO DO, NOR WHO TO
TRUST, NOR WHO HAS THE BEST DEAL, ETC.
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http://www.microsoft.com/office/community/en-us/default.mspx ?mid=a15bd443-5e13-40ab-89a7-717a592659a7&dg=microsoft.p ublic.outlook.general

The system event log records Event ID 25, Source Outlook and the text is:
"Could not complete the operation. One or more parameter values are not
valid."

I'm having a problem with sending email from Outlook 2007. This is a new
computer downgraded to Win XP Pro from Vista Business by HP. I have updated
XP and Office to the latest servicepacks and updates. BCM for Outlook 2007
is also installed.

Sometimes I can't send messages to multiple contacts. I can send to each
individual contact but having them all in the address line seems to be a
problem. When I click the send button nothing happens. We are only talking
about 2 to 10 addresses. If I start removing addresses I can usually send
the message when I get down to 1 or 2 addresses. Other times it will send
them all without a problem.

These aren't the same addresses either. It can be just about any address(s).

I'm not using any custom forms and we aren't using Exchange at this point.
It's just a pop3 account with an ISP I'm not using Exhange.

I'm not using Tasks which seems to be the only problem recognized by MS.

I've tried creating a new pst file and importing everything from the old
one. That didn't fix it. I've tried exporting to a new pst and using that
one. That didn't work.

I've done the same with BCM. No help there.

Thanks,
Dave F.

I am looking for a solution (using forms and scripts) that will enable
me to easily set the 'From' field in Outlook messages accoring to which
from/reply-to address I want to use. First, some background...

I send and receive e-mails for two domains, say domain1.com and
domain2.com. Until recently, this was done via two POP3 accounts, each
handling mail via the respective ISP's server. Outlook handles this
situation easily as the appropriate sender/reply-to e-mail address can
be specified via the account's properties. Adding to that a different
signature per account means that when replying to a message, Outlook
takes care of everything automatically. When creating a new message, I
simply simply select the cirrect account from the New button's
drop-down.

Now we have moved over to an SBS2003-based MS Exchange solution, and
all the above has become much more difficult. On the Exchange side, two
users have been set up - user1 and user2 - such that user1 handles
messages from ISP1 and user2 handles messages from ISP2. All user2's
incoming messages are auto-forwarded to user1, and I have my Exchange
account set up in Outlook to handle messages for user1.

Thus, all messages for domain1.com and domain2.com arrive in a single
Exchange mailbox, but ensuring I reply with the appropriate From
address and signature has become an error-prone nightmare. What I want
to be able to do, presumably via a mixture of forms and VBA scripts, is
to be able to auto-fill the From address (and, ideally, the signature)
according to whether I am replying to a message sent to
or . Also, it would be nice to have a toolbar button, say,
which will create a new message from

Yep, I have more than 200 folders, each folder is for a company.
I keep the folders organized so that , for ex., upper level folder is name
of supplier, inside are name of distributors, inside are name of divisions.
"my contact" view should be able to "learn" this info from folder assignment
instead of having to re-do it all again using categories.
Specially useful if you are moving from an older version of outlook to a
newer version (though I am using the same Outlook 2003 version as Greg).

There is no way now to automatically order the contact folders in the "my
contacts" panel. I also have to manually place the new folder created in it's
alphabetical order. There's no commitment from Microsoft so that if we take
time to use categories, we will be able to use them in the next version of
Outlook, so why bother? it should be able to order it at the press of a
button (uppon demand).

do you know how?...

"Greg" wrote:

Thanks Diane for your ongoing help,

The 120 folders do have a heading fodler of say "Business Folder" which is a
email folder (IMP Post) then subfolder to this is Contact folders (pst).

Within the "Business" folder are alphabetical contact subfolders like:
-Accountants
-Financial
-Government Dept. ---- As you can see here in folder list they are
alphabetical.

However the fun starts when we then go to the next Folder Heading which
could be "Computers" (email folder) with contact subfolders like
-computer hardware
-computer Porgrammers
-computer Sales
-Computer Support again note these are in alphabetical order of "Contact
folders"

Now when viewed in "Folder Contact View" (Icon at bottom fodler pane left
side) the alphabetical order of these contacts starts twice. That is;
-alphabet from Business fodler
- alphabet from Computer folder.

I have tried less folders before but found the categories list was far too
long. With to many variables and and very time consuming.
I have a complete list of symphony orchestra players, with probably 1oo
violin players, then divided into 1st or seconds, which is then divided into
principles or rank and file etc.
The same goes with the Trumpet players list of Orchestral - Jazz or student,
etc.
My building side the same, so categories definatley didn't work only in
knowing which state of Australia or O/seas they were from.

Below you wrote "BTW" what does this mean please?
And after your name "MVP"
I sounds to me as if you may have some wonderful tips. Do you live in
Australia and do you give Professional lesson?

Thanks again
Greg

"Diane Poremsky [MVP]" wrote:

Are all 120 folders in your default pst? They should be alphabetical for the
folders in your mail unless you rearranged them or removed some and added
them back. Folders from other mailboxes or psts follow after your default
pst list.

BTW - have you considered using Categories and just a few Contacts folders?
It usually makes it easier to manage your contacts when you only have a
couple of folders.

--
Diane Poremsky [MVP - Outlook]
Author, Teach Yourself Outlook 2003 in 24 Hours
Coauthor, OneNote 2003 for Windows (Visual QuickStart Guide)
Author, Google and Other Search Engines (Visual QuickStart Guide)

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"Greg" wrote in message
...
Thanks Diane, I am looking at Outlook 2003 "Contact view" (Icon at bottom
Navigation Pane (Alt +F1) where Mail,Calendar, Task, Note,Folder Short
cuts,
and configure buttons appear.
If I choose Folder list, I get alphabetically and all the other folders.
However If I go to "Contact button" my folders (120) are out of
alphabetical
order.
As I have 10 subfolders listed under Folders- Contacts The subfolders are
then listed in alphabetical order under these.
So in the view contacts (Navigatin Pane) contact folder names are listed
un-
alphabetically and then further down where the next contact sub folders
appear the alphabet starts again.
Thanks for your help, I am new at posting, I hope this is clear?
Greg

"Diane Poremsky [MVP]" wrote:

folders in the folder list are alphabetical. Where are you looking? In
the
contacts navigation pane? Those should be alphabetical too -

--
Diane Poremsky [MVP - Outlook]
Author, Teach Yourself Outlook 2003 in 24 Hours
Coauthor, OneNote 2003 for Windows (Visual QuickStart Guide)
Author, Google and Other Search Engines (Visual QuickStart Guide)

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"Greg" wrote in message
...
In left side task bar in Outlook 2003, I have 120 subfolders I start
with;
Contacts- Building (Post Mail folder)
- Electricians
- Plumbers etc etc
- Business (Post Mail Fodler)
- Goverment departments
- Computers etccccccc.

When I look up a folder in contact folder view the list of 120 folders
is
out of alphabet order, each time I add a new folder I then have to
resort
to
manually alphabeticing 120 folders. What a pain.
Could we a have a button on "All folders" to alphabet folders please?
Just
like we do in a contact folder contents in the centre of the screen.
If this email is not clear, please advise me and I would be only to
happy
to
do a print screen and send to you.


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