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"Unread Mail" filter for Outlook 2002/XP

Wondering if anyone has any tip, trick or bit of code (other than the
advanced find) that could simulate the "Unread Mail" funcionality of
Outlook
2003 in Outlook 2002/XP?

Any help would be appreciated!

Thanks,

José Carlos


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Wondering if anyone has any tip, trick or bit of code (other than the
advanced find) that could simulate the "Unread Mail" funcionality of Outlook
2003 in Outlook 2002/XP?

Any help would be appreciated!

Thanks,

José Carlos

The last time I checked, Earthlink's free e-mail worked with Outlook 2002.
But this is a strong recommendation for giving up 2002 (since it's no longer
supported) biting the bullet and buying 2007. They made so many improvements
to the 2003 version (which was better than 2002 by far) that it's an
amazingly useful tool. I think they should have included it in the Office
2007 package....and was upset that they didn't, but you should try it. If
you think the 2007 is too expensive, then buying the 2003 version is really
cheap right now and it works OK with hotmail.

"Vanguard" wrote:

> "mike" wrote in message
> news:0D6DF97A-4969-4D03-85C4-8FE478C78A7C@microsoft.com...
> > standard (free) hotmail has stopped supporting outlook, is there an
> > alternative, free, web based mail account that supports the use of
> > outlook
> > 2002/xp
>
>
> Get a freebie Yahoo account. Then use YahooPOPs to access it from any
> POP3-compliant e-mail client. See http://yahoopops.sourceforge.net/.
>
> You could try to use a freebie Gmail account and enable its POP3
> support. However, Gmail only works reliably if you yank the FULL e-mail
> message and never try to preview it. See
> http://www.gmailforums.com/index.php?showtopic=8066.
>
> You could open an account at Access-4-Free.com. There is a $4.95
> one-time signup fee. They provide POP3 and SMTP servers. They are
> actually a dial-up ISP but you don't need to use their dial-up to access
> your mailbox there. You can continue to use your current ISP for
> Internet connectivity and then just connect to your Access-4-Free
> mailbox. The way they work is that you get 10 hours of dial-up time per
> month. If you go over that, you are charged at a rate of $1 per hour up
> to max of $10 per month. However, if you never use their dial-up
> service and always access your mailbox using whatever Internet
> connectivity you already have then no time accrues against your dial-up
> account (i.e., you aren't dialing in so you don't use up any dial-up
> time quota). If your regular ISP goes down, it provides a backup
> dial-up ISP to keep you connected (but watch your time). Your mailbox
> will be yourname@access-4-free.com but you can use the shorter
> yourname@myfreei.com. I used them for over a year and never got charged
> anything for all my accesses to my mailbox since I was coming in from
> the Internet via broadband to connect to my mailbox there and never used
> their dial-up service.
>
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Is there a patch or a fix for Outlook 2002 (XP) PST 2GB file size limit?

Dear Outlook Gurus,

One of our staff members who uses Outlook Web Access (for Exchange Server
2003) to access her emails at work, prefers to use the "unread messages" mail
filter at the top of the screen (Next to Inbox) to view only new incoming
emails. However, she has commented that it sometimes shows no new mail, but
when she removes the filter there are new emails sitting there. It happens
sporadically and she wonders why this is?

Any thoughts on how this could be resolved? (Note: If this should have
been better posted to the Exchange discussion group - could you please
provide instructions on how to get there?)

Kind regards
JD2

Just a note on this topic. She ended up buying the stand alone Outlook 2007
and brought it over to me to install. I have to compliment MSFT on this. I
put the disk in, ran setup and it asked if I wanted to upgrade, so I clicked
yes - I couldn't believe it, it pulled her old .pst in and migrated it
beautifully - I was DONE! I was quite impressed at how well it went.

I do have one question though. Since it pulled over her old 2002 .pst, does
it still have the size limitations or did it pull the info into 2007s new
format so that there won't be the limitation?

One more note, MSFT should possibly consider making this limitation of Vista
more well-known. She spent a lot of hours on the phone with tech support at
her ISP who didn't have a clue this was an issue. If they don't know, how
will Joe Average know?

Thanks for all the input.

Dawn

"VanguardLH" wrote:

> dawnvk wrote:
>
> > My mom got a new Vista Toshiba laptop. I installed her Office 2002 on it.
> > Everything seemed to be working fine, I sent her home (another state) and
> > every since, she's been having issues with Outlook. Now it's the Enter
> > network password constantly popping up.
> >
> > I've spent hours researching this issues (it's a bugger it seems) - then I
> > hit a post that says Visa does not support Outlook 2002 and you have to
> > upgrade. Is this the case still or has there been a filter/fix of some sort
> > which will allow her to stay on 2002?
> >
> > Thanks
> > Dawnvk
>
> Outlook 2002 will NOT remember passwords when ran under Windows Vista.
> Outlook 2002 was coded to use pstore (protected storage system) in the
> registry to cache the login credentials for the e-mail accounts defined
> in Outlook; see http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb432403.aspx.
> pstore is no longer available under Windows Vista. The registry keys
> are still there but are read-only so Outlook cannot record your login
> credentials into those registry keys but cannot update them. Vista
> dropped pstore and went to DPAPI. For information on DPAPI, read
> http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms995355.aspx. DPAPI has been
> around since 2001 starting in Windows 2000. The result is that you will
> need to supply your login credentials for each e-mail account that you
> have defined in Outlook for the first mail poll performed by Outlook.
> After the first mail poll, the login credentials are reused so you don't
> need to supply them again. However, if you exit and reload Outlook then
> you need to supply the login credentials for only the first mail poll.
>
> Outlook 2003/2007 are coded to use either pstore or the newer DPAPI
> which means they will run under Vista and pre-Vista versions of Windows.
> Mainstream support for Outlook 2002/XP has ended. There will be no
> further feature changes, bug fixes, or enhancements to it. That means
> it will remain incompatible for use under Windows Vista. Your
> Microsoft-based solutions are: suffer with the problem when using
> Outlook 2002 on Windows Vista, upgrade to Outlook 2003 or 2007, or use a
> different e-mail program that runs properly on Windows Vista.
>
> Read:
> http://www.msoutlook.info/question/28
> http://www.outlook-tips.net/howto/vista.htm
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Securit...es_and_changes
> http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb756884.aspx
>
> The PStore keys in the registry are read-only in Windows Vista.
> Removing the read-only attribute won't fix the problem. The PStore
> interface used by Outlook is not available in Windows Vista. You cannot
> manually edit the registry to retrieve or enter the passwords. PStore
> isn't just a location in the registry with plain text data. It is a
> method of encrypting the passwords using TripleDES that are cached in
> the registry in a binary construct. Once a user is logged into Windows,
> the CryptoAPI can be used to decrypt that Windows account's cached
> passwords from the PStore in the registry. While Windows Vista no
> longer provides support for PStore, it is possible to continue
> supporting PStore using a program. Alas, there will be nothing
> forthcoming as a hotfix or add-on from Microsoft to support PStore
> functionality in Outlook 2002 under Windows Vista because Outlook 2002
> is no longer supported.
>
> A possible solution is to use a program (as a macro that runs inside of
> Outlook) that manages the encrypted password for you in the protected
> registry cache. If you don't want to write the macro or cannot find a
> free one already written for you, there is OLAutoPW at
> http://www.mgsware.de/index.php/OLAutoPW/138/0/#403. I've never used it
> (because I don't use Windows Vista). Cost is 10 euro (~$16). It may
> also be possible to use AutoIt, AutoHotkeys, or other keyboard macro
> programs that can trigger on specific dialog windows to answer the
> password prompt for you but then you need to leave them running all the
> time and write up the macro that they run along with identifying the
> trigger(s) on when and in which window to run their macro.
>

I am trying to totally block all the junk mail senders I have - is this
possible in outlook 2002 XP? I see I can only color code.

My alerts in Outlook 2002 (XP) work sporadically. I have read *several*
posts on this, but none of them help me resolve the issue for good.

Here are the attempts I've made:
- Made sure my reminder settings are correct in Outlook (they are, as my
alerts do work on occasion)
- Made sure the appointments that aren't alerting me have the reminder
turned on (all of my appointments have the alert set)
- Opened Outlook using the following switches: cleanreminders, resetfolders,
cleanfreebusy (sometimes doing this works, but only temporarily, then
they're back to not working; sometimes doing this has no affect, and the
alerts still do not work)
- Restarted Outlook
- Rebooted system

Anytime I get the alerts working, they may work for a day, or maybe several
days. Then, I'll realize I'm either late for a meeting, or missed it
altogether, and I find out my alerts are back to not working.

As I'm sure you can understand, this is horribly frustrating. The only
pattern I can see, is that it started happening once I had Windows XP put on
my machine. Before, I had Windows 2000, and don't remember ever
experiencing this problem (same version of Office, same service pack).

Please, is there anybody that can offer suggestions, other than what I've
already tried?

Thanks in advance.

Jerad

I just got a new computer with Outlook 2003, and I get me a message in
Outlook saying "The Junk E-Mail Filter is not available for your Microsoft
Exchange Server E-Mail Account because you are working on-line. To enable
the Junk E-mail Filter for this account, switch to Cached Exchange Mode." I
tried that, and it didn't work, plus I was unable to send e-mails from within
Word or Excel. I'd like to know why I'm getting this, and how I can get the
junk e-mail filter to work. I've set up some rules to catch certain words,
but of course that has a limited effect.

Thanks!

Hi

I have win xp pro sp2 and office pro 2003 and from the last two updates I
have noticed that all else is installing except the latest "junk mail filter"
for Outlook 2003. Is this a general thing and can I tick some box or
override some setting to fix it?

GRV

In two weeks, I've graduated from being a baby-Outlook user to a toddler.
Please continue to bear with me.

I have activated junk mail filters in Outlook 2002. I may have added one or
two senders.
* Where do I look to see who I've added?
* I can't find where to configure the junk mail filters, except to turn them
on or off.
* How do I make sure that anybody in my contacts can go ahead and send me
junk and porn? lol
* I gather the junk mail filter for v2003 can be updated from MS. Does
Outlook 2002 have a way to update the junk mail filter?

Thank you.

--
Lady Dungeness
Crabby, but Great Legs!

I use Outlook 2007 with multiple IMAP accounts. The spam is out of hand. The
built in Junk Mail Filter doesn't really get it done even on High setting.
How does it work, it doesn't seem to "learn" and misses all kinds of spam.

What are the best FREE 3rd party IMAP capable spam filters for Outlook 2007?
I am trying SpamBayes and it's actually really good once it's been "trained"
(near 100% effective w/ no false positives). But it's old and no longer being
developed.

In two weeks, I've graduated from being a baby-Outlook user to a toddler.
Please continue to bear with me.

I have activated junk mail filters in Outlook 2002. I may have added one or
two senders.
* Where do I look to see who I've added?
* I can't find where to configure the junk mail filters, except to turn them
on or off.
* How do I make sure that anybody in my contacts can go ahead and send me
junk and porn? lol
* I gather the junk mail filter for v2003 can be updated from MS. Does
Outlook 2002 have a way to update the junk mail filter?

Thank you.

--
Lady Dungeness
Crabby, but Great Legs!

I feel compelled to review and delete items in the Junk Mail and Deleted
Items folders because the folders list the uread messages in the navigation
tree. I would like to see an option to turn off the unread mail count for
these folders.

I think when I delete something it should not matter if I read it or not. I
think that is what the trash is for. Out of sight, ount of mind.

Junk mail still plagues my very existence, despite the very good job that
Outlook does at keeping it out of my Inbox, because that dang'd unread mail
count glares at me (in bold even) with it's every growing count. I'd like
Outlook to not remind that every spammer in the known universe has my email
address. Removing the unread message count from the Junk Mail folder would
allow me to continue working in ingnorant bliss while Outlook does the dirty
work behind the scenes. And, if every someone says, "Hey, did you get my
email?" I'll be able to search the Junk Mail folder for it because I have
not felt compelled to empty it every two minutes.

Of course, I realize that this post is more about my neuroses, than it is
about Outlook functionality. But I figured since the US Government is
hell-bent on protecting me from myself, that Microsoft might as well jump on
the bandwagon.

What say you?

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I use Outlook 2007 with multiple IMAP accounts. The spam is out of hand. The
built in Junk Mail Filter doesn't really get it done even on High setting.
How does it work, it doesn't seem to "learn" and misses all kinds of spam.

What are the best FREE 3rd party IMAP capable spam filters for Outlook 2007?
I am trying SpamBayes and it's actually really good once it's been "trained"
(near 100% effective w/ no false positives). But it's old and no longer being
developed.


I have always disabled the Junk Mail filter in Outlook and have not had issue with previous versions of Outlook, however I recently installed Outlook 2010 and despite disabling the Junk Mail filter, continue to have mail redirected to the Junk E-mail folder.

I know that Outlook is moving the messages there because the header says "This message was marked as spam using the Outlook Junk E-mail filter."  I have no rules defined other than the default Clear Categories rule.

This morning I discovered that the Junk E-mail options are apparently per-mailbox options.  I had originally disabled the junk mail settings from my Inbox.  This morning, while reviewing messages that had been put in my Junk E-mail folder, I clicked on Junk Email options from within that message.  Much to my surprise, it was set to Low.  I closed the message and clicked on Junk Email options from my Inbox and it was set to No Automatic Filtering.  In looking closer, I noticed that the Window Title bar indicates "Junk Email Options - (mailbox address)".

I have looked under Account Settings and Junk Email options and cannot seem to find a location that lets me select which mailbox the Junk Email options apply to, but apparently they are per-mailbox as I see different settings depending on whether I'm in the Inbox, or in a message that was addressed to a particular mailbox.

Where do find the settings for the Junk Email options for each individual mailbox?

Thanks!

Hi,

Does Exchange 2007 support the Outlook 2002/XP client?  If so, does anyone have experience supporting this environment, and is so, what has your experience been in terms of performance, stability, etc.?  We cannot upgrade to Outlook 2003 or 2007 in the near future but may want to upgrade from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2007.

Thanks!

We will be upgrading to Exchange 2003 from Exchange 2000. Our clients will still be on Outlook 2002/XP. Is there any impact to our users in terms of Outlook functionality, look and feel, added features, etc? Thanks!

I have outlook 2002 and am having trouble finding a reliable site to download
stationary for outlook 2002. The ones on microsft site are quite bland and
not many optons. Any ideas out there??

how do i set up filters for outlook?
i have done some rules ans alerts but rule does not run, is their something
else i should do? because i want certain emails to go to a certain folder.
can i get some help please?
thanks-
eramirez@commnetwireless.com

The last updated to Office 2003 seems to have disabled the junk mail filter
in Outlook 2003 running on my ViSTA operating system. Is Microsoft going to
fix this or does anyone have a fix?

I don't know how to installed e-mail program for outlook 2003. I don't see
the send icon on the tool bar.

Thank you

Can you please recommend an addin for Outlook 2002 or freeware softare, that
would enable me to manage my mobile phone SIM contacts via Outlook
preferably.

I would like to combine and consolidate the SIM and Outlook contacts in one
place.

Thank you.

I've just downloaded the latest junk mail filter for Outlook 2003 from
Microsoft (KB943552)
but it won't install. I get the message:
'The update cannot be applied' in a dialogue box with only an OK button
I've also unpacked the download and tried to run the ohotfix.exe
with the same result
I'm running Office 2003 on Vista 64bit if this has any relevance

Can anybody offer me any help please?

I don't know how to installed e-mail program for outlook 2003. I don't see
the send icon on the tool bar.

Thank you


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