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Hi

I was wondering if there was a way to search all folders in outlook at once?
I filed away some sent emails and now they have disappeared, does anyone
have any tips on how to find them again?
are there backups somewhere i could look for or something?
(this is outlook at work - there are tons of folders and subfolders to earch
through at once)


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Hello everyone

I know this should be simple I want to be able to determine if certain email addresses exist on the server and who the corresponding user/contact is. I am using the standard Find applet, however I am unable to use it to find email addresses.

I'm obviously doing something wrong so any pointers would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Rintpete

I have just installed a new harddrive and using XP pro, Office 2003 and
trying to get WSD to find emails...I "indexed now" and have the Outlook
folder checked (both redone several times) and it doesn't search email. I am
up-to-date according to OneCare and all....

Any ideas?

Hello,

I use Outlook 2003 Exchange Server. I can't get Windows Desktop
Search
to find emails. I've downloaded an add-in to index .msg files, but I
still don't find messages in my inbox. What do I need to do? Seems
like it shouldn't be this hard! Maybe its just me.

Thank you,
Craig S

Hi All,

Can I use the advanced search option in outlook to find emails in a
specific folder?
I have to folders with emails I want to compare. So I take the subject
line from the first email
in the first folder and check this with all the emails in the second
folder.
Could this be done with advanced search and if so how would the code
look like?

Regards
Marco

Hello,

I use Outlook 2003 Exchange Server. I can't get Windows Desktop
Search
to find emails. I've downloaded an add-in to index .msg files, but I
still don't find messages in my inbox. What do I need to do? Seems
like it shouldn't be this hard! Maybe its just me.

Thank you,
Craig S

Hello all, I need some help!

I need to create an alias for one of my users but when I try to create it, I get the message that the email address already exists in the organization.  The problem is... I can't find it.  I tried doing a find in ADUC by searching for email address but the search did not reveal anything. 

Does anyone have any suggestions?  any help would be much appreciated!

I have a user who has several email addresses set up in AD.

Is there a way of searching his Outlook mailbox to find which messages were sent to one of these addresses?  I just can't find a way of doing it.

Thanks

Rich

In our organisation most users have at least 2 email addresses and some upto 8 different addresses (smtp). I have recently had a request to find out to whom emails to a certain address are going. As this email address is not anyone's primary address I am finding it impossible to locate it.
Out of desperation I tried creating an additional email address under my account with the same name and the ever helpful AD told I couldn't because it already exists - but it won't tell me where!
I have done numerous searches on the net but can't find anything. Could someone please help?
Thanks

Please help me out. I am NOT my companies Network Admin and I've been out of IT for a long time. My Network Admin is not in the office and I have a SERIOUS dilemma.

I need to search on our Exchange Server to find emails from a specific person that came in from November 2003 to January 2004.

HOW do I search this Exchange Server to find these emails? I do not have them on my local machine...I don't keep emails that long.

I'm a freaking Recruiter now...and need some technical help.

If you need more info...please ask and I'll provide it.

Thanks you VERY much for any help. The President of my company is depending on ME to find these answers.

KSims1868

Hello,

We are having virus notification message sent to a whole list of
people at the same domain ...

I get a notificaiton of this from administrator@ etc and can get some
details from Exchange (2000) but cannot see hwo to find out who is
actually sending the email itself. How do I do this?

By the way Exchange seems to be correctly configured to not allow
relaying.

Cheers

Geoff

My computer crashed. I have been having lots of blue screens since updating
to Win MCE.
Anyway, my computer crashed today and then when I restarted it it only
wanted to install windows. It wouldn't let me do anything else. So I hit
repair and tried to repair windows. It did seem to install it but was
missing the last 30 days of anything I did to the comptuer. All my files
previous to the last 30 days, seems to be there except for the last 30 days.
Every message (as well as word docs and photos) prior to 9/6/06 are there,
but nothing from 9/7/06-10/6/06. Then it downloaded the emails from today.
It even downloaded ones that I had deleted(lots of junk mail)previously. But
it is still missing the last 30 days.
Anyone know what may have happened and more importantly, is there a way to
find the email messages?
I don't know if I should ask this in a different group but since it is
related, does anyone know where to find the photos and docs that are missing
from the last 30 days?
Thank you so very much for your help. I really appreciate it.

Outlook 2007 is saying it cannot find the email server - however if I request
mail using Explorer then I have no problems. I have un-installed and
re-installed Outlook, I have deleted my connection and created another, I
have checked my user name and password are correct and I have checked all the
settings in Outlook. The problem is with both HTTP and POP email - can
anyone help please, I would be most grateful?

This is what happened to me:

Opened an email, edited message and left it open without saving, edited it
again later........By that time, the sender of the email had sent me another
similar one (I am not sure if he "canceled" the old one or not). So when I
tried to save the edited email at the end of the day, I got the message
saying that the email has been changed (I figure this is caused by the fact
that the sender has sent a revised one) and can not be saved (back in the
Inbox folder), and if I would like it to be saved to the default folder. I
clicked yes, and then I can't find it. I figure the file name should be the
subject line of the email. I searched My Document folder, entire C:
drive........no luck.

It happened twice so far. Very frustrating.

If you have experienced the same thing or have any advice, please share and
thanks in advance.

Claudia

After I read a Email and then close out outlook. I can not find the read
message back and I did not delete it.
Can anyone help

There are emails in my inbox which I cannot get Vista search or Outlook
search to find. I've tried a few of the suggested fixes like reindexing and
changing the properties of the search engine to include contents for RTF
files. None of thses fixes have worked.

If this problem was only in Vista search and Outlook search worked, even if
more slowly, I wouldn't care. But, neither type of search will turn up the
emails. Two of the ones I notice can't be found are plain text messages. But
I sent them as HTML and search doesn't find the sent one's either.

This is big step backwards from XP/Outlook 2003 if I can't rely on search to
find things. Anyone have any suggestions or have the same problem?

There are emails in my inbox which I cannot get Vista search or Outlook
search to find. I've tried a few of the suggested fixes like reindexing and
changing the properties of the search engine to include contents for RTF
files. None of thses fixes have worked.

If this problem was only in Vista search and Outlook search worked, even if
more slowly, I wouldn't care. But, neither type of search will turn up the
emails. Two of the ones I notice can't be found are plain text messages. But
I sent them as HTML and search doesn't find the sent one's either.

This is big step backwards from XP/Outlook 2003 if I can't rely on search to
find things. Anyone have any suggestions or have the same problem?

I am trying to
1. Find all emails with greater than 10 recipients in the To: field in my
INBOX. (FYI - I am aware that the senders should have sent the emails with
the recipients in the BCC: field)
&
2. when I do find these emails I would like to extract the recipients full
email addresses as well as thier "display name"

Your help would be very much appreciated.

I can't seem to use the Type-To-Find and email in my inbox only? I can do
this in any of the other mailboxes? Not sure if it's called typ-to-find? What
I'm doing is:
I have the Inbox orderd by From
I place the cursor on an email From field
I type some lettes (smith) expecting to go to emails from smith
Nothing happens. The cursor never moves.
I do not have this probem in any other mailbox folder

Anyone have a clue?

OL2007 on Exchange 2003
Thanks
John

Hello,

I am terribly frustrated while trying to organize my email using outlook
rules.

I create a simple rule - move email to specific folder by searching for
specific words in the body. The word i am looking for is 'deadlock'.

The email has just this in the body:
ERROR_MESSAGE():Transaction (Process ID 53) was deadlocked on lock
resources with another process and has been chosen as the deadlock victim.
Rerun the transaction.

When I search the folder in outlook (using the search box on top right) it
is pickedup by the search no problem, however, running the rule does not find
it. Some emails with this word are found, some are not while they are all
found using the normal search.

I have testing this on other machines, while recreating the rule again from
scratch and the same problem.

This is very frustrating and all i can think of, is that its a bug in
outlook. Alos, all the emails are generated by the same erorr hanlder on a
production server yet some are picked up by the rules some are not. I can
include the raw message as well if this helps.

Is there a know issue like that ?

i could only search for email up to 06/25/08 and after that it cannot find??

thank you

Outlook 2003 on an XP Pro system.

WDS 4 will find emails and preview them, but double clicking on the message
will not open the email as it used to. I have reinstalled WDS 4 and
re-indexed it twice without any success.

Two of my coworkers were bashing Outlook today because the instant search
wasn't finding some of their older emails.
It seems to be emails that are older than about 90 days it can't find them.
The pst files that contain them are definitely open in outlook and the
indexing service said it was complete.

On my box, same setup - outlook 2007 and windows xp - i'm getting the
results i expect. its finding emails from several years back.

Any thoughts? are there any "only index emails younger than X days" settings
or anything like that?

Thanks in advance!

Two of my coworkers were bashing Outlook today because the instant search
wasn't finding some of their older emails.
It seems to be emails that are older than about 90 days it can't find them.
The pst files that contain them are definitely open in outlook and the
indexing service said it was complete.

On my box, same setup - outlook 2007 and windows xp - i'm getting the
results i expect. its finding emails from several years back.

Any thoughts? are there any "only index emails younger than X days" settings
or anything like that?

Thanks in advance!

I am developing a program that should do the following:

1. Generate an email with subject, sender and body.
2. Send the email to Outlook and let the user alter whatever he/she wishes.
3. The tricky part – when the user presses send my program should grab the
altered email and save in on the disk.

The first two steps I have figured out, but the last step gives me trouble!
I thought I could use the EntryID but somehow Outlook changes the EntryID
when the email is send? How do I find the email again? Is there perhaps a
variable on the email item I can assign a unique ID of my own?

Hope someone can help me out – a Delphi example would be GOLD - but I think
I can convert VBA code to Delphi if not

Thanks in advance.

- Rune

I will try to explain to the best of my ability.

We are a Non-Profit blood bank, who on occasion will send out an email
to all donors who provided their email address to us.

We use Exchange 2003. The email addresses are stored as Contacts in an
Exchange Public folder. There are aprox. 3000 email addresses stored
and categorized by blood type. When a certain blood type is running
low, we can send an email to all donors with that blood type to request
that they come in and donate.

The emails are sent by authorized users in the domain that have Send On
Behalf Of permissions to the Company email box. Each one of them has
the Company email account added to Outlook 2k3, and they will place the
blood type contact in the BCC field, and send it on it's way.

Recently we have been experiencing a rash of bounced back emails that
we cannot locate in the entire list of Public folder Contacts. The
fact that the emails are coming back as undeliverable is not really a
problem. The problem exists that we would like to locate these emails,
so that we can see a name associated with it, and contact the donor
with the mail issue. When we search the contacts, it comes up with
nothing. We cannot see these emails anywhere in the list of contacts.
I have searched the local machine of the users who send these emails,
only to find nothing. I ahve searched the Exchange Public folder
Contacts, and still find nothing.

Does anyone know where these emails are being stored? Is there any
additional places I should search to find them?

Any and all help would be extremely appreiciated.

Thank you

Ben


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