Outlook creates a Temporary or OLK folder where it stores attachments opened while reading emails. Here’s how to find it, protect against it and use it to find lost documents!
Microsoft Outlook 2007 and 2003 How To Articles and Tech Help
The Outlook To-Do bar is convenient for keeping track of the day’s meetings, open tasks and quickly scheduling new meetings or creating new tasks. By default however, the Tasks can become a bit cluttered which is why the first think I always do when setting up Outlook 2007 for the first time is configure the [...]
In a busy world, forgetting about an appointment or task is becoming easier and easier. Microsoft Outlook 2007 has a feature called the To-Do Bar which I use daily to map out my day/week. It’s very configurable, includes a Calendar, my upcoming Meetings and my Active Tasks. Although enabled by default I like to [...]
One of the more common topics/questions in our Free Tech Support Forum is How-To repair or recover email from a corrupt Microsoft Outlook PST file. I personally use PST files daily with Outlook for email archiving and other workflows I follow which is why I backup my PST files weekly. If I were to lose [...]
Outlook 2007 provides access to our email, calendars, and contacts. But, what many people overlook however is how great of an RSS feed reader Outlook 2007 is. For a General Tutorial on what RSS is and how it can be useful, take a look at this article from the groovyArchives – What is an [...]
With the Side-by-side calendar view support of Outlook 2007, adding my Google Calendar to my Outlook 2007 client at work was a simple yet effective way for me to avoid missing personal appointments. The process works by configuring Outlook to connect or subscribe to the Google Calendars Private ICAL address.
Many Outlook users in the corporate environment are familiar with the Out of Office Assistantand use the outlook function to alert customers or colleagues when they are not checking email because of vacation or illness etc… As convenient as it might be however, the Outlook feature requires your email server be a Microsoft Exchange Server [...]
Many people don’t realize it but it’s possible to change the Outlook Color Scheme with just a few simple clicks. If your like me and you stare at Outlook ALL DAY, this is nice little feature as ANY change is good change. Update: See this groovyPost for the step-by-step for Changing the Color Scheme [...]
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (5.1MB) | Embed Enabling the Out of Office Auto Response feature in Outlook (also called Vacation Mode by some) is a handy way of letting co-workers or customers know your away from the Office (vacation / holiday etc..) and not checking email regularly. Turning on the feature is [...]
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (6.0MB) | Embed Delaying or Scheduling the sending / delivery of an Email in Outlook can be VERY handy for those times when you want to draft and send an email but don’t want it delivered until a specific date and time. Many people do this at work [...]
With all the recent press, Twitter’s popularity is surging. 9.3 Million visitors in March and growing. Although I’m still deciding if Twitter is right for @groovyPost, I’m sure many of you my groovyReaders out there are already using Twitter therefore when I found this groovy tool called OutTwit I know I had to write-up a [...]
A few days ago I explained How-To Defer the Delivery of sent items / emails using GMAIL. This is particularly handy for those “OH NO I HIT SEND” moments where you wish you could take back an email almost the same instant you sent it. Personally, I’ll never forget an early period in my career [...]
Like everyone these days, I get a lot of email. A few years ago I stumbled across a feature of Microsoft Outlook which helps prevent me from missing important emails namely from my Boss or an important customer. If nothing else, it’s a simple and easy way to quickly triage your Inbox using Color Codes. [...]
There are many compelling reasons to use the free Google Email Server GMAIL. It’s free, it has great SPAM protection, the mailboxes are huge and best of all, you can access your email from ANYWHERE! Now, all that being said, although the Web Interface for GMAIL is pretty good, many people (including myself) still prefer [...]