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New Video Added to Outlook Inbox Ninja Course: Showing More Old Email

I have a pet peeve with newer versions of Outlook/Exchange. The default setting for these is to cache (or store) less mail locally, meaning when you scroll or search, only newer mail is shown and older mail may be completely … Continue reading

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Which is the Real Outlook Archive folder?

There are multiple ways to archive mail in Outlook. Each can lead to a folder or folder group on the left side of your Outlook window with the word Archive on it. As a result, you might have an Archive … Continue reading

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Faxing vs. Emailing, and Security

My doctor, who is part of a large modern medical complex, will not let me email him anything–even simple questions. But he is happy for me to fax things to him. I often wondered about that: why? I just read … Continue reading

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Using Online (In-Place) Archive in Exchange (New Video)

If you use Exchange and need a True archiving solution (one that makes room on your mail server), you might want to look at Microsoft’s latest and preferred archive solution. You will see it called both In-Place Archive and called … Continue reading

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The Amazing (and underused) Exchange Retention Policies: They Can Help Clear your Inbox and Folders

Microsoft Exchange includes an elaborate, mostly behind the scenes, facility to automatically delete old mail. It’s got a ton of rather complicated features mostly set by your Exchange Administrator if they choose to use them. But there are some optional … Continue reading

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11 Months Left On Clutter Folder

When Microsoft rolled out Outlook’s Focused Inbox a year or so ago, it announced that it would discontinue their support for the Clutter Folder in Outlook. Well, that time is fast approaching: Microsoft just announced that January 31, 2020 is … Continue reading

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Outlook’s New Simplified Ribbon Menu

Windows Outlook has an optional new “Simplified Ribbon” menu at its top that is now rolling out to many users in the monthly Office 365 updates. I just recently got it, and I really, really like it.  I’ll create a … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Solving the Mystery of Outlook AutoArchive

New and veteran Outlook users alike are often confused by the Windows Desktop Outlook utility called AutoArchive. In these days of using cloud computing, having huge server storage space, and carrying mobile devices, AutoArchive may seem to many like an … Continue reading

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