Configure and Maintain
How to create an email account to only receive email, not send it, in Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2013.
Where to find scanpst.exe in Outlook 2013 traditional install and click to run installs.
Rename the email account names and the data files names seen in Outlook's folder list. Works in Outlook 2013 as well as older versions of Outlook.
How to import a backup copy of a .wab file and to Outlook installed on Windows 7 or 8,
How to move Outlook from a Windows 7 computer to a new computer running Windows 7 or 8.
The message that comes up when Outlook can't set up an encrypted connection automatically caught a couple of users off guard this week. After calling their mail provider to verify the account supports encryption, they asked me what was wrong with Outlook. An encrypted connection to your mail server is not available. Click next to
How to configure an Outlook.com email account in Outlook. You can use POP3, Outlook Connector, or EAS (Outlook 2013).
How to use a batch file to backup Microsoft Outlook personal files (*.pst). Includes sample batch files.
If you upgraded to Windows 8 and can't find your data files, the news is good. In all likelihood, the data files aren't missing. When Windows 8 upgrades your computer, it creates a folder called "windows.old" and it contains all of the files used by the previous Windows installation, including your user account files.
Although Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010's autodiscover feature makes short work of creating profiles, using a PRF to create profiles is still useful, especially if you use a lot of personal folders (*.pst) or have a large number of POP3 and IMAP accounts and are testing Windows betas. Most users will be happy just to