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Windows 7: Odd OUTLOOK issue needing help

31 Aug 2013   #21
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Back to the drawing board mate .. Seems some Versions don't have


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31 Aug 2013   #22
linnemeyerhere

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

I'm wondering if saving all my info and settings then un-installing and re-installing would help get the sent mail function back. I'd rather not at the moment but may be forced to ?
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31 Aug 2013   #23
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Not sure about that mate ... I think it has to do with the ost File ...Have a look at the Link below

Repair Outlook Data Files (.pst and .ost) - Outlook - Office.com
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31 Aug 2013   #24
linnemeyerhere

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

I'll give this a good read and report back, heck having to help a friend now in much worse self inflicted computer hell at the moment. Make my issue seem like nothing !
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31 Aug 2013   #25
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Its always best to think things over first .. Never make a hasty decision
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31 Aug 2013   #26
linnemeyerhere

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Exactly and it's not the end of the world it's just that my sent messages are sitting in an Outbox that will keep growing.
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31 Aug 2013   #27
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Well if it gets that full maybe this will help ...

Delete a message stuck in Outlook's Outbox - Outlook Tips
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31 Aug 2013   #28
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Alan, you are not alone apparently. Have a look at some of the replies on THIS thread:

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Well, further to my previous post, I have followed other thread advice and remove (backup first!) all the files under my profile. 'C:\document and setting \ %myprofile%\application data\microsoft\outlook '. restarted outlook, which created 2 files: "outcmd.dat" and "Outlook.srs" under my profile directory.

And now outlook seem to work accordingly, which is send email from the outbox....
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01 Sep 2013   #29
xunile

Win 7 x64
 
 

Have you tried running scanpst.exe on your outlook PST file? That can solve alot of issues pertaining to Outlook problems. Just make sure to back up your pst file first.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/287497
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02 Sep 2013   #30
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

I'll check these both out soon and report back and thanks for the idea's. I'll do a back up and then give em a go.
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