In response to our recent post on retrieving files on your Mac via email, Lifehacker reader and blogger Shantanu Goel built a Microsoft Outlook macro to perform the same function for the Windows crowd. Like the original AppleScript, Shantanu's macro requires a "magic word" in the subject of the email to trigger the macro; then you need to know the full path to the file you want to retrieve. If you're not that familiar with your filesystem, it's probably not the solution for you. If you are familiar with the paths to your important files, though, this macro offers a great way to retrieve the file you forgot, and you can retrieve it anywhere you have email access.
Retrieve Any File on Your Home Computer via Email, Windows Edition
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