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Repair Broken Personal Folders in Outlook

Repair Broken Personal Folders in Outlook

A slow or error-prone Outlook might mean your Personal Folders—the place where all your appointments, messages, and other data are kept—are corrupt and in need of some fixin’. The How-To Geek shows you the ins and outs of using a built-in Outlook tool to back up and repair your data,…

Empty Your Outlook Inbox with the “Zero Email Bounce”

Empty Your Outlook Inbox with the “Zero Email Bounce”

Microsoft Outlook user and GTDer Scott Hanselman uses flags and search folders to clear his inbox. Scott writes: I also try to get to ZEB (Zero Email Bounce) every day or so. This is when you “bounce” up against zero emails in your inbox… This doesn’t mean that you’ve done…

Boilerplate Text and Images in Outlook

Boilerplate Text and Images in Outlook

Microsoft Outlook 2007 only: If there are certain phrases or images you put in email messages, Outlook 2007’s Quick Parts feature saves those up for easy reuse. The Productivity Portfolio blog explains how to save email bits—like a company logo, directions, company policy or signatures—to your Quick Parts gallery and…