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PST File access is denied after upgrading to Windows 10

After upgrading to Windows 10, I can no longer start Outlook and get the following error:

Cannot start Microsoft Outlook. Cannot open the Outlook window. The set of folders cannot be opened. File access is denied. You do not have the permission required to access the file
C:\Users\Robert\Documents\Outlook Files\Robert.pst.

How do I give myself access to my own pst-file again?

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Outlook can’t send after upgrading to Windows 10

I just upgraded to Windows 10 and now Outlook can’t send anymore. All the mail server settings are correct and interestingly enough, the test message is successful as well. The error message I get it;

Error message: ‘Robert – Sending’ reported error (0x800CCC13): ‘Cannot connect to the network. Verify your network connection or modem’

How can I get sending back to work again?

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Windows 10 and Outlook compatibility

Before I take the plunge and upgrade to Windows 10, I’d really like to know the following;

Which versions of Outlook are supported on Windows 10?

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Sorting Draft messages by date

I seem to have collected quite a bit of Draft messages over the years. Some are indeed current Drafts, some are templates that I regularly use and others are just left-overs from messages which I cancelled but Outlook decided to save anyway.

I now want to clean up that folder but they appear to be sorted randomly and the date is indicated as “None”. Can still I sort my Drafts chronologically?

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Add a printer specifically for Outlook

I’ve got a printer with relatively expensive ink cartridges as I’ve mainly bought it for printing photos. However, on occasion, I also need to print out some other things which are usually emails.

To prevent wasting precious ink, I always change my printing settings to use black ink only (greyscale), use the economy/draft mode of my printer and sometimes even set it to print double-sided. These are quite some clicks each time I need to print and I actually sometimes forget to set it.

Is there any way to make this the default when printing from Outlook?

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Forward emails only when Automatic Replies (OOF) is enabled

I’m not always in the office but I’m quite consistent with enabling the Automatic Replies feature while I’m away.

Would it be possible to forward my emails to somebody else only when I have Automatic Replies enabled?

If so, can I also forward emails to my private address when the message was sent with high priority or from a specific colleague?

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Showing Appointment and Meeting details and notes directly in the Calendar

I’ve adjusted the time scale in the Calendar (I’ve set it to 15 minutes), so that my work time hours completely fill the visible Calendar area on my screen.

Now some of my longer appointments are just big blobs of color.

Is there anyway to fill this space with some more meaningful info such as the notes I wrote in the appointment?

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Bookmark to create a new message in OWA

At work we use Outlook but when I’m away from the office, I only have access to my mail via Outlook Web App (OWA). As this is in a browser, I was wondering the following:

Is it possible to create a bookmark, favorite or even a Desktop shortcut to quickly create a new email in OWA?

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Who has already read that message in our shared mailbox?

We have a shared mailbox at work where, amongst others, informational messages are coming in. Usually they end up hanging there for days because nobody knows who has read it already and who hasn’t.

Is there a way in Outlook to find out who have read the message?

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Recurring Appointments and Meetings are being archived

Outlook’s AutoArchive feature just ran and it took out all the recurring Appointments and Meetings from my main Calendar folder. It never did that before!

I’m now also missing all the Birthday reminders.

How can I easily reinstate all my recurring Calendar items to my main Calendar folder, and how can I tell AutoArchive to stop archiving these recurring items?

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