Patch Tuesday And Flash Update

Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday has come and gone this week with a very small number of patches for Office programs and nothing at all for Windows. Most of your computers restarted Tuesday night. You’re likely to also be seeing prompts this week to update Adobe Flash...

Searching All Mail In Outlook

One of the most powerful tools you can add to Outlook is a search folder that allows you to search through all of your messages with a single click. I wrote about Michael Linenberger’s suggestion to create an All Mail Search Folder a few months ago. If you haven’t set...

Techniques To Avoid Outlook Slowdowns

Previously: Understanding Outlook Slowdowns If you were following along, you know that Outlook mailboxes run by Exchange Server can slow down if there are too many items in “core folders” – Inbox, Sent Items, Deleted Items, Contacts, and Calendar. Separately,...

Understanding Outlook Slowdowns

These are important guidelines for Outlook users with mailboxes run by Exchange Server. I will be discussing this with my clients that have busy mailboxes! Reduce the number of items in core folders Outlook has five folders that are considered “core folders” or...