Yahoo.ca POP settings

November 12, 2008

For some reason, Yahoo.com does not allow you to connect to your email via a client such as Outlook without paying a yearly fee, but Yahoo.ca does. They’ve got no complaints from me.

In Outlook, use the following settings… under Account > Account Settings, click “New”

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on the bottom right, click “more settings”.

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click the “outgoing server” tab, and change these settings.

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on the “advanced” tab, change the above settings, then keep clicking the “ok”‘s until your back in your inbox.

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Enable Images in Outlook

August 26, 2007

In Outlook 2003:

1. Start Outlook.
2. On the Tools menu, click Options.
3. Click the Security tab, and then click Change Automatic Download Settings.
4. In the Automatic Picture Download Settings dialog box, click to clear the Don’t download pictures or other content automatically in HTML e-mail check box.
5. Click OK two times.

 In Outlook 2007:

1. Click on “Tools”, then “Trust Center”

2. Click on “Attachment Download”

3. Uncheck the box next to “don’t download images automatically…”


Outlook rules stopped working

May 16, 2007

You can run them manually if they no longer run automatically. You may be able to fix the problem with the following command, but you may lose your rules in the process.

outlook.exe /cleanprofile

source: techguylabs.com

Here’s another method from techyforums.com

If your rules have stopped working or are working inconsistently then it could me due to a corruption in your data file. Luckily there are a couple of built in tools that should be able to fix this problem.

Browse to C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MSMAPI\1033 and there should be to exe’s:

  • scanpst.exe
  • scanost.exe

Close down Outlook and make sure that any Outlook processes are also closed then put the above exe’s one at a time.


Delete all items in Outlook Calender

April 10, 2007

Warning  The following steps will delete all items in your calendar, including holidays that are automatically added to the calendar. You can re-add or remove holidays deleted during these steps, but your other items will be unrecoverable.

1. In the Navigation Pane, click Calendar.
2. On the View menu, point to Arrange By, point to Current View, and then click By Category.
3. Click Categories: (none), and then press CTRL+A.
4. All items in the list should now be selected.
5. Press DELETE.
s: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/HA010955511033.aspx


Disable Preview Pane in Outlook

April 10, 2007

(may vary slightly by version)

You can change your default view by going to
View-> Arrange By-> Current View-> Define Views…
Here you can edit the default Messages view. Since modifying this view
doesn’t effect the folders you already have modified I recommend defining a
new view and apply that view on first use of the folder.

If you want to only disable the Preview Pane in individual folders, make sure the folder is selected. Go to ‘View’, then ‘Preview Pane’, and choose ‘off’.

source: groups.google.com