OutlookTools good tool to configure settings

If someone needs a nice free tool to configure settings for Microsoft Outlook, not knowing where to find the settings we recommend OutlookTools utility.
They can be downloaded from:


With the graphical interface of this tool, we can make modifications in Outlook, which normally we would do in the Windows registry or in the settings of the Outlook.

This tool enables us, inter alia:

  • easy access to Outlook settings
  • change the folder where the data is stored in Outlook
  • configured to run Outlook with various switches, which we wrote here: Outlook – switches
  • unlocking attachments
  • Setting a new message alerts
  • a few other things

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Exchange 2013 new solutions

The emergence of a new version of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 introduces some changes to the Exchange environment. These changes concern both the design and administration of the servers.

Microsoft Exchange 2013 Preview can be downloaded here:


System Requirements
System requirements have not changed significantly in relation to the requirements for Microsoft Exchange 2010.

The new Administration Console
In the new version there is a new console to administer servers and users. This console was called the EMC (Exchange Administration Center) and replaces consoles EMC (Exchange Management Console) and ECP (Exchange Control Panel).
The new console is said to have run faster, and she also has the support to be fast in large organizations Exchange.

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Microsoft Windows 8 – 26 October 2012

Today at the meeting of retailers of Microsoft, Steven Sinofsky announced that the new Windows 8 will be available to customers in the form of updates and a new system installed on the computers already on 26 October 2012.
Previously it was only known that this system will have its premiere in autumn 2012.

Microsoft Windows 8 introduces the revolutionary changes especially in the interface, the interface breaks zdotychczasowym desktop interface in favor of Metro with “tiles”.

The new interface is designed primarily for touch screen devices – tablet PCs, smart phones, because of ordinary computers attempt to connect these devices can be a big challenge for Microsoft.
Microsoft Windows 8 would not suffer the fate of Microsoft Windows Vista.

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Microsoft Outlook 2013 Preview what’s new

With the release of Microsoft Office 2013 Preview obtain the new version of Microsoft Outlook. The new version is designed to communicate with all what it will go, Outlook allows us to connect with your Facebook, LinkedIn, My Sites, without the installation of additional plugins.

Microsoft Outlook 2013 can be installed on Windows 7 and Windows 8 Preview.
To use the new Outlook to the mailbox located on the Exchange server, it must be one of the following versions:

  • Exchange 2007
  • Exchange 2010
  • Exchange 2013 Preview

The first change that I can see when you start Microsoft Outlook 2013 is to change the colors. The preview version of the application splash screen is blue (like Lync), not orange.

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Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Preview

At yesterday’s conference, Microsoft presented new versions of Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsfot Lync, Microsoft Sharepoint, Microsoft Office.

Preview versions can be downloaded here:

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Preview description – http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/en-us/exchange-preview.aspx

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Preview Download: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/evalcenter/hh973395

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Microsoft Office 2013 Preview

Microsoft has announced that on 07.16.2012 is the day of official release a new beta of Microsoft Office 2013. On this day also will be held at the Microsoft conference will present the details and news that appear in Office 2013.

On this occasion it was the Office Next blog devoted to the new Microsoft Office 2013
You can find it at this address:


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White Space Viewer GUI

On the telnetport25.com website we can find utility that can show us in graphical mode information on the amount of whitespace available to the Exchange databases.

Whitespace – is the amount of available free space in the Exchange database. Edb, which can be used by the mailbox located at the base will be enlarged until the entire database file. Edb mailboxes because of the increase.

So if we remove the mailbox at the base or deleted emails are in the database after a specified period is defined in the settings of the Exchange database, the deleted data is permanently deleted from the database or file. Edb. Unfortunately, the. Edb itself is not reduced only retains its size, such as he had, and will appear in the free space (whitespace), which will first be used to create new mailboxes in the database or from growing the current boxes. This allows the database file itself. EDB will increase its size until the database is available space whitespace.

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Multi-Mailbox Search change in licensing

Soon Microsoft will update information about licensing Microsoft Exchange 2010.

In view of the considerable interest and use by organizations, the Multi-Mailbox Search Microsoft has decided to change the licensing function.
To date, this function required a license the Enterprise CAL for each mailbox, which was to be included in searches, not long, but this has changed and this box will require only a standard CAL license.
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Outlook command-line switches

Microsoft Outlook has a whole range of switches that can be used at startup to help diagnose problems with Outlook or use them in scripts.
In this way we can determine how to run Outlook, determine what you want to run the program, which profile, and what settings.

To run Outlook with the appropriate switch run the Run dialog then type outlook.exe, and the switch, the case does not matter.


Available switches

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