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Merging email from Outlook 2003

Q: Merging email from Outlook 2003

Hi to all, it has been a while since I have been back here. My request is, I have a user who has a new laptop replacing his old one. He is running Windows XP Pro and Office 2003 on both laptops. I used the file and transfer wizard, but he still has email on his old laptop in the inbox that he would like to merg with the email in his new laptop in the inbox. Would you be able to point me to the right direction. Thanks.

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A: Merging email from Outlook 2003

I guess no one can help me in this matter, so I will move on to another forum.

Thanks anyway.

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/merging-email-from-outlook-2003.414937/
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Does the laptop come w/ a program to customize keyboard settings? Maybe that a look at that. My Logitech keyboard came w/ a program called Setpoint which allows me to choose what email program to open when the button is pressed. I had an eMachine keyboard w/ an email button that opens up the default email program. So that's something else to check. Maybe the computer forgot what the default email program is.
 

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A:Mapping to or from Windows SBS 2003

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I would suggest a few things:

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A:Comcast Mail to Outlook Express

Your Comcast email is known as a Webmail solution, while Outlook, Outlook Express
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You are a little vague on specifics.

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Could it be a faulty USB-connection?
Surf to http://www.sourcequest.com/ and D/L their test-version of SourceUSB.
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A:NAS and email knowledge lacking.

NAS devices (Network Attached Storage) just attach to your LAN using the File Sharing,
Map Network Drives capability.

1) Internet access to one of YOUR LAN drives is a big security hole, so that's not the
right approach.

2) depending upon the software you use to send/receive, sharing email files can easily corrupt them and you lose everything.

If I wanted Internet access to my email, I would use a Webbased email solution
(like gmail), configure it to retain all down loaded email, and the use my pc
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repeat for all attendees
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Re:Looking for Video Email Marketing!

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A:Lost internet connection in 2003 after virus

Article ID : 811259
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/811259
 

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xxdanielxx said:



hey I am helping this person who wanted to setup a VPN. I installed an extra GB LAN card into his server. But I am having trouble getting it to, does he need to have a static IP or can he use his DHCP from his ISP provider thanksClick to expand...

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A:Have email access...but can't pull internet up on browser

Hello, Mudshack, and welcome to Techspot :wave:

Please take a look at the following threads to make your experience here as enjoyable as possible

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SNGX1275's Guide to making a good post/thread

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Knowing someone's location in the world can be extremely helpful, even if you just put a country.

Also remember to post any problems or questions that you have in the appropriate forums

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A:Windows 2003 DNS server questions

The answers require way too long a response for this forum. We recommend you obtain copies of

Windows Server 2003: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guide) by Martin S Matthews (Paperback - April 11, 2003)

and

Microsoft Windows Server(TM) 2003 Inside Out by William R. Stanek (Paperback - Jul 7, 2004)

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Hi Twinkletla1 and welcome to the TS Forum :wave:

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Check with technical support for Motorola Q phone... To see if they have any issues like you have described above..
 

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A:Windows 2003 Server USB disconnects itself?

You might want to go into your Device manager and right click on the USB key, and check for any "Power Saving options". Your server might be telling it to shut off after so long.
 

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A:Websites don't load, can't send Email

refer to this tutorial
 

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I have sonfigured the DNS forwarding to the ISP ip and still nothing.

Anyone have any ideas

If you need more information just let me know.

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A:Windows Server 2003 R2 problems

Ideas...

Try pinging the loopback (127.0.0.1) on each client computer to verify the services needed are running and if those come back good, ping the router. Let me know what happens from there.
 

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Here is something i just got on EBAY!

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I wish to install Windows 2003 server on this system. So far I have


Used the SmartStartCD 5.5 and installed the BIOS.
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http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserversystem/updateservices/downloads/WSUSSP1.mspx

how many clients does this server have? does it run exchange?
 

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A:This shops QUOTE page; help me decide and EMAIL ME THE QUOTE! :)

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Could this be the cause of the problem? and if so how do I fix it?


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abcit.no-ip.info. - 82.163.45.58

Step 2: If still unsuccessful, queue the E-mail for later delivery.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Trying to connect to all mailservers:

abcit.no-ip.info. - 82.163.45.58 [Could not connect: Could not receive data: Operation timed out.]
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A:Windows cannot connect to domain (2003)...computer account not found

I would look at the network before you look at the OS, when it happens see if you can ping the server by name and IP, also look in the event viewer of the machine and see if there is anything showing up in there.

Regards
 

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Much thanks for the info Rick, thats pretty much the confirmation i was hoping for. And as to the software, i can always kick of a script to backup if their consumer software wont work on 2003.

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A:DSL/Outlook Express problem

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A:IIS6.0 - server 2003

Forgive me for asking, but is it the HTML code possibly?

Do your users have permissions on those folders?

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A:Trying to get RAID 1 working on MSI mobo with Server 2003

A quick update:

I just turned off auto-restarting after a BSOD and then setup the RAID again just as before, choosing NOT to clear disk data. This time I actually just get missing NTLDR. ARG. I rebuilt the array, and this time I get the BSOD which gives little detail except the code 0x0000007B. Which MS says could be bad drivers or a boot sector virus (makes sense huh?).

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if emails come to a mail client like thunderbird ot mozilla you can view the whole content
view message source
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A:Cannot access internet, can receive email, use FTP, can ping out

May sound daft, but have you ran the Internet connection wizard, sometimes it just fixes things.
 

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A:Moving from Windows Server NT to Windows Server 2003

Are you getting a new server with 2003 on it or just upgrading the existing box to 2003?

If it's upgrading the existing server, start here:
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A:Merging partitions

No partitioning utility will merge it in 15 minutes. Count on it taking hours.

Merging partitions is rather fishy business and only the most advanced utilities can do it (Partition Magic). You can just resize-copy-resize-copy-delete of course.
 

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A:Email not being sent

Normally this would be an incorrect DNS configuration on a Windows Server. Check your event viewer. If there are DNS errors, you may want to resolve those first. If you DNS is clean, you still may want to use the IP address of your Mail Server instead of the domain name. Additionally, something I've run into in the past is some ISP's only allow sending of mail within so many seconds of POP3 authentication. I believe QWest does this. This is their way of preventing relaying but it screwed me up seeing how they provide our connectivity but my POP3 email is with another company that houses our domain so I never downloaded POP3 from Qwest. It could be that username and password authentication are required to get around this. I'm not sure where that setting is but I'll try to remember to look on my server at work tomorrow. If I find anything good, I'll let you know.
 

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A:Outlook Express Disappearance

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You can do this if you have 2 NIC's on the server, one connected to the internet and one connected to the the other PC, then share your internet connection. I would strongly advise that you have some sort of protection in place, like ISA Server or similar, if you do this because your server will now be directly connected to the internet making it more vulnerable to hacks, attacks, and viruses.
 

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A:trying to send email from wireless connection

"unable to send" means what? What program are you using? What kind of a mail account?
 

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A:Yahoo email problems with verizon dsl

it could be many things, but let's start with some basics.
You mentioned Verizon DSL, implying a telephone connection rather than
a cable. Secondly, how do you access your original ISP; dial-up?

Started after loading their software -- what does that package do?
Is it like AOL which presents the whole interface of a browser (totally unnecessary).

With the DSL modem in place, I would bet you could just start any browser and
it would access the Internet just fine - - including your Yahoo Email. Once your
computer has IP, Gateway and DNS addresses, your good to go and all programs
which have tcp/ip ability will run without knowing how or who(the isp) got
installed or configured.

you can verify your tcp thus;
run->enter the word
cmd
hit enter
then type
ipconfig /all

results look like
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : xxxx.adelphia.net
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-0F-B1-3C-CC-1D
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . ... . . . : 192.168.0.4
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 68.111.16.30
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but your specifics will be unique to Verizon
 

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VPN Setup on Windows 2003 - ANY OTHER IDEAS?

I run trying to run a VPN server on Windows 2003. I have allowed port 1743 through the company firewall for PPTP.

I have also allowed access to login through VPN on account profiles. When I try to connect to the VPN it says "Connecting to vpn.theserver.com". It then says "Verifying Username and Password..." It hangs there for a minute and comes back saying "Error 721, The Remote Computer did not responed".

If I stop the VPN server service I never get "Verifying User..." It just never connects. So this tells me its making it through the firewall. Has anyone had a problem like this and know of to fix it?

Thank you.
Chris Taylor
 

A:VPN Setup on Windows 2003

HI Chris,

Sounds like an authentication issue, the problem could lie with your router..have you configured your router to allow a range of IP address?
 

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