When it comes to Outlook, Microsoft has stated that they spend plenty of time and effort to ensure that their clients have a pleasant experience when using Outlook. Still, surprisingly, Outlook users do not spend more time reading emails, fixing attachments, or making notes in Outlook than reading emails. Additionally, more than half of the employees stated that they have never been bothered by the sluggish performance or difficult-to-navigate interface of Outlook. WhaOutlook really needs an inbox for ideas and tools, a calendar, tasks and alerts, a To-Dobar for reminders and alarms, and a way to handle emails and keep the address book. The problem is that Microsoft has added additional features like the navigational toolbar and added complexity to the platform. As a result, Outlook users spend more time managing the data, and getting the most out of the platform is not always easy.
Instead of making Microsoft’s intermediate progress, some users decide to downgrade to Outlook 2003. While Outlook 2003 is a great product that many Mac users love because it comes with a cool new interface, it can be frustrating if you are accustomed to Outlook’s filing system or email management system. One problem that keeps happening is that some Outlook 2003 users miss out on an important step in installing the application. The IMAP4 connections become unreadable, and therefore the Outlook cannot connect to your corporate network. This happens when the mailbox is corrupt.
In many cases, Outlook users delete the folder that contains the RMVB extension. There is a Windows 2003 application that can be used to fix the error, and a third-party application called the “RescueIt” software. This application is being used because of the time limit attached to the IMAP4 protocol. If you don’t have this kind of time limit, then you can download the damaged file and then replace the contents. With IMAP, it’s a little different. Since there is an RMVB extension, you can use the Inbox Repair Tool to fix the problem. This tool will examine your deletions and try to fix them. If you can move the contacts around, you can save them and then use the Restore command to restore the password list.
With the trouble ticket history and the user searches, lots of users are hoping that the new Microsoft Outlook will solve the trouble ticket generation process and make the troubleshooting efforts less time-consuming. It’s a good thing that Microsoft Outlook has plenty of troubleshooting resources. One of the most desired resources is the Exchange Server Troubleshooting Wizard. This tool is intended to give you a good idea about how to root out trouble. You might want to use the Exchange Server Troubleshooting Wizard for troubleshooting Outlook without unloading the Exchange Server. You can go to the Start button and go running. A whole box would open up. Go to the Text box (as shown in the screenshot above), type “Regedit,” and then click OK. Once the registry editor opens, you will notice that all the folders starting with “IMAP” will contain the local OST file. You can browse your OST file through the “Select ServiceRootFolder” command. This will navigate you to the exact location of your OST file. You can also use the BOOTPicked Server action to navigate your OST file manually. This will ensure that you have the exact folder and file settings just in case the structure becomes unreadable.
If you browse through your OST file, you will see that the email messages will appear as attachments. You can use your own analysis tool to analyze these attachments if you want. It’s actually a good way to know whether the attachments are corrupted or not. If you opened the attachment from Outlook, it’s most likely that you have some problem with the email message.
Another reason these messages could be corrupt is the way the email program opens and stores the email messages in the first place. To reduce the possibility of corruption, you should try saving your email messages in a separate folder. It’s not perfect since there are several drawbacks to this, but it will likely fix your problem.
If you have already opened your email message and it still fails to open, then you can try saving a version of it in a .pst file. It’s also possible that you accidentally saved it in the wrong format. Save a backup of your .pst file, or at least a copy with the same format as the original if you are unsure what the file contains.
The solution for all your Outlook setup problems is simply software that cleans up your OST file. You will be able to open your Outlook program quicker and use it more efficiently.