Deleting old messages


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Deleting old messages

It comes a time to do a little spring cleaning, and for Outlook that means getting rid of our old deleted messages. Remember that when you press Delete, it only moves it to the Deleted Items folder. By getting rid of old messages, we can reduce the amount of space Outlook consumes, speed up our searches, and keep our network administrators happy. Outlook gives us a few ways to do this. If you simply want to empty the trash, that is to delete everything in the Deleted Items folder, point to Deleted Items, right-click and choose Empty Deleted Items. This will remove everything in your Deleted Items. But since clearing out the entire Deleted Items folder is a little extreme for most of us, a more selective approach might be better.

A quick method is to use the mailbox cleanup tools. While viewing your Inbox, pull down the Tools menu and choose Mailbox Cleanup. From here, I can review messages that are old or large based on the criteria that I specify. I'm going to choose to show messages ...

Deleting old messages
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Deleting old messages provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Diskin as part of the Outlook 2007 Power Shortcuts

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