William Lefkovics


William Lefkovics is a technical writer specializing in messaging and collaboration solutions and is technical director of Mojave Media Group in Las Vegas. He is an MCSE and a Microsoft Exchange Server MVP.

Q: What's the purpose of Microsoft Outlook's Outbox and why might messages get stuck there? 1
The Outbox in Microsoft Outlook holds messages that can't be sent due to the SMTP server being unavailable; you might not realize messages haven't been delivered if you're not paying attention.
Q: How can I create distribution lists in Microsoft Outlook by using categories?
You can use color-coded categories with Contacts in Microsoft Outlook to develop lists for specific email needs.
Q: How do I repair an .ost file offline if there's no scanost.exe in Outlook 2010? 1
ScanOST isn't available in Microsoft Outlook 2010, but if you have problems with Offline Folders, you can to run ScanPST to repair .ost files.
Q: How can I add notes to messages in Microsoft Outlook? 2
Microsoft Outlook has limited ability to include notes with messages, but a third-party add-in, EmailNotes for Outlook, is a useful tool for adding notes to specific messages.
Customizing OWA in Exchange Server 2010 1
Customization of OWA ranges from superficial color changes, to full branding, to radical interface changes.
Q: Can you reclaim a Task in Outlook after you've assigned it?
After a user has accepted an assigned task in Microsoft Outlook, there's no way for the originator to reclaim it, but there are some easy workarounds for recreating the same task.
Q: What are MailTips used for in Exchange 2010 with Outlook 2010?
Outlook 2010 MailTips provide information about sender or recipient mailbox conditions before a message is sent to aid efficient communications.
Q: How can I make sure my Deleted Items folder is empty in Microsoft Outlook? 1
The best way to delete all items from the Deleted Items folder in Microsoft Outlook is to use the Empty Folder option because deleted folder contents don't show in the main pane.
Q: How is email content in the Outlook Social Connector dependent on indexing?
Microsoft Outlook's Social Connector pane displays information about current email addresses, which is based on the Windows Search index.
Q: Does Microsoft Outlook support iCalendar?
Microsoft Outlook supports the iCal format so you can import and export calendar information between applications.
Q: Is there an easy way to integrate Twitter with Microsoft Outlook 2010?
The TwInbox Outlook add-in for Outlook 2010 provides full-featured integration of Twitter and is easy to set up.
Q: Can I change the highlight color on search terms within Outlook?
Microsoft Outlook use yellow to highlight found search terms by default, but you can change the color to avoid confusion with highlight color used in message composition.
Q: What are my certification options for Microsoft Outlook? 1
Microsoft offers user-focused certifications for Microsoft Outlook and other Office applications, and third-party vendors provide their own certifications.
Q: What can you use the Notes field for in Microsoft Outlook forms? 7
Use the Notes field in Microsoft Outlook Contacts, Tasks, and Calendar items to store additional information about the item.
Q: What does the File as option for Contacts do in Microsoft Outlook? 1
Microsoft Outlook's File as option for Contacts lets you choose how a contact is displayed when viewed in other areas of Outlook.
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