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Outlook 2016 cannot delete an incomplete mail account (pst) data file

Q: Outlook 2016 cannot delete an incomplete mail account (pst) data file

Installed MS Office 2016. In setting up an email account in Outlook, I somehow left off the .com part of my email address but never the less, it appears as one of the email accounts on the screen. It does not appear under my account settings but I can see an entry under the data files tab. I can select it, then attempt "remove" and get this error msg. Its location is on one drive which cannot also be removed. It says it is being copied ?? It has been doing (it) for 12 hours now.

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Preferred Solution: Outlook 2016 cannot delete an incomplete mail account (pst) data file

I recommend downloading and running Outlook PST Repair. It's a PST repair tool that I've used it in the past to recover emails, contacts, tasks and notes from corrupt Outlook files that are damaged or inaccessible. Supports Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013.

You can download it direct from this link http://goo.gl/1bjhSi. (This link will automatically start a download of Outlook PST Repair that you can save to your computer.)

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Is there a way to make outlook delete mail in the sent folder with a imap account? I delete them and they stay, albeit with a strikethrough showing they are marked for deletion. But the only way to delete them so they are gone is go to my webmail page of the account and delete them there.

A:delete sent outlook mail imap account w/o doing it in webmail?

IMAP protocol's biggest advantage is also its biggest problem: the folders are and remain synchronized. You can move the sent messages to another folder to keep Sent folder empty, but in doing so both the Sent folders (local and server) will become and show empty.

Simple answer to your question: no, it's not possible. Check your provider if it is possible for you to use POP3 protocol, it would allow you deleting locally and keeping files on server and vice versa.

Kari

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We had a foster girl living with us for awhile and we had an e-mail account for her on our outlook express. Now it won't let us remove that account without the password. Does anyone know any tricks around this?
 

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Yesterday, my Outlook (2010) stopped retrieving e-mail from the Comcast server.  When I tried to fix it today, it still wouldn't work.  All the settings were correct, but it wouldn't retrieve my e-mail.  I deleted the account and recreated it.  Now, Outlook points to a new .pst file instead of my old Outlook.pst file, named [email protected]  To make matters worse, it doesn't delete the mail off the server.  Before, when I would open Outlook, it would download new message to my Inbox and delete them off the server.  The new messages would stay permanently in my Outlook inbox.  No more.  Now if I manually delete one through my Internet browser, it also deletes it out of my Outlook Inbox.  It’s as though the new account is just a window to the Comcast e-mail server.  I tried changing the Root Folder Path on the Advanced tab of the e-mail account settings to point to the location of my Outlook.pst folder, but that made no difference.  I also tried deleting a recent Microsoft update (KB3054976), but this did not help, either. This is a complete disaster for me, as I can't even send e-mail now, except through the server.  Any help will be greatly appreciated. 

A:Outlook 2010 e-mail account won't sync to Outlook.pst file

I figured this out.  When I reconfigured my e-mail account in Outlook, I used IMAP settings instead of POP3.  This was not how I did it before.  IMAP works great if one wants to keep all e-mail out on the server and access it from various devices.  That isn't what I do.  I changed the profile to POP3 and the poblem was solved.  Still don't know why it initially failed two nights ago, though. 

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Greetings.

I've just upgraded my Outlook 2010 ANSI .pst file to an Unicode format by creating a new .pst and importing data from the old .pst. I want to delete the old .pst, but I get the error message "You cannot delete this Outlook data file. Configuration information in the file is being copied to your new default data file. You can delete the file after this information is copied."

I don't think information is being copied, as I've waited to see if it would resolve, but I do think that there is still some connection to the old .pst file that is preventing deletion. I have changed the folder of my email accounts' storage location to the new Unicode .pst. What else do I need to do?

OS: Windows 7 64-bit.

Thanks.

A:Cannot delete Outlook 2010 data file

After the file change, did you try a reboot and recheck to see if issue persists.

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I installed Outlook 2016 on my Windows 10 pc.  I have contact lists saved by google mail and outlook.com mail.  How do I copy those contact lists into the Outlook 2016 desktop client?

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I installed Outlook 2016 on my Windows 10 pc.  I have contact lists saved by google mail and outlook.com mail.  How do I copy those contact lists into the Outlook 2016 desktop client?

A:Transfer contact lists into Outlook 2016 from google mail and outlook.com mail

This should help for Gmail:https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Import-Google-Gmail-contacts-into-Outlook-edbacfde-f48c-49da-a6a3-bcbb8f4f4819And this page has a section on exporting contacts from Outlook.com (the importing instructions from the link above should then work to import into Outlook 2016):https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Export-contacts-from-Outlook-10f09abd-643c-4495-bb80-543714eca73f

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Happy New Year!

I am trying to setup a new outlook data file for 2009 which will receive my email for the year. I save all my email on the various servers where I have email accounts and have the email forwarded to outlook. I setup the new pst for 2009 and redirected mail to it. Now all the previously stored email messages on the servers going back to 2007 are being re-downloaded to the new PST for 2009. Is there anyway to just have new email go to the new PST and leave the old email where it is? Or do I have to let everything download and just delete pre 2009 email once it is downloaded?

Hope it is clear what I am trying to do. Thank you in advance for your assistance. It is greatly appreciated.
 

A:Problem receiving mail in new outlook data file

Hi iamalobbyist
Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!
Just delete the e-mails you don't want. You could create a Rule to delete everything prior to the first of the year, it would probably take the same length of time for either task.

I just tried it and had the same results when I created a new .pst file and made it the new Default Delivery Location. All messages stored on the server downloaded again.
Normally, I just create a new .pst file label it for last year and move everything out of the current .pst file.

You can also enable Archiving and messages will be archived into an archive.pst file. Though I prefer manually archiving so I know what was moved.
 

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Set up:

Computer 1, Windows 7, Outlook 2016 as part of Office 365 installation (program not cloud account), running new email address 1 on POP mail. (and 2 other POP email addresses unrelated to email address 1)

Computer 2, Windows 7, Outlook 2016 as part of Office 365 installation (program not cloud account), running new email address 2 on POP mail. (and 1 other POP email address unrelated to email address 2)

Computer 3, Windows 10, Outlook 2016 as part of Office 365 installation (program not cloud account), running new email address 3 on POP mail. ALSO, running Windows 10 mail with 2 accounts added from Hotmail and also email address 3. (Son's computer)

My son set up the email address 3 on Windows mail. He would have accepted the default setup, which I am assuming is IMAP.

We only just got the 3 email addresses activated yesterday on a paid email hosting service. At first everything was working fine but then from time to time each of our Outlook 2016 programs had send/receive errors. I checked and rechecked the settings with the email host provider. They are set up on ports 995 and 465 using SSL. At first authentication was ticked but after having problems it was unchecked. It worked and then didn't work both ways. Each time I go and make a change or just even re-setup the same settings, the setup proceeds and get the successful test message. Can send & receive emails but then after a while start getting send/receive errors again. On Computers 1 & 2... Read more

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I have just set up a Gmail account and it works fine when accessed via the web. I tried all day to include it under my Outlook 2016 with no success. Imap is enabled under Gmail settings but I keep getting the following message when I test the account settings

'Log onto incoming mail server (IMAP) server failed.'

I have searched the web for a solution and have tried 993 and others for the port number and set SSL for the type of encrypted connection with no success.

Will someone please help me get my Gmail account set up under Win7 Outlook 2016?

Thank you.

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When I set up my Surface Pro 3 in 2015, I linked my gmail account to Outlook 2016. The other day, a log in pop up box started coming up prompting for a password in Outlook. I tried everything, but nothing worked, so none of my work emails were downloading. I tried to delete the account and start over. While the account is showing up, it isn't completely gone, and when I try to delete it a prompt comes up that says "the default data file cannot be removed because it is your default delivery location. After you have selected a default delivery location, your current file can be removed."

I'm just trying to re-establish my gmail account on Outlook 2016, so my work emails are being sent and received through Outlook. Make sense?

Any help would be most appreciated. I'm extremely frustrated and would be happy to take my computer somewhere for someone to help me, but don't know where to go?
 

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I've just done a clean install of Windows 10 on another PC; I've also installed Office 2016.

After all the fuss created with previous version of Outlook, I can't believe that Outlook 2016 still doesn't have an option to Export Account Settings. Has anyone got a way to do this?

A:Outlook 2016 Export Account Settings?

Hello Nigel,

When you open the File menu in Outlook 2016 you should get an option to export:

Does this provide a way to do what you want?

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I currently use Windows Live Mail but have installed Outlook 2016 in Office 365.
I know (I think) how to transfer my messages & contacts from WLM to Outlook.

I have a new 8.1 laptop on which I will also install Outlook 2016.
Is it possible to transfer Outlook data from old to new laptop?

Or would it be easier to install both WLM + Outlook on the new laptop and just do the transfer once on there?

A:Transfer Outlook 2016 data from old to new laptop?

Have a look at these websites to help with your transfers.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-au/kb/980534

https://www.howto-outlook.com/howto/...efromoewlm.htm

This last one does cover Outlook Express & Windows Mail, which were Windows XP & Windows Vista email programs respectively. But is does cover Windows live Mail that is a Windows 7 email program as well.

As far as going from the old laptop to the new one this website might help, assuming of course that you have transferred WLM to Outlook on the old computer first & it is working properly.

https://support.office.com/en-us/art...7-04d4b69cf9a0

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Hello,

System: Windows 10 Home, Version 1703, OS Build 15063.674, Outlook 2016 (all MS s/w fully updated).
Hardware: I7 chip-based laptop with 16 GB RAM

Issue:
I deleted two folders for which I had no further need. They went into the "Trash" folder in Outlook 2016. When I try to delete them permanently, however, I find that I cannot as they are recreated in seconds in the Trash folder.

Question:
How may I delete these folders permanently?

Thanks in advance for your help.
Lindsay
 

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I have a new computer.  I just noticed an old picture, which is not in my new computer saved, is STILL showing up as profile picture on emails I send.  I put a new picture up, BUT the old picture is still showing up on emails I forward.  HOW
CAN I DELETE THIS?
I have no pictures saved on my new computer in C drive, public folders.

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I am running Outlook 2016 under Win 10. Under all previous versions of Outlook I have be enable to increase the time a new email alert stays on the screen by editing the registry like this.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\DesktopAlerts
DWORD: TimeOn

I have set the value of that DWORD to 360000 in an attempt get the alert to stay on an hour. The alerts stay on only about 3 or 4 seconds.

How can I make the alerts stay on longer?

Thank you

A:New Mail Alerts in Outlook 2016

Hi
If you go into settings and then Ease of Use, select the bottom option 'Other Options'

you can then set the notifications for various intervals between 5 secs and 5 mins

Notifications Display Time - Change in Window 10 - Windows 10 Forums

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When I installed Outlook 2016 on a Windows 10 PC, it automatically downloaded all of my mail history from Google mail.  Now I want to delete some of those emails in batches.  I would like to do a search for a keyword in the spam, such as "sweepstakes" and then click a "Delete All" button, or something like that.  How do I do that?

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When I installed Outlook 2016 on a Windows 10 PC, it automatically downloaded all of my mail history from Google mail.  Now I want to delete some of those emails in batches.  I would like to do a search for a keyword in the spam, such as "sweepstakes" and then click a "Delete All" button, or something like that.  How do I do that?

A:Outlook 2016 function to delete email in batches.

Best that I can suggest is do the search. In the result search window, if you want to delete them all, then single left-click on the first item in the list to highlight it, then scroll to the bottom of the list, and then single left-click on the last item while holding down the Shift key. This should now result in highlighting all emails in the list. Then hit the delete key or the trash icon (if there is one...I would assume there is, but I am not using Outlook 2016 at the moment and don't even have a Windows computer running an older version of Outlook fired up right now...using a Mac at the moment).

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newcomer just looking for an answer to: how one forwards their outlook mail account to an aim.com mail account?
 

A:How does one forward their outlook mail account to an aim.com mail account?

There are no such things as Outlook mail accounts (in the context of your question anyway). Your mail account is on a server where Outlook fetches mail from.

The better way to set up mail forwarding is on the server. If you have some sort of a web interface or a shell account, then you may be able to set the forward address yourself. Otherwise, talk to the mail server administrator.

You can set up mail filtering rules in Outlook too, which say that whenever Outlook receives a new message, it will send it so somewhere else. This approach is very bad though, since you would have to have your Outlook running 24/7 to keep the forwarding ability.
 

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Can't get mail notification sound for Outlook 2016.
settings-apps and system sounds properly configured
tried every hint on the internet,registry + config

A:Can't get mail notification sound for Outlook 2016 tried everything

The older versions of Outlook were hard coded to look to a wav file and looks like that practice is still ongoing.

Backup and replace this file with a sound you like named the same way.
C:\Windows\Media\Windows Notify Email.wav

It worked for my Windows 10 / 2016 setup. You'll have to take ownership and full control of the file to replace it as well.

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Outlook 2016 Windows 10 Version 1607 build 14393.321.

I get no new email alert on my HP Laptop when a new email comes in. On my desktop using the same W1-build I do.
Outlook 2016 shows up in Settings/system/Notifications/Get notifications from these senders. I have the Display Desktop Alert checked in Outlook's File/Options Mail.

Can someone tell me what else I need to do?

Thank you very much.

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I installed Outlook 2016 on a Windows 10 PC.  I installed my hotmail account and it works fine.  I am trying to add my other email account which is my email address at a domain name owned by me and hosted by Google, as in: [email protected]  I get an error message: "An encrypted connection to your mail server is not available. Click Next to attempt using an unencrypted connection."
 
That doesn't sound safe, but I tried it.  I clicked Next and got another error: "We are having trouble connecting to your account.  Verify the settings below and make changes if necessary."  The "setting" the message is referring to is the email address.  I verified that it is typed accurately and clicked Retry.  I got the same error message, but this time everything was greyed out except the Next button.  So I clicked Next.
 
The next screen gave me two choices: 
"Outlook.com or Exchange ActiveSync Compatible Service - Connect to a service such as Outlook.com to access email, calendars, contacts and tasks", or  
"POP or IMAP - Connect to a POP or IMAP account"   
 
I tried POP or IMAP but it asks me for the incoming mail server and the outgoing mail server.  I don't know how to find those.  So I went back and clicked on "Outlook.com or Exchange Active Sync Compatible Service."  That led me to a screen that asks for the mail server.  I tried  https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox" which is ... Read more

A:Outlook 2016 can't find a secure connection to a google-hosted account

Sounds like you are using Google Apps for Business with a domain name you own.
 
There are special steps you need to follow to get Google Apps to work with Outlook. I believe there is a special Outlook connector, I believe it's called Google Apps Sync, that you'll need to download and install; there are also some configuration changes you'll need to be make in your Google Apps configuration as well.
 
You should check the support section of Google Apps for more information. You may also want to review this: http://www.westhillsweb.com/how-to-set-up-google-apps-email-in-outlook/

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I installed Outlook 2016 on a Windows 10 PC.  I installed my hotmail account and it works fine.  I am trying to add my other email account which is my email address at a domain name owned by me and hosted by Google, as in: [email protected]  I get an error message: "An encrypted connection to your mail server is not available. Click Next to attempt using an unencrypted connection."
 
That doesn't sound safe, but I tried it.  I clicked Next and got another error: "We are having trouble connecting to your account.  Verify the settings below and make changes if necessary."  The "setting" the message is referring to is the email address.  I verified that it is typed accurately and clicked Retry.  I got the same error message, but this time everything was greyed out except the Next button.  So I clicked Next.
 
The next screen gave me two choices: 
"Outlook.com or Exchange ActiveSync Compatible Service - Connect to a service such as Outlook.com to access email, calendars, contacts and tasks", or  
"POP or IMAP - Connect to a POP or IMAP account"   
 
I tried POP or IMAP but it asks me for the incoming mail server and the outgoing mail server.  I don't know how to find those.  So I went back and clicked on "Outlook.com or Exchange Active Sync Compatible Service."  That led me to a screen that asks for the mail server.  I tried  https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox" which is ... Read more

A:Outlook 2016 can't find a secure connection to a google-hosted account

Sounds like you are using Google Apps for Business with a domain name you own.
 
There are special steps you need to follow to get Google Apps to work with Outlook. I believe there is a special Outlook connector, I believe it's called Google Apps Sync, that you'll need to download and install; there are also some configuration changes you'll need to be make in your Google Apps configuration as well.
 
You should check the support section of Google Apps for more information. You may also want to review this: http://www.westhillsweb.com/how-to-set-up-google-apps-email-in-outlook/

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I have selected the option to receive notifications of new email from Outlook 2016 in Windows 10 settings, but am not receiving them in the Action Center. Are there any other settings that need to be changed or possibly any registry keys that need to be added? Thanks.

A:No Notification of new Outlook 2016 mail in Action Center

i have the same problem - it has worked before, now with a brand new Clean (re)install of Win10Home and Office2016, ACenter doesn't recognize my Outlook mail.

anyone with expertise in this particular MS SNAFU?

thanks in advance.

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I have selected the option to receive notifications of new email from Outlook 2016 in Windows 10 settings, but am not receiving them in the Action Center. Are there any other settings that need to be changed or possibly any registry keys that need to be added? Thanks.

A:No Notification of new Outlook 2016 mail in Action Center

i have the same problem - it has worked before, now with a brand new Clean (re)install of Win10Home and Office2016, ACenter doesn't recognize my Outlook mail.

anyone with expertise in this particular MS SNAFU?

thanks in advance.

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Hello Everyone,

I am setting up my email accounts in Outlook 2016. I always do a manual setup and on my outlook.com email accounts, I use Exchange ActiveSync.





My questions are this.

What is this new option of selecting Office 365 and when would I use this option?When I did select the Office 365 option and pressed next my outlook would crash, any fix?What is the best selection to choose from when setting up my outlook.com account that would be great for automatically syncing with my calendar etc. on outlook.com or apple etc.?

Thank you very much for any help and assistance.

A:Outlook 2016 Manual Email Account Setup, Office 365 option? & Crashes

Manual setup for outlook.com accounts is absolutely unnecessary, Outlook 2016 does that automatically in a few seconds.

That being said, if you insist in doing it manually the correct option is Exchange ActiveSync. Office 365 option is for so called workplace email accounts, Azure AD / Office 365 for Business or Enterprise users. You select that option only if your organisation uses Office 365 and you want to set up your workplace email in Outlook 2016.

Kari

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I have Outlook 2016 installed as part of Office on my Windows 10 computer and would like to import the 2016 contacts and calendar to the Windows 10 Mail app. I have searched to web for instructions for doing so but have not found an answer. I intend to use the Mail app on a W10 machine without Office installed.

Can this be done and how do I go about doing it?

Thank you very much.

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I can't get rid of gmail from outlook-I've gone thru the steps posted on line but cannot scroll down to the delete 'button' on the rectangular box that appears when you go thru all the steps because the delete box/activator appears below the screen--i'm
ready to get rid of Hotmail/outlook (is that possible on a pc?!) and just do with yahoo. All this happened because I forgot a new password have not found it anywhere for gmail when I was using a pubic computer.  Now I can't get rid of that pop-up 'you
gmail account settings are out-of-date--help my computer has been hijacked--it's worst than a virus--never recalled google/gmail asking me if I wanted them to question my use of other computers--this is totally screwed--I hate gmail/google with all my heart
and hope that company will come to the bitter end they deserve. I doubt I will receive an answer to this--but if I could be google/gmail and even outlok/Microsoft edge into the dumpster on my computer I would.

This is the way corporate giants are contolling our lives--they take over our computers--it's souds nuts--but it's actually true.

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Hi there

After upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 10, we are having an issue on one of the device in relation to opening Mail (Microsoft Outlook 2016) icon in Control Panel. It didn't open the window Mail Setup - Email accounts, Data Files, and Show profiles etc etc.

BTW ... we are using Microsoft Office 365 online services and download from MicrosoftOnline.com

What I've done so far:
1. After the upgrade, all Office not working (Excel, Word etc etc)
2. Uninstall from Program and Features >> Didn't work
3. Force to unstalled manually via Microsoft Tool >> Complete remove
4. Reinstall Office 2016 >> Mail icon didn't work
5. Do Office Quick Repair >> Mail icon didn't work
6. Do Office Online Repair >> Mail icon didn't work
7. Uninstall and reinstall Office 2016 >> Mail icon didn't work

Any ideas?

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I am using multiple mail accounts at work, some of which require me to use access cards at specific work stations.

I wonder if there is a way to have MS Outlook to send me a notification from my mail account B to my primary mail account A whenever my mail account B recieves an email, because I simply have no time running back and forth between workstations checking for emails that may not be there anyway.

Because of security policies, I can not simply forward mails from account B to account A, so what I need is Outlook to email me a notification saying "an email has been recieved" - nothing about the subject and/or content of the recieved email.

This would be pretty much like the notification on for example smartphones saying "one new email", but for obvious reasons I can not access this account with my smartphone, nor would I be allowed to anyway.

Is this possible, and if so, how?

Thanks in advance!
 

A:Can I have Outlook notify me via mail to another account when a new mail arrives?

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My e-mail address has been compromised and I wish to delete it however, when I tried to delete it I get this message "Windows cannot delete the account that is currently logged in" What can I do to log out?
 

A:Unable to delete e-mail Account

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Hi,

I added an account to the mail app in windows 10 and there is no way to remove it only to add more.

To my shock and horror Windows 10 then removed my computer password and nickname and replaced it with my full name and changed my main pc password. (how dare you? without even asking?)

It seems Microsoft think we need to be told what we want rather than make up our own mind.

I'm already sick of this and would like to remove my account from this app altogether.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks

A:Can't Delete Account From Windows 10 Mail

Hello vampire613,

Double check using the tutorial below to see if you may be able to delete the account in the Mail app.

Mail app - Add or Delete Account in Windows 10

Did you by chance have a local account, and possibly mistakenly switched to a Microsoft account?

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I have a email provider who moved my email account off google. I cannot add account because I cannot delete the old one. When I go to that account to delete it, computer is trying to connect to it and I cannot get to the delete account option.

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I use tasks and calander in my outlook 2016 alot and I also connect my work email and personal gmail on an imap setup.  I cannot search for anything anymore.  I cant search contacts, tasks or email.  I get an error message that states, " something went wrong and your search couldnt be completed".  I called microsoft and they went on my computer and now I have literly 10 backup files on my desktop.  I think they created a bunch of pst files.  I think that with so many of these files, they are screwing up my searches.  I was thinking that maybe I can create new files and delete the old but have no idea what to do or if this is a good idea.   Any advice you can give me on what to do would be greatly appreciated.  Its been like this for months and costing me extra work hours weekly.  I look forward to your reply.  Thanks!

A:Outlook 2016 - I think my pst file is too big - how to fix?

Are you using Office 365?
 
Here is an article i found.  Looks like this could be related to a Microsoft Office Update from Windows Update. 
 
 
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/ie/en-US/b8e24046-0bb1-4624-8ef7-6c268f2a6b13/something-went-wrong-and-your-search-couldnt-be-completed?forum=outlook
 
 
Hope this helps.  Also, before you do anything, MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A BACKUP!

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Outlook 2007 mail search is incomplete when Visio 2007 Pro is installed.

Already uninstalled and reinstalled Office 2007 Pro SP2, Project 2007 Standard and Visio 2007 Pro.
Rebuild indexing and again uninstalled Visio 2007 Pro. Mail Search working as long as Visio not installed.

Windows XP SP3
Windows Search 4.0
Internet Explorer 8

Any suggestions as to why.
 

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Please Help me. I'm stuck.
Thank you,

Kent Bailey

A:Not able to add my Outlook E-Mail account to Windows Mail

Would someone PLEASE help me?????

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When I open Outlook 2016, I receive an error message about using an old ost file and delete it. But I can not find the file to delete, the methods suggested on the web do not work. Please help.

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Hi;
Would like to sync (Win 7) outlook 2010 and (Win 10) outlook 2016. Specifically for email and calendars.
I believe the easiest way would be a sync'd or shared pst file. Comments or suggestions appreciated.
Vant

A:Backup Outlook 2016 via pst file (?)

i had no problems of "syncing" - just deinstalled outlook 2010 and entered correct information to outlook 2016 and its done.
sure i had to fix the syncing from 12months (default) to all but not a biggo.

depends ofc if your email provider is imap or some stuff, then you need the pst file from the old outlook

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if you CLOSE your account it stays dormant for 270 days!!!! and you can log back in at anytime during then

my email has been used to spam twice, so ive created a new one, I want to delete the old one but it seems to be impossible to do, some people say just dont sign in for 30 days and accounts deleted, I dont believe that is the case anymore with WLM as they would not keep it dormant for 270 days if you actually wanted to close an account...seems to be wrong to me.

does anyone know if this is possible?

thanks
 

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Here's what happened, and how I already tried repairing it: my e-mail stopped working -- I knew there was an issue with the fact that AOL had taken over email services for Verizon, so I tried to work on the settings. While doing that and repeatedly testing different settings, Outlook crashed.

When I tried to open start Outlook again, I got the following error message:
"Cannot start Microsoft Outlook. Cannot open the Outlook window. The set of folders cannot be opened. The file C:\Users\graha\Documents\Outlook Files\"<email address>".pst cannot be opened"

So I did a little bit of research and found this page: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us...find-and-run-the-inbox-repair-tool-in-outlook

I ran the repair tool, it found errors and fixed them. However, I Still get the same error message now.

I feel like I've been banging my head against a wall all evening. Any help would be deeply appreciated. Thanks!
 

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Hello,

I am trying to backup my outlook 2016 for mac database using the export option available within. The export windows start the export, stays there for a while and then disappears without any notice or error. This is really confusing. Can anyone help me with this or provide me any other easy and fast solution to backup outlook 2016 mac. This export function feature is too slow to process.

Thanks
 

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So I added my outlook account to the Windows 10 mail app. I can get mail on my iPhone and thru the outlook site in the Edge browser, BUT the mail app wont let me log in, wont let me delete the account (it says "something went wrong" and wont sync with my account. So what in the world can I do to fix this?

A:Windows 10 Mail app wont access my mail and wont let me delete account

There is an update for Mail in the store that will bring you to the latest version.
Only released late last night early this morning.
Let us know if that cured your problem if not then follow this link

Mail app - Add or Delete Account in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
To see if that will help you

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Hi everyone:

I have several hundred "obsolete" files in my App Data folder and do not know how to delete them. I believe this folder is my message store folder but most of the files (99%) are old email messages. These are old emails which I permanently deleted from my mail box but they continue to accumulate. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Thank you

Beagle
 

A:How do I delete Windows Mail files from App Data folder?

Try starting in safe mode.
Just before windows starts,tap F8 and select safe mode from the boot menu.
This will start windows in safe mode and may keep the mail service from starting,
keeping it from locking those files.
Don't delete any system files.
 

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I am using Windows 10 and Outlook 2007. I set up a new e-mail account with Outlook.com and then set that account up in my Outlook 2007 software. When I attempt to send/receive my e-mail my @outlook.com account returns the following error: Sending and Receiving reported error (0x80040126) : the operation cannot be performed because the connection to the server is offline.

I have no idea how to fix this. Can anyone help?

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I created outlook.com account but I want to delete it now since things don't work for me there.

Is there a way to delete it myself, or Microsoft will delete it if it is inactive???
Thanks!!!
 

A:Solved: Want to delete outlook.com account

have a read here
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-live/account-close-account
 

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created a new e mail account in outlook, did not work so i tried to delete that account but it won't delete and now when i start outlook it wants to log onto the account that i tried to delete so i have to cancel the attempted log on...how do i get rid of that account?

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