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How do you reset all the settings to default in outlook 2007 [message #317572] Thu, 05 June 2008 07:24 Go to next message
Doron  is currently offline Doron
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Registered: November 2006
Junior Member
Hi

I have office ultimate 2007, in outlook 2007 I am trying to reset all the
user settings to default as to how it was when I first installed it.

Could anyone give me any advice on how to do this?

Many thanks for your time!

Regards

Doron
Re: How do you reset all the settings to default in outlook 2007 [message #317626] Thu, 05 June 2008 10:55 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Doron  is currently offline Doron
Messages: 11
Registered: November 2006
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hi oliver

thanks for your reply.

i just wanted to check something with you if i could

since i brought it last year i've just changed a few settings in tools

i took a look in the tools / options menu and couldn't see any default
settings to reset outlook to how it was when first installed.

i wasn't sure if it was like word 2007 and you delete the registry setting
and then when you open word 2007 again then all the word settings are reset
to how it was when first installed

i do want to keep my outlook.pst file because i have my contacts and emails
i still want but not sure if all the settings are on their also

hope this helps and you can point me in the right direction

regards

doron


"Oliver Vukovics [Public Shareware]" wrote:

> Hi Doron,
>
> with Exchange server or a local PST file?
>
> If you use PST files, I would create a new profile:
>
> How to create a new e-mail profile in Outlook 2003?:
> http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=829918
>
> --
> Oliver Vukovics
> Share Outlook without Exchange (Vista Ready): Public ShareFolder
> Synchronize Outlook between PC and Notebook: Public SyncTool
> http://www.publicshareware.com
>
> "Doron" <Doron@discussions.microsoft.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> news:74153837-0A5C-4E1D-9285-564BE7DE735E@microsoft.com...
> > Hi
> >
> > I have office ultimate 2007, in outlook 2007 I am trying to reset all the
> > user settings to default as to how it was when I first installed it.
> >
> > Could anyone give me any advice on how to do this?
> >
> > Many thanks for your time!
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Doron
>
>
RE: How do you reset all the settings to default in outlook 2007 [message #317668] Thu, 05 June 2008 13:17 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Doron  is currently offline Doron
Messages: 11
Registered: November 2006
Junior Member
hi kathleen

thank you for your comment

i tryed what you mentioned and i noticed the settings in tools / options
remained the same

i also tryed what oliver said and the layout of outlook reset to default
like when it was first installed but the tools / options remained the same

thanks again for your comment and if you have any futher suggestions i would
be grateful to hear from you

doron


"K. Orland" wrote:

> In addition to what Oliver has advised, you can try opening Outlook with the
> following switch:
>
> Start > Run > outlook.exe /firstrun
>
> Please post back and let us know how you make out.
>
> --
> Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
> Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
> http://www.howto-outlook.com/
>
>
>
> "Doron" wrote:
>
> > Hi
> >
> > I have office ultimate 2007, in outlook 2007 I am trying to reset all the
> > user settings to default as to how it was when I first installed it.
> >
> > Could anyone give me any advice on how to do this?
> >
> > Many thanks for your time!
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Doron
RE: How do you reset all the settings to default in outlook 2007 [message #317920] Fri, 06 June 2008 13:06 Go to previous messageGo to next message
KOrland  is currently offline KOrland
Messages: 4837
Registered: June 2006
Senior Member
Can you define what you mean by returning the user settings back to default
then? What is your goal, what do you hope to achieve?

--
Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
http://www.howto-outlook.com/



"Doron" wrote:

> hi kathleen
>
> thank you for your comment
>
> i tryed what you mentioned and i noticed the settings in tools / options
> remained the same
>
> i also tryed what oliver said and the layout of outlook reset to default
> like when it was first installed but the tools / options remained the same
>
> thanks again for your comment and if you have any futher suggestions i would
> be grateful to hear from you
>
> doron
>
>
> "K. Orland" wrote:
>
> > In addition to what Oliver has advised, you can try opening Outlook with the
> > following switch:
> >
> > Start > Run > outlook.exe /firstrun
> >
> > Please post back and let us know how you make out.
> >
> > --
> > Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
> > Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
> > http://www.howto-outlook.com/
> >
> >
> >
> > "Doron" wrote:
> >
> > > Hi
> > >
> > > I have office ultimate 2007, in outlook 2007 I am trying to reset all the
> > > user settings to default as to how it was when I first installed it.
> > >
> > > Could anyone give me any advice on how to do this?
> > >
> > > Many thanks for your time!
> > >
> > > Regards
> > >
> > > Doron
RE: How do you reset all the settings to default in outlook 2007 [message #317921] Fri, 06 June 2008 13:37 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Doron  is currently offline Doron
Messages: 11
Registered: November 2006
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hi kathleen

what i mean by user settings back to default is i want outlook 2007 back to
how it was when i first installed it with office ultimate 2007.

by "user settings back to default" i mean all the settings in the toolbar
such as FILE / EDIT / VIEW / GO / TOOLS / ACTION etc

reason being since i brought it last year i have played around with it

for example with word 2007 if you go to the windows registry and delete a
certain section, then open word 2007 all the settings will go back to
default, as to how it was when it was first installed, i have done this and
can confirm it does work.

because word 2007 can do this i am taking an educated guess outlook 2007 can
maybe do this also

hope this helps

regards

doron



"K. Orland" wrote:

> Can you define what you mean by returning the user settings back to default
> then? What is your goal, what do you hope to achieve?
>
> --
> Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
> Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
> http://www.howto-outlook.com/
>
>
>
> "Doron" wrote:
>
> > hi kathleen
> >
> > thank you for your comment
> >
> > i tryed what you mentioned and i noticed the settings in tools / options
> > remained the same
> >
> > i also tryed what oliver said and the layout of outlook reset to default
> > like when it was first installed but the tools / options remained the same
> >
> > thanks again for your comment and if you have any futher suggestions i would
> > be grateful to hear from you
> >
> > doron
> >
> >
> > "K. Orland" wrote:
> >
> > > In addition to what Oliver has advised, you can try opening Outlook with the
> > > following switch:
> > >
> > > Start > Run > outlook.exe /firstrun
> > >
> > > Please post back and let us know how you make out.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
> > > Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
> > > http://www.howto-outlook.com/
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > "Doron" wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi
> > > >
> > > > I have office ultimate 2007, in outlook 2007 I am trying to reset all the
> > > > user settings to default as to how it was when I first installed it.
> > > >
> > > > Could anyone give me any advice on how to do this?
> > > >
> > > > Many thanks for your time!
> > > >
> > > > Regards
> > > >
> > > > Doron
RE: How do you reset all the settings to default in outlook 2007 [message #317940] Fri, 06 June 2008 15:21 Go to previous messageGo to next message
KOrland  is currently offline KOrland
Messages: 4837
Registered: June 2006
Senior Member
So all the views you've set, changes to the toolbars, etc. should go back to
Outlook's pristine default install appearance?

--
Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
http://www.howto-outlook.com/



"Doron" wrote:

> hi kathleen
>
> what i mean by user settings back to default is i want outlook 2007 back to
> how it was when i first installed it with office ultimate 2007.
>
> by "user settings back to default" i mean all the settings in the toolbar
> such as FILE / EDIT / VIEW / GO / TOOLS / ACTION etc
>
> reason being since i brought it last year i have played around with it
>
> for example with word 2007 if you go to the windows registry and delete a
> certain section, then open word 2007 all the settings will go back to
> default, as to how it was when it was first installed, i have done this and
> can confirm it does work.
>
> because word 2007 can do this i am taking an educated guess outlook 2007 can
> maybe do this also
>
> hope this helps
>
> regards
>
> doron
>
>
>
> "K. Orland" wrote:
>
> > Can you define what you mean by returning the user settings back to default
> > then? What is your goal, what do you hope to achieve?
> >
> > --
> > Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
> > Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
> > http://www.howto-outlook.com/
> >
> >
> >
> > "Doron" wrote:
> >
> > > hi kathleen
> > >
> > > thank you for your comment
> > >
> > > i tryed what you mentioned and i noticed the settings in tools / options
> > > remained the same
> > >
> > > i also tryed what oliver said and the layout of outlook reset to default
> > > like when it was first installed but the tools / options remained the same
> > >
> > > thanks again for your comment and if you have any futher suggestions i would
> > > be grateful to hear from you
> > >
> > > doron
> > >
> > >
> > > "K. Orland" wrote:
> > >
> > > > In addition to what Oliver has advised, you can try opening Outlook with the
> > > > following switch:
> > > >
> > > > Start > Run > outlook.exe /firstrun
> > > >
> > > > Please post back and let us know how you make out.
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
> > > > Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
> > > > http://www.howto-outlook.com/
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > "Doron" wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Hi
> > > > >
> > > > > I have office ultimate 2007, in outlook 2007 I am trying to reset all the
> > > > > user settings to default as to how it was when I first installed it.
> > > > >
> > > > > Could anyone give me any advice on how to do this?
> > > > >
> > > > > Many thanks for your time!
> > > > >
> > > > > Regards
> > > > >
> > > > > Doron
RE: How do you reset all the settings to default in outlook 2007 [message #317942] Fri, 06 June 2008 15:22 Go to previous messageGo to next message
KOrland  is currently offline KOrland
Messages: 4837
Registered: June 2006
Senior Member
In that case, my recommendation is to create a new profile for Outlook to use:

http://www.howto-outlook.com/faq/newprofile.htm

--
Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
http://www.howto-outlook.com/



"Doron" wrote:

> hi kathleen
>
> what i mean by user settings back to default is i want outlook 2007 back to
> how it was when i first installed it with office ultimate 2007.
>
> by "user settings back to default" i mean all the settings in the toolbar
> such as FILE / EDIT / VIEW / GO / TOOLS / ACTION etc
>
> reason being since i brought it last year i have played around with it
>
> for example with word 2007 if you go to the windows registry and delete a
> certain section, then open word 2007 all the settings will go back to
> default, as to how it was when it was first installed, i have done this and
> can confirm it does work.
>
> because word 2007 can do this i am taking an educated guess outlook 2007 can
> maybe do this also
>
> hope this helps
>
> regards
>
> doron
>
>
>
> "K. Orland" wrote:
>
> > Can you define what you mean by returning the user settings back to default
> > then? What is your goal, what do you hope to achieve?
> >
> > --
> > Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
> > Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
> > http://www.howto-outlook.com/
> >
> >
> >
> > "Doron" wrote:
> >
> > > hi kathleen
> > >
> > > thank you for your comment
> > >
> > > i tryed what you mentioned and i noticed the settings in tools / options
> > > remained the same
> > >
> > > i also tryed what oliver said and the layout of outlook reset to default
> > > like when it was first installed but the tools / options remained the same
> > >
> > > thanks again for your comment and if you have any futher suggestions i would
> > > be grateful to hear from you
> > >
> > > doron
> > >
> > >
> > > "K. Orland" wrote:
> > >
> > > > In addition to what Oliver has advised, you can try opening Outlook with the
> > > > following switch:
> > > >
> > > > Start > Run > outlook.exe /firstrun
> > > >
> > > > Please post back and let us know how you make out.
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
> > > > Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
> > > > http://www.howto-outlook.com/
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > "Doron" wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Hi
> > > > >
> > > > > I have office ultimate 2007, in outlook 2007 I am trying to reset all the
> > > > > user settings to default as to how it was when I first installed it.
> > > > >
> > > > > Could anyone give me any advice on how to do this?
> > > > >
> > > > > Many thanks for your time!
> > > > >
> > > > > Regards
> > > > >
> > > > > Doron
RE: How do you reset all the settings to default in outlook 2007 [message #318139] Sun, 08 June 2008 11:32 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Doron  is currently offline Doron
Messages: 11
Registered: November 2006
Junior Member
hi kathleen

thanks again for your comments!

i'm away with work at the moment, will do what you said when i get home
later in week

kind regards

doron



"K. Orland" wrote:

> In that case, my recommendation is to create a new profile for Outlook to use:
>
> http://www.howto-outlook.com/faq/newprofile.htm
>
> --
> Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
> Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
> http://www.howto-outlook.com/
>
>
>
> "Doron" wrote:
>
> > hi kathleen
> >
> > what i mean by user settings back to default is i want outlook 2007 back to
> > how it was when i first installed it with office ultimate 2007.
> >
> > by "user settings back to default" i mean all the settings in the toolbar
> > such as FILE / EDIT / VIEW / GO / TOOLS / ACTION etc
> >
> > reason being since i brought it last year i have played around with it
> >
> > for example with word 2007 if you go to the windows registry and delete a
> > certain section, then open word 2007 all the settings will go back to
> > default, as to how it was when it was first installed, i have done this and
> > can confirm it does work.
> >
> > because word 2007 can do this i am taking an educated guess outlook 2007 can
> > maybe do this also
> >
> > hope this helps
> >
> > regards
> >
> > doron
> >
> >
> >
> > "K. Orland" wrote:
> >
> > > Can you define what you mean by returning the user settings back to default
> > > then? What is your goal, what do you hope to achieve?
> > >
> > > --
> > > Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
> > > Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
> > > http://www.howto-outlook.com/
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > "Doron" wrote:
> > >
> > > > hi kathleen
> > > >
> > > > thank you for your comment
> > > >
> > > > i tryed what you mentioned and i noticed the settings in tools / options
> > > > remained the same
> > > >
> > > > i also tryed what oliver said and the layout of outlook reset to default
> > > > like when it was first installed but the tools / options remained the same
> > > >
> > > > thanks again for your comment and if you have any futher suggestions i would
> > > > be grateful to hear from you
> > > >
> > > > doron
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > "K. Orland" wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > In addition to what Oliver has advised, you can try opening Outlook with the
> > > > > following switch:
> > > > >
> > > > > Start > Run > outlook.exe /firstrun
> > > > >
> > > > > Please post back and let us know how you make out.
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
> > > > > Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
> > > > > http://www.howto-outlook.com/
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > "Doron" wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > Hi
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I have office ultimate 2007, in outlook 2007 I am trying to reset all the
> > > > > > user settings to default as to how it was when I first installed it.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Could anyone give me any advice on how to do this?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Many thanks for your time!
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Regards
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Doron
RE: How do you reset all the settings to default in outlook 2007 [message #319911] Sun, 15 June 2008 12:08 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Doron  is currently offline Doron
Messages: 11
Registered: November 2006
Junior Member
hi kathleen

i followed the instructions in the link you sent me and the settings in
tools / options remain the same and have not gone back to default, although
the layout of outlook did go back to default.

i also tried the following after, but still the same:

Start > Run > outlook.exe /firstrun

if you have any further suggestions on how to get the settings in tools /
options back to default i would be grateful to hear from you

thank you for your time

regards

doron



"Doron" wrote:

> hi kathleen
>
> thanks again for your comments!
>
> i'm away with work at the moment, will do what you said when i get home
> later in week
>
> kind regards
>
> doron
>
>
>
> "K. Orland" wrote:
>
> > In that case, my recommendation is to create a new profile for Outlook to use:
> >
> > http://www.howto-outlook.com/faq/newprofile.htm
> >
> > --
> > Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
> > Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
> > http://www.howto-outlook.com/
> >
> >
> >
> > "Doron" wrote:
> >
> > > hi kathleen
> > >
> > > what i mean by user settings back to default is i want outlook 2007 back to
> > > how it was when i first installed it with office ultimate 2007.
> > >
> > > by "user settings back to default" i mean all the settings in the toolbar
> > > such as FILE / EDIT / VIEW / GO / TOOLS / ACTION etc
> > >
> > > reason being since i brought it last year i have played around with it
> > >
> > > for example with word 2007 if you go to the windows registry and delete a
> > > certain section, then open word 2007 all the settings will go back to
> > > default, as to how it was when it was first installed, i have done this and
> > > can confirm it does work.
> > >
> > > because word 2007 can do this i am taking an educated guess outlook 2007 can
> > > maybe do this also
> > >
> > > hope this helps
> > >
> > > regards
> > >
> > > doron
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > "K. Orland" wrote:
> > >
> > > > Can you define what you mean by returning the user settings back to default
> > > > then? What is your goal, what do you hope to achieve?
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
> > > > Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
> > > > http://www.howto-outlook.com/
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > "Doron" wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > hi kathleen
> > > > >
> > > > > thank you for your comment
> > > > >
> > > > > i tryed what you mentioned and i noticed the settings in tools / options
> > > > > remained the same
> > > > >
> > > > > i also tryed what oliver said and the layout of outlook reset to default
> > > > > like when it was first installed but the tools / options remained the same
> > > > >
> > > > > thanks again for your comment and if you have any futher suggestions i would
> > > > > be grateful to hear from you
> > > > >
> > > > > doron
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > "K. Orland" wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > In addition to what Oliver has advised, you can try opening Outlook with the
> > > > > > following switch:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Start > Run > outlook.exe /firstrun
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Please post back and let us know how you make out.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --
> > > > > > Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
> > > > > > Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
> > > > > > http://www.howto-outlook.com/
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > "Doron" wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > Hi
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > I have office ultimate 2007, in outlook 2007 I am trying to reset all the
> > > > > > > user settings to default as to how it was when I first installed it.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Could anyone give me any advice on how to do this?
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Many thanks for your time!
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Regards
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Doron
RE: How do you reset all the settings to default in outlook 2007 [message #400613] Sun, 31 August 2008 20:26 Go to previous message
claire  is currently offline claire
Messages: 15
Registered: December 2006
Junior Member
I find myself in a similar situation. I reconfigured my Outlook 2007 to the
classic settings of previous editions. Now I would like to return to the
new mail format and cannot get it done. I uninstalled and reinstalled Office
2007 twice, but Outlook never returns to its original format.
I am also unable to post a new thread - the dialogue box never opens.

"K. Orland" wrote:

> In that case, my recommendation is to create a new profile for Outlook to use:
>
> http://www.howto-outlook.com/faq/newprofile.htm
>
> --
> Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
> Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
> http://www.howto-outlook.com/
>
>
>
> "Doron" wrote:
>
> > hi kathleen
> >
> > what i mean by user settings back to default is i want outlook 2007 back to
> > how it was when i first installed it with office ultimate 2007.
> >
> > by "user settings back to default" i mean all the settings in the toolbar
> > such as FILE / EDIT / VIEW / GO / TOOLS / ACTION etc
> >
> > reason being since i brought it last year i have played around with it
> >
> > for example with word 2007 if you go to the windows registry and delete a
> > certain section, then open word 2007 all the settings will go back to
> > default, as to how it was when it was first installed, i have done this and
> > can confirm it does work.
> >
> > because word 2007 can do this i am taking an educated guess outlook 2007 can
> > maybe do this also
> >
> > hope this helps
> >
> > regards
> >
> > doron
> >
> >
> >
> > "K. Orland" wrote:
> >
> > > Can you define what you mean by returning the user settings back to default
> > > then? What is your goal, what do you hope to achieve?
> > >
> > > --
> > > Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
> > > Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
> > > http://www.howto-outlook.com/
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > "Doron" wrote:
> > >
> > > > hi kathleen
> > > >
> > > > thank you for your comment
> > > >
> > > > i tryed what you mentioned and i noticed the settings in tools / options
> > > > remained the same
> > > >
> > > > i also tryed what oliver said and the layout of outlook reset to default
> > > > like when it was first installed but the tools / options remained the same
> > > >
> > > > thanks again for your comment and if you have any futher suggestions i would
> > > > be grateful to hear from you
> > > >
> > > > doron
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > "K. Orland" wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > In addition to what Oliver has advised, you can try opening Outlook with the
> > > > > following switch:
> > > > >
> > > > > Start > Run > outlook.exe /firstrun
> > > > >
> > > > > Please post back and let us know how you make out.
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > Kathleen Orland - MVP Outlook
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> > > > > "Doron" wrote:
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> > > > > > Hi
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> > > > > > I have office ultimate 2007, in outlook 2007 I am trying to reset all the
> > > > > > user settings to default as to how it was when I first installed it.
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> > > > > > Could anyone give me any advice on how to do this?
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> > > > > > Many thanks for your time!
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> > > > > > Regards
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> > > > > > Doron
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