Repair broken Outlook PST files

Coming across a broken or corrupted PST file is always frustrating, so this guide will advise on how to run a repair on the PST file. Example: Outlook can generally be running slow or may be crashing. Resolution: The repair utility itself is stashed away in the Program Files folder. You’ll need to go to different… Continue reading Repair broken Outlook PST files

“The command is not available. See the program documentation about how to use this extension.”

A user may get this error if he/she tries to edit their Out of Office status. For example, a user I dealt with got this error when trying to turn her Out of Office off. Example: “I’m trying to turn my Out of Office off but it’s coming up with an error.” Resolution: To fix… Continue reading “The command is not available. See the program documentation about how to use this extension.”

Outlook calendar not showing monthly view

Sometimes, a user will go into their calendar, only to be greeted by a view they’re not familiar with. This could be the task view, weekly view, or other. Example: “I’ve gone into my Outlook but it doesn’t look right.” Resolution: To go back to the monthly view, click View > Arrange By > Current View > Day/Week/Month.

Can’t change Outlook signature, File Block settings

This problem was confusing for me at first because I thought you had to fix this issue in Outlook. You don’t; you fix this in Word. You may see the following error: This error occurs when you open a Microsoft Office file type blocked by File Block settings in the Trust Center. Example: “I want… Continue reading Can’t change Outlook signature, File Block settings

Add additional mailboxes in Outlook 2010

Microsoft changed quite a lot of the user interface elements in Office 2010, and personally I think Outlook was most affected by this. This guide will show you how to add additional mailboxes in Outlook 2010. Example: “I recently got upgraded to Microsoft 2010. How can I add back my mailboxes?” Resolution: Open Outlook and click on File > Info… Continue reading Add additional mailboxes in Outlook 2010