Data Recovery

Dealing with Quirky Active X Errors in Outlook

Due to valid security reasons the Ms Outlook application typically enforces restriction on Active X controls in an email message. In other words any email you receive cannot contain an Active X control which can theoretically be used to compromise your system. Now if you ever encounter an error message in Outlook which mentions an Active X related issue, you may end up searching in the dark for an answer. It is quite logical to wonder when the controls are disabled how on earth is it possible...

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Backing Up a Large PST File in Outlook – Practical Tips

While using the Ms Outlook client, the risk of an Outlook crash is always present when you have lots of data in your Inbox. Given this risk, it is but normal for us to consider backing up the PST file. Now if you are looking to backup a PST file which is large in size, probably running into few Gigabytes, you need to follow certain best practices which we have listed below.   Use the Mailbox Cleanup tool to remove unwanted data At the very outset you should try to reduce the size of...

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Understand why Outlook blocks certain attachments by default

The Ms Outlook client can be credited with following a very apt security framework which is designed to protect its users from malicious programs as far as possible. In its effort to block viruses and other malware from entering your system, the Outlook client typically blocks a variety of attachments including executable file extensions by default. However this feature can at time prove to be an impediment when you are trying to download a genuine application or game file sent over via email....

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