Email archiving: laws and practices you should know
Email archiving: what all companies should know
  • Technical matters

We use emails every day in the office, as one of our principle forms of communication. So what are you supposed to do with the mountain of emails backlogged over the years? The answer is email archiving. This isn’t just a useful way to keep your inbox clean though: it’s also the law. Find out here about the importance of mail archiving and how it’s governed in the US and Canada.

Email archiving: what all companies should know
Outlook archive
Archiving Emails with Outlook – Here's How it Works
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Old emails, past appointments, and completed tasks are automatically archived by Outlook after a preconfigured period. AutoArchive can be configured individually, if required. Outlook also provides the ability to manually archive selected folders. We’ll show you how to do it.

Archiving Emails with Outlook – Here's How it Works
Microsoft Office alternatives
Six free alternatives to Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Office is the most widely used Office package and, without a doubt, will remain to be for professional purposes. For users who often exchange documents with others, its compatibility gives it an unbeatable advantage. The biggest disadvantage, however, is the high cost of using Microsoft Office. Microsoft Office alternatives are usually more cost-effective, especially when the software is...

Six free alternatives to Microsoft Office
550 requested action not taken: possible solutions
SMTP error 550: how to fix “Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable” and other SMTP 550 error messages
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If you want to send a message with your e-mail client and the sending fails, you’ll receive a corresponding error message from the server, including an SMTP status code. For example, the message “550 Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable” means that the targeted address couldn’t be reached. Since this problem can have various causes, even more possible solutions exist, some of which you...

SMTP error 550: how to fix “Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable” and other SMTP 550 error messages
Outlook Google Calendar Sync
How to sync google calendar with outlook
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In order to keep track of important meetings, many people use their Outlook calendar. Meanwhile, Google Calendar has established itself as a viable alternative, especially among smartphone users. You can now sync Outlook with Google Calendar so that you don't lose track when using both calendars or accidentally plan two events on the same date. Ensure that you always have all of your appointments...

How to sync google calendar with outlook
WinZip Alternatives
WinZip alternatives: the best programs at a glance
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Those seeking a powerful file archiver often fall back on WinZip. The tool allows users to quickly and easily compress files into archives or read already compressed data. WinZip also offers other useful features, which are available for a fee as soon as you’ve completed your trial period. However, if you don’t want to pay for file compression, there are various free WinZip alternatives to take...

WinZip alternatives: the best programs at a glance
Outlook: recalling an e-mail
Recalling an e-mail – how it works
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It comes to the rescue when you think it’s too late: Outlook’s recall function enables you to delete e-mails after you’ve sent them or to replace them with a new version. However, it only works under certain conditions. We explain how to recall Outlook messages you’ve already sent, and provide possible reasons why the recall function might not work.

Recalling an e-mail – how it works
Sharing Outlook Calendars
Sharing an Outlook Calendar: How to share appointments with your colleagues
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Appointments are easier to schedule if you already know your colleague or business partner’s calendar. The groupware Microsoft Outlook offers the option to share calendar information with other people, or share the entire calendar to view. What information you choose to disclose is up to you. We just tell you how to do it.

Sharing an Outlook Calendar: How to share appointments with your colleagues
The e-mail header and its role in the world of spam
What information does the e-mail header contain?
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Have you ever been curious about how an e-mail arrives at the designated recipient? The header area of an e-mail contains a lot more information than just the sender, the subject, the recipient and the date the e-mail was received. By displaying all of the e-mail header you can determine whether the e-mail falls into the spam category. Learn how to decipher the information in an e-mail header.

What information does the e-mail header contain?
Sign e-mails with a digital signature
More security online: sign e-mails with a digital signature
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Spam e-mails may be annoying, but they’re mostly harmless. What’s more problematic is phishing – a technique whereby fraudsters try to con you by posing as trustworthy sender addresses in an attempt to get hold of sensitive data. These messages appear genuine too, because without a digital signature, it’s very easy to assume a trusted identity online. In order to protect customers and their own...

More security online: sign e-mails with a digital signature