When you right click on Outlook in the task bar, you can select one of the shortcuts from the Jump list. However, it's not uncommon to lose the jump list if you uninstall or repair the Office installation. To fix it, you need to delete a registry key and restart Outlook. If you have Outlook pinned to the start screen and/or taskbar, you need to unpin it before restarting … [Read more...] about Shortcuts are Missing from the Outlook Icon (Jump List)
Does the huge attachment icon in the header waste too much of your screen real estate? It’s not too bad if you are using a touch screen, since it’s an easy target for big fingers, but the attachment row is twice as large as it needs to be for desktop users. If you use the compact header (click the caret on right), you can hide the attachments in received messages by … [Read more...] about Outlook 2016’s Attachments icons are huge
Users who were upgraded to Office 2016 have discovered they can’t preview Excel files in Outlook’s reading pane. When they select an Excel attachment, they receive the following error message: This file cannot be previewed because there is no previewer installed for it. This is due to an incorrect registry entry for the preview handler. While this will be fixed in a … [Read more...] about Outlook 2016: Excel files won’t preview
What many people suspected might happen has happened: Business Contact Manager (BCM) will not be updated to work with Outlook 2016. Anyone who uses Outlook 2013 and wants to continue using BCM will need to remain on Outlook 2013. This means BCM users should not update to Office 2016 this week and will need to block the automatic updates that are coming October 1 2015 for … [Read more...] about Good-bye BCM!
Another week, another problem with Outlook and Windows 10. This time only 32-bit versions of Office 2010, plus Outlook 2007, and Outlook 2003 are affected. The problem: Clicking links in email open a file browser dialog titled Locate Link Browser when Internet Explorer is set as default. When Edge, Chrome, or other browsers are set as default, links work fine; only Internet … [Read more...] about Outlook on Windows 10: Hyperlinks Don't Work