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Microsoft Office Outlook Forums

Microsoft Answers – Microsoft Office Outlook (all versions)

This is the official end-user forum from Microsoft about Outlook and deals with all things Outlook.
Answers are provided by Microsoft Support Engineers, MVPs and other end-users.

Microsoft Answers – Installing and Activating Microsoft Office Products

Find answers on installing, upgrading, and activating your copy of Microsoft Office.

Microsoft Answers – Microsoft Office Customizations and Programming

This forum is for Microsoft Office users looking to customize or program solutions around Office applications using macros or VBA.

TechNet – Outlook IT Pro Discussions

This forum is for IT Professional discussions, questions and feedback involving Microsoft Outlook.

MSDN – Outlook for Developers

This forum is for Developer discussions and questions involving Microsoft Outlook.

Google Groups – Outlook New Users

A continuation of the original NNTP Outlook New Users newsgroup from Microsoft. It’s still active on Google and contains a huge archive.

Google Groups – Outlook General

A continuation of the original NNTP Outlook General newsgroup from Microsoft. It’s still active on Google and contains a huge archive.



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Exchange Forums

Exchange Server 2010

This forum provides a place for you to discuss Exchange 2010.

Exchange Software Updates

Discuss updates to Exchange server including Software Rollup Updates as well as BPA (Best Practice Analyzer) updates.

3rd Party Applications

Topics discussed include: 3rd party application integration with Exchange.


Topics discussed include: Administration across all server roles, management, Exchange Management Console (EMC) , Exchange Management Shell, storage and performance


Topics discussed include; Anti-virus, Anti-spam, ForeFront, Sender ID, IMF, Hosted and Services.


Topics discussed include: Outlook, OWA, and other clients.


Topics discussed include: Journaling and policy.


Topics discussed include: setup, upgrade, evaluate, plan, architecture, consolidation, server roles, topology, design.


Topics discussed include: Web services, APIs, application conversion and apps in general.

High availability/Disaster Recovery

Topics discussed include: Backup/restore, LCR/CCR, Hosted and Services, High availability and clustering, and store (mailbox database, ESE/Jet, etc).


Topics discussed include: interoperability, coexistence.


Topics discussed include: Exchange ActiveSync, using mobile devices against Exchange mailboxes.


Topics discussed include: Monitoring across all server roles and Microsoft System Center Operations Manager.

Secure Messaging

Topics discussed include: Encryption, peer to peer communication, DRM, Hosted and Services, hardening Exchange.


Topics discussed include: Transport and routing, transport security, transport rules.

Unified Messaging

Topics discussed include: Oulook Voice Access, PBX integration, Auto attendant.

General Discussions

Topics discussed include: Evaluation, troubleshooting, tools, and documentation related to Exchange.

Remote Connectivity Analyzer

This forum is for providing feedback and discussing issues with the Exchange Remote Connectivity Analyzer tool.