Microsoft Outlook 2007: Automatically Empty 'Deleted Items' folder on exit in Windows Vista
Microsoft Outlook 2007 allows you several options in which you can customize the program settings to be able to better use the same. Here is one such way mentioned. If you are finding it too difficult to manage your ‘Deleted Items’ folder or if you want the deleted items to get permanently deleted from the folder, as soon as you exit the program, here are the stepsÂ that you can follow. By permanently deleting the deleted files you can save up on the application’s resources and also manage the program in a convenient manner. Are you ready to learn the steps?
On your Windows-based PC, the following is what you need to do:Â
- Open Microsoft Outlook 2007.
- Click on the "Tools" menu and then select "Options".
- In the options window, click on the "Other" tab.
- Under the "General" section, select the "Empty the Deleted Items Folder upon Exiting" check box.
- Click OK.
- Now every time you close Outlook, you’ll get a message to verify whether you want to permanently delete all items.
- Click "Yes" to empty the "Deleted Items" folder.
Simple, isn’t it? However, before you learn the steps and implement them as well, keep in mind that once a message is permanently deleted, you will not be able to recover the same. Therefore, evaluate the pros and cons first before you apply the same…
Watch the simple solution video provided here to enjoy a recap of the steps, particularly if you are using a Windows Vista-based PC.Â And if you are using a Windows XP-based PC, you will find the solution video given here more relevant to check out.