What is the need to protect information in Microsoft® Outlook 2003 by setting Password?
How to protect information in Microsoft Outlook 2003 by setting password?
Microsoft Outlook 2003 is a product of Microsoft which can be termed as your personal information manager. It is an e-mail client and you can manage your e-mails, calendars, task and many more through it. Using Microsoft Outlook 2003 you can work on your e-mails even if you are offline. The calendar facility reminds you regarding important dates and appointments that you have. Your e-mails, tasks and calendars may contain much important and confidential information that you want to protect. In order to provide protection to your files, you set password. This is a special feature in Microsoft Outlook 2003. Hence using password protection you can provide security to your files from intruders.
Following are the ways to get password protection for your data on Microsoft Outlook 2003:
- Setting password protection
- Issue in password protection
- Tips to fix the issue
Setting password protection
In order to provide protection for data on Microsoft Outlook 2003, initially you need to click on “Tools” menu of Microsoft outlook 2003. Next you need to click on “Email accounts” option, check “View or existing accounts” and then click on “Next”. Now under “Logon Information” tab you need to enter the desired password in “Password” box, click on “Next” and then click on “Finish”. Thus you can secure your information.
Issue in password protection
Sometimes you may not able to access your data even you enter the correct password. The reason could be the presence of corrupted Microsoft Outlook profile. The main reason could be presence of incorrect information in the Protected Storage System Provider subkey in the registry files. Any modification in the registry files can result in the mal-functioning of the system. So you need to be careful while changing the information in registry files.
To fix this issue you need to change the information in the registry files. To do so, initially you need to back up your registry files, remove your account information from ‘Protected System Provider’ sub key and then again enter your password. You always need to make sure that you backup the registry information before making any changes in the registry files. Hence by correcting the password and other information of your profile you can fix the issue.
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