Reasons Advanced Find option in Microsoft® Outlook 2007 does not work
Microsoft Outlook 2007 is an e-mail program from Microsoft. The main purpose of Microsoft Outlook 2007 is to send and receive e-mail from Microsoft Exchange. Microsoft Outlook 2007 stores data in useful formats and folders and commonly used folders are Local and Roaming. Microsoft Outlook 2007 is an integrated solution for organizing and managing digital communication tools like e-mail and instant messaging. With Microsoft Outlook 2007 you can keep day-to-day information from calendars and contacts to task lists and notes. The file format used by Microsoft Outlook 2007 is PST file format and this file format is automatically stored on the hard drive.
Reasons due to which Advanced Find feature in Microsoft Outlook 2007 does not work properly:
- About Advanced Find feature
- Due to disabling of Cached Exchange Mode
- Due to corrupt Microsoft Outlook database
About Advanced Find Feature
Advanced Find feature in Microsoft Outlook 2007 is an excellent feature that searches all Microsoft Outlook items by default. With the help of Advanced Find, you can search for related notes, meetings and contacts. Compared to instant search feature in Microsoft Outlook 2007, it will search for all Microsoft Outlook 2007 items. One of the benefits of Advanced Find feature is that it saves both, search and search results to a particular folder. In order to quickly access Advanced Find, use keyboard shortcut, 'Shift+Ctrl+F'.
Due to Disabling of Cached Exchange Mode
Microsoft Outlook 2007 Advanced Find search will not search directly on Microsoft Exchange server. If Cached Exchange Mode in Microsoft Outlook 2007 gets disabled, then the built-in Advanced Find feature is not working properly. This search feature returns no search results and also it is not able to search for local .OST files. By enabling Cached Exchange Mode you can resolve this problem.
Due to Corrupted Microsoft Outlook Database
Another common reason for Advanced Find not working is a corrupt Microsoft Outlook database. A virus can easily infect system files and cause corruption of the software. Registry problems also cause Microsoft Outlook database corruption, therefore the Advanced Find feature in Microsoft Outlook 2007 will not work properly. As a result, it will cause error messages.
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