Reset the settings of Microsoft® Outlook® 2007
What are the guidelines to reset the settings for Microsoft Outlook 2007?
Microsoft Outlook 2007 is an application program from the Microsoft. It is included along with the Microsoft Office Tools 2007. The application software enables the user to manage multiple email accounts in a single environment. The facilities provided by Microsoft Outlook 2007 are the ability to manage the appointment, store the e-mail contacts information, calendar information, managing various other tasks etc. The e-mail option can be set in Microsoft Outlook 2007 by opening the 'Outlook' window and selecting the 'Tools' option on the top. Choose the 'E-mail' option from the dropdown box and then select the option 'New'. Thus the user will be moved to an account creation wizard for the Microsoft Outlook 2007. There the user can give the details of the all e-mail accounts. Microsoft Outlook 2007 provides option for resetting the program to its factory defaults. This is done for the purpose of clearing the old web history or to make new changes to Microsoft Outlook 2007.
Discussed below are some points related with the Microsoft Outlook 2007 resetting:
- Features of the Microsoft Outlook 2007
- Purpose of resetting the settings
- Tips to reset the settings
Features of the Microsoft Outlook 2007
Microsoft Outlook 2007 is a computer program used to manage the e-mail accounts of the user. The settings option for the Microsoft Outlook 2007 program can be done from the 'Tools' menu in the 'Outlook' window. Microsoft Outlook 2007 provides the user with the calendar information, social networking features, features to mange more than one e-mail accounts, e-mail contacts, search and communication options etc. The settings option in Microsoft Outlook 2007 enables the user to reset the settings made by the user to its factory defaults.
Purpose of resetting the settings
The main purpose of resetting Microsoft Outlook 2007 settings is to make new changes to the old setting. The user can give a new look to Microsoft Outlook 2007 by restoring it to the default setting. Otherwise applying changes on the existing settings may cause any issues. Another purpose of restoring Microsoft Outlook 2007 is to get rid of the bulk e-mail history. Also the practice of resetting is prompted when the program encounters any problem in working.
To restore the Microsoft Outlook 2007 settings to the default settings exercise the following steps. Open the ‘Program files' folder. Select Microsoft Outlook 2007 subfolder from it. Then right click on the 'OUTCMD.DAT' file. Choose the 'Rename' option and specify a new name. Close the wizard. The Outlook automatically got reset while doing this process. Another option is to open the Internet options from the Control Panel and choose the option to delete the web history. Microsoft Outlook 2007 settings will get restored to the factory defaults.
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