Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Fix Problems Related To Outlook Reminder

Microsoft Outlook is a popular email client developed by Microsoft that facilitates easy email management. Outlook is not just an email program but has many other features built into it. One of the cool features incorporated in Outlook is the Reminder option. With the help of this feature, users can create reminders for a particular date, event or time.
Occasionally problems can occur with the Outlook Reminder feature. It can be in the form of delayed reminders, or users may not receive the reminders at all. This article will help you fix the problems associated with Outlook reminders. Most of the Outlook problems related to reminders are due to the corruption of program files. Another reason for the occurrence of this problem could be improper installation of the Outlook application.

Instructions to fix Outlook Reminder problems
These instructions are applicable only for 2003 and 2007 versions of Outlook.

  • Launch the Outlook program on your computer and select the option Tools from the menu. Click on the Options button and further click on the option Other. Select the Advanced Options followed by Reminder Options.
  • Under the Reminder Options locate Display the Reminder check box. Check the box in order to select the option.
  • After you have enabled this option, you may move on to troubleshooting the corrupted files. In order to perform this operation, you need to close the Outlook application. If you are a Windows XP user, select the Start button, followed by the Run option. Enter Outlook/clean reminders in the dialogue box and then click on the OK tab. All Vista and Windows 7 users are supposed to enter the same instruction after clicking on the Start button. This will automatically load the Outlook program. Check if the reminder option is functioning properly or not.
  • If the problems still exist, select Start button followed by the Run option. Enter outlook/resetfolders into the dialogue box and then select the OK tab. Vista and Windows 7 users have to enter the same instruction after clicking on the Start button. This will again load Outlook on your screen with all the corrupted files fixed or replaced.

You can follow the above instructions to fix issues with Outlook Reminder. If you still face any Outlook problems, contact the Outlook Support team and get your problem fixed.

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