Compact now not compacting
When I select my personal folder and try do a 'compact now' it says its
compacting but when I check the size it hasnt done anything. The file size
is just over 700mb and when I manually do it using XP zip it halves the
What am I missing here? Why aint Outlook compacting my personal folder?
Compact Now and zipping a file isn't the same. When you Compress a pst-file
it removes the "white spaces" and allows you to run the pst-file. When you
zip a file you cannot directly access the file anymore.
Compress Now should come up with a file size just a ...Which firewall ports to open for remote access?
Greetings. Which inbound TCP ports will I need to open in order to run a
remote session of Store Ops Manager. Will be connecting remotley across a
high speed WAN (both machines have static IP address and are running XP Pro).
SQL default port:1433
RMS HeadQuarter Listening on default: 34200
RMS HQ Client: 34202
> Greetings. Which inbound TCP ports will I need to open in order to run a
> remote session of Store Ops Manager. Will be connecting remotley across a
> high speed WAN (both machines have static IP address and are running XP...Not Compacting Correctly
This may be a dumb question, but I truly do not know what to do. I created a
database for myself, no one else uses it. I have selected the "Compact on
Close" option, but when I go to the location to open it again, I see the
original file with a large file size and then a file name, "db1.mdb" with the
smaller, compacted size. This just started happening in the last week,
otherwise it has always compacted correctly. Any help would be appreciated!
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On Wed, 05 ...Remote Control Software?
I'm looking for some decent remote control software for doing tech support
with a brain dead user -- actually a set of brain-dead users. I've listed
are running Vista/win seven, on the remote side Vista or XP. I'm familiar
with LogMeIn. I'm looking for something with similar functionality that
requires little if any installation on the remote site.
Free would be nice, of course.
ross m. greenberg wrote:
> I'm looking for some decent remote control software for doing tech support
> with a brain dead user -- actually a set of brain...mail compacting
When I double click on a mail message, I no longer get the entire message
displayed. I only get the header then I have to click the full screen box to
see the whole message. This seems to have started right after I compacted
I can't find an option in any of the mail drop-downs to address this issue
and Windows mail help is useless.
Do you know how to re-size windows without maximizing them (using the "full
screen box")? That is something that applies to all Windows windows, not
just Windows Mail windows. You need to learn how to re-size windows without
ma...Managing Remote Access Database
My question is how to retrieve and update records in a remote Access
db sitting on a remote web host using a VB application. While I can do
this with SQL Server I could do with some general pointers on the
technique(s) used to do the same with Access. Do you have to get the
recordset via an asp page using the appropriate SQL string and if so
can updated records be returned back to the remote db via the same
means. Any comments to steer me in the right direction much
A Jet engine (often named Access) is no data base server, it is a database
file (it ha...Remote access to another company's Outlook calendar?
I have one client on Exchange 2003 that wants to access the calendar of an
employee (consultant?) at another company running Exchange (version not
known yet). How can the remote company share this person's calendar with my
client? He would need to access it and add appointments to it.
Thank you for the help!
On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 22:15:24 -0700, "Gregg Hill" <email@example.com>
>I have one client on Exchange 2003 that wants to access the calendar of an
>employee (consultant?) at another company running Exchange (version no...Compact/Compact on Close
I have a number of databases in A2K, written on different machines with
different installations of Office. I have found that compacting a database
while it is open regularly fails, seemingly at random. This is especially
annoying as I usually set the Compact on Close setting in Tools/Options to
Has anyone else experienced this and is there a fix? Thanks for any help,
Whyever would you set "Compact-on-close"? This is about the most useless
option MS ever invented.
"Compact-on-close" what? It can only compact the FE.
All sensible software uses an FE/B...Compacting NOT deleteing db1.mdb
All of a sudden when we compact a database the db1.mdb file is created and
compacted into, but it does not delete the original mdb and rename the
db1.mdb to the original name. After compacting we have the original mdb and a
db1.mdb. The next day we have the original mdb, a db1.mdb and now a db2.mdb.
So on and so on. Can not figure out what changed. Anyone have any thoughts?
We do have delete permission on the drives as we can manually delete the
original mdb and rename the db1.mdb
> All of a sudden when we compact a database the db1.mdb file is ...compact mdb
How can I make the task of compact mdb into a macro in Access 97? Thanks.
If you're asking how you can compact the currently open database in Access
97, you can't using either a macro or VBA code.
If you're asking how you can compact another database (such as compacting
the back-end database from the front-end database), you can use the
CompactDatabase method of the DBEngine object (look up "CompactDatabase
Method" in the Help file)
Doug Steele, Microsoft Access MVP
(no e-mails, please!)
" 00ScarlettJohnson" <EE@yahoo.co...Remote PC to join domain
My company have off site replication of our servers for the event of a
disaster. We have a contract with a company that will provide office space
for our staff in just such an event. They hold an image file of our PC's
ready to roll out if needed. The PC's will then need to be joined to our
domain using the remote offsite replicas. We will have site to site VPN
between teh temporary office and the remote replicas. Is there a step by
step guide to joining a PC to a remote domain. The servers will be running
Win 2008 Standard.
Every year is the same
And ...Retrieving XP temp remotely?
I'm trying to find a way to retreiving the temperature of some critical XP
PC's remotely, is this possible? I have speedfan running on the devices and
it shows the temp and have downloaded WMIexplorer to see what it finds, any
ideas would be most welcome.
...Remote Data Transfer
In trying to import data from an external source into
Excel using the request form =FILENAME|PATH.SOURCE, we are
unable to use filenames longer than eight characters. In
our particular case, we must use longer filenames.
Is there any way to:
a) Use longer file names
b) Alias the longer name to a shorter name (within Excel)
c) Any other way around this problem
Any help would be appreciated.
I know there is a fix for this error somewhere in the "bowels" of MS KB
articles, I just can't seem to find it after numerous searches.
The fix has to do with deleting some registry keys then using RDC as admin
to reset the security keys or something to that effect. It only seems to pop
up whenever there is a "patch update" to which then I can no longer RDC.
If anyone could point me in the right direction.
> Hi -
> I kno...Compacting a spreadsheet?
Is there a way to compact an excel spreadsheet? I have a spreadsheet
that imports data and uses pivot tables. The file size seems to be
increasing, but the data isnt. I thought I recalled somewhere where
Microsoft had a tool or command to compact in the XP version. Any
help would be appreciated.
There's nothing that can compact the file, but you might be able to reduce the
size by resetting the last used cell of each sheet.
If you hit ctrl-end, does it take you way past what you think is the bottom
right most used cell? If yes, take a look at Debra Dalgleish's ...Compacted messages
XP during the Disk Cleanup operation indicates that certain old messages
could be compacted. Similarly Outlook Express suggests compacting messages
from time to time. But I have not seen XP reminding a user to look at his
compacted message folder. Is it because these compacted messages are
automatically deleted by XP after a certain period of non-use. Or is the
User expected to open the compacted messages - assuming it is accessible to
him - and delete the compacted messages when he thinks they are of no more
use to him?
"P. Jayant" <p_jayant@da...Compacting Personal Folders File with OL2003
I have worked many years with MS Outlook in various versions starting
with Outlook98. My Personal Folders file is now almost 2 Gb in size so
I decided to restructure it by creating a new OL2003 type personal
folders fileand move a large number of emails into this new archive
After doing this it has reached a size of 900+ Mb, but the mailbox.pst
file has not reduced its size in any noticeable way, maybe 1% or so.
So I opened the data file management menu item and selected the old
pst file and chose Compact. It starts a dialogue that says
"Compacting" with a Cancel button but no...Remote Billing
A customer has been using SOP for a number of years.
They now want the salesmen to be able to enter invoices remotely. The
solution will need to be a wireless one since they will be moving around
from customer to customer.
They would prefer to use Tablet PC's or some kind of hand held device since
they are smaller than laptops.
Can anyone recommend a solution?
Are there any restrictions on the types of devices and operating systems
that can place orders through eOrder?
Can a device running Windows CE or Windows Tablet PC be used reliably with
"news.microsoft....Email not accessible for remote users using rpc over http
Ok, I've searched and searched, I've checked with our consultant, and
Here's what's happening. In my office we are using Exchange Server
2003. We have some in office staff and some remote workers. We just
bought new Dell Latitude's for our remote workers. I have set them up
on the server and they are working wonderfully, in the office. Both
hard wired to the network and over the wireless.
The problem is when they get them home (or any other wireless access
besides our own). They cannot access their Outlook 2003. When bringing
it up, they get a popup window askin...compact view
What does "Add to compact view" mean. It comes up when I right click on a
folder. I can't find it anywhere in the help.
Steve Z wrote:
> What does "Add to compact view" mean. It comes up when I right click
> on a folder. I can't find it anywhere in the help.
See the following forum for an answer:
Add to compact view
J. Inzer MS-MVP
Digital Media Experience
This is not tech...Is there a way to activate the Out of Office Assistant remotely?
Often plans change, and I need to be able to activate (or change the message
on) my Out of Office Asistant while I'm away from the office. Is there any
way I can do this remotely, especially from a Blackberry? We are running
Office 2007, not on an Exchange server.
Out of Office Assistant is a feature of Exchange Server, are you sure you
don't have exchange server? You can turn it on via Outlook Web Access, which
is also part of Exchange Server.
> Often plans change, and I need to be able to activate (or change the message
> on) my...OL2002 file will not compact
I have a client that had a OL2002 .pst file that was getting to be upwards of
1.7Gb in size. I archived his file from June of 04 back. This created an
archive file that was 1.9Gb in size (!) and his default file still remained
the same size. I compacted his default .pst file and it only reduced it to
1.6Gb in size. I am trying to reduce the new archive file which opens VERY
slowly, but when I try clicking the compact button (yes, after selecting the
appropriate archive file on the previous screen), it flashes "compacting...."
on the screen for about 3 seconds and that'...lost emails while compacting
Hi, I have jsut lost about 2,000 emails from my inbox after respondin
to the prompt to compact. These emails are the latest in my in box
What actually happened? Can someone help me as I need to retrieve the
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>...Remote Desktop 02-17-10
2 different sites...3 new workstations. SBS 2003 R2
New WS ar XP Pro and have IE 8,SP3 and all patches.
Cannot remote desktop intoany of them...either from the internet or LAN.
Can access other WS on networks??
Ensured the remote is enabled, even in advance firewall settings?
Not sure where else to look?
Anyone have any ideas??
This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
Try installing the latest Remote...compacted messages
Once compacted, where do the messages go and how do I find them??
Compaction in Windows Mail should not disturb any messages.
It only removes empty spaces from the database.
Gary VanderMolen, Microsoft MVP (Mail)
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> Once compacted, where do the messages go and how do I find them??
The messages don't go anywhere, because they don't...