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Outlook Upgrade Help

by mbrooks_jr / February 5, 2006 3:13 PM PST

Hi I have a laptop with Microsft XP 2002. IN Miscrosift Outlook I need to have multiple emails "profiles" . Outlook 2000 is what I have. So how can I upgrade it to newer version that allows me to have profiles for different email addresses? Is there an upgarde or do I have to install a newer version etc..I own a nightclub so I have to many emails coming into one box, and this is my laptop so I do all my work on it and am quite mobile, each email I have needs its own outlook application if you know what I mean..thanks, i weent to microsft office but ofcourse, MS is no help.

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Re: Outlook upgrade
by Kees Bakker / February 5, 2006 6:19 PM PST
In reply to: Outlook Upgrade Help

If you need a higher version of Outlook then Outlook 2000 you'll need to buy at least the upgrade version of that higher version of MS Office (XP, 2002, 2003). But Microsoft won't object if you buy the full version.

So: up to the shop and see what they have to offer you.

I don't have an opinion on IF you need a higher version of Outlook; in that respect I trust what you say. And I don't know at all what you mean with "each email needs its own outlook application". What's wrong with using multiple XP users each with it's own Outlook 2002 database and email-address. That's an identity at OS level, not at application (Outlook) level.

Hope this helps.


Kees

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Just so you know.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 5, 2006 9:42 PM PST
In reply to: Outlook Upgrade Help

After some 10 years, the concept of identity in the applications Outlook and Outlook Express is in there but the brutal reality is that I have never heard that Microsoft fixed it. I can offer why that may be so. Since the current OS (XP) offers multiple users then they rely on that for the multiple user support. The other item of switching identity may or may not function or function as you wish.

I have no cure for this issue save to use XP's multiple users (that works) but swithing identities in Outlook seems to be spastic at times.

Bob

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