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Password protecting notes in Outlook 2003

by Jace888 / January 1, 2007 10:18 AM PST

I have used a palm device for many years and with the Palm OS I could password protect memos. I've now switched to Outlook and want to password protect notes. Is there anyway to do this other than locking my entire machine?

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Do you run XP?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 1, 2007 12:16 PM PST

If so, put a password on your account and set XP so your files are private. It's that simple.

Bob

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What about specific notes
by Jace888 / January 1, 2007 12:25 PM PST
In reply to: Do you run XP?

I appreciate the suggestion, but is there anyway to password protect specific notes or the notes section of outlook? Thanks

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Not in this design.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 1, 2007 10:43 PM PST

Since we passworded the account, and set "make my files private", it's all password protected. One needs the password to get to any note.

I know why you mean on the Palm (I have dozens of them) but you can see that it's not implemented the same on a PC.

bob

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