This article describes how to enable Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) messages to use INTERNALDATE as the delivery date of a message in Outlook 2007.
To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
This issue is fixed in the Outlook 2007 hotfix package (Outlook.msp) that is dated October 28, 2008. Therefore, you should apply and install this hotfix package.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Description of the Outlook 2007 hotfix package (Outlook.msp): October 28, 2008
Enable the hotfix. To have us enable the hotfix for you, go to the " " section. If you prefer to enable the hotfix yourself, go to the " Fix it for me " section. Let me fix it myself Fix it for me To enable the hotfix automatically, click the
Fix it button or
dialog box, and then follow the steps in the Fix it wizard. Collapse this image Expand this image Fix this problem
Microsoft Fix it 50082 Collapse this image Expand this image Note this wizard may be in English only; however, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows. Note If you are not on the computer that has the problem, you can save the automatic fix to a flash drive or to a CD, and then you can run it on the computer that has the problem. Next, go to the " " section. Did this fix the problem? Let me fix it myself Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: To enable the hotfix, follow these steps: 322756
How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
Exit Outlook 2007 Start Registry Editor. In Windows Vista: Click , type Collapse this image Expand this image regedit in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type the password, or provide confirmation.
Collapse this image Expand this image In Windows XP: Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK. Locate and then click one of the following registry subkeys, as appropriate for your situation:
If you use policies, click the following registry subkey:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Options\Mail HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Options\Mail Note Both registry subkeys perform the same function. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value. Type IMAP Use INTERNALDATE, and then press ENTER. Right-click IMAP Use INTERNALDATE, and then click Modify. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK. Exit Registry Editor.
Check whether the problem is fixed. If the problem is fixed, you are finished with this article. If the problem is not fixed, you can
Article ID: 957418 - Last Review: September 3, 2013 - Revision: 6.0
Applies to Microsoft Office Outlook 2007
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