OL2000: Cannot Replicate the Outlook Bar

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SYMPTOMS
You cannot replicate the Outlook Bar from one user's system to another.For example, a network administrator might want to automate the processof setting up a standard Outlook Bar that consists of the Inbox, Contacts,Tasks, and various public folders for all users within the company.
CAUSE
The information in each Outlook Bar is unique to the user's mailconfiguration. There is no option to replicate the Outlook Bar.
MORE INFORMATION
The Outlook Bar is located in the user's Windows folder in a .FAV file.Each user's .FAV file is unique to that user's mail configuration, so thisfile will not work if copied from one system to another. The Outlook Barshortcuts look for a specific signature when attempting to connect to"Inbox" or "Sent Items." Because each Personal folder file (PST), Microsoftserver Mailbox, or other item folder has a unique signature, using the sameOutlook Bar shortcut file will not work on a second user's computer. Thisfeature allows Outlook to maintain the integrity of the shortcutdestinations.

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Article ID: 196346 - Last Review: 10/11/2013 15:48:31 - Revision: 3.0

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