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IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
A feature has been added to ensure that deleted data is removed from .pst and .ost files. This feature is activated through a registry entry. When it is enabled, deleted data is overwritten when Outlook is shut down. Most data is removed and overwritten during normal operation, but a small percentage can remain if this feature is not activated.
A supported feature that modifies the default behavior of the product is available from Microsoft. However, this feature is intended to modify only the behavior that this article describes. Apply this feature only to systems that specifically require it.
If the feature is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the feature.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific feature. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the feature is available. If you do not see your language, it is because the feature is not available for that language.
The English version of this feature should have the following file attributes or later:
This feature was first made available in Microsoft Office 2000 SR-1.
Date Time Size File name Platform -------------------------------------------------------- 10/20/99 5:21PM 1,080,320 Oqfe3886.msp Win32
To apply this feature, obtain Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1 (SR-1). To obtain SR-1, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
245025The Oqfefe3886.msp file is a Microsoft Installer Patch file. To apply the patch, right-click the file, and then click Apply Patch. For an Administrative installation, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/245025/EN-US/ )OFF2000: How to Obtain and Install Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1 (SR-1)
202946On each system where you want this behavior, you must add a registry entry.
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/202946/EN-US/ )OFF2000: Setup Command-Line Switches for Office 2000
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
On computers running Microsoft Windows 95 or Microsoft Windows 98: