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How to set up password to start Outlook 2010?

Discussion in 'General Software' started by Jayzilla, Dec 23, 2010.

  1. Jayzilla New Member

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    Hi people. I'm new to outlook 2010. Is there any way I can set up a password to start Outlook 10 in my laptop?
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    All your emails are stored in the PST file, so no.
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    The PST password is only prevent others deleting the file. That's not a log on password I'm looking for. I searched around on Google didn't seem Outlook has this feature.

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    You can password protect .pst files in Outlook. The way to do this is to create an encrypted .pst file. This is the point at which you can then add a password. You can add a password to unencrypted .pst, but the security is very low. You can even use an option called compressible encryption if you want to.

    You can then drag emails and/or folders from the unencrypted .pst file to the encrypted one. Note that Outlook will do a move operation, not a copy.

    And to anyone that wishes to challenge me on this, I work with Outlook every day in my job, so I know this very well!
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    Well in that case you can use Protect EXE to password protect the Outlook EXE itself. So you have to enter a password every time you start Outlook.
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