As protection for viruses includes Outlook since version 2000 an attachment security, such can not open executable files, like exe, cmd or bat files. With this feature can lock and release the access to critical file formats. By default are many files with dangerous extensions locked. If you want to release special attachment formats, then you have to edit the right values in the Windows Registry. This is for some users inacceptable. The Office CleanUP can help see below.
The Office CleanUP provides an export and import function to backup and restore the whole email account on another computer. Especially with new installations of Microsoft® Office is this advantageous, because this function since Office 2002 does not exist. You can save many time with the import, instead of type every POP3 and SMTP settings for each email account. Also the backup and restore of mailboxes (pst files) allows the Office CleanUP 5 and thus the possibility to configure Outlook in few steps.
The Outlook Journal is a controversial functionality of Outlook®. Because the function is active by default and logs copies of all documents, phone messages, email, phone calls, meetings and more. Especially in companies, this function could lead to trouble if these protocols comes into the wrong hands. The journal should also be turned off by private individuals
Email signatures are predefined salutations or entire e-mail messages, which are used to reply messages. The Office CleanUP displays all of that. Signatures can be imported and exported via the context menu. Older and unsed Outlook signatures can deleted.
The mailboxes in Microsoft® Outlook are stored in a personal store (PST-file). The mailboxes include the folder structure and all therein sent and received e-mail messages. Even files attached to e-mails are stored in PST file. As with the signatures and e-mail accounts, Outlook does not allow these files to export. The Office CleanUP 5 can export one or multiple files simultaneously. At the import of a pst-file, will tha Office CleanUP assigns the mailbox to an existing email accoount.