Tag Archives: Outlook

Office 365: Outlook search in Exchange inbox broken

Since a few days users are facing issues with Outlook search in connection with an Exchange mailbox at Office365.com. This is a known issue for which Microsoft wants to roll out a fix. Advertising

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Outlook Error: Operation has been cancelled due to restrictions

[German]A blog reader has informed me about a pretty crude behavior in Microsoft Outlook. A disabled Internet Explorer results in an Outlook error “This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system … Continue reading

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Issues with Microsoft Outlook (August 2019)?

[German]Are there issues with Microsoft Outlook since the beginning of August 2019? The program starts and then stops responding. Occurs with Outlook 2016 on various computers. Here is a description of the issue. Advertising

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Skype blocks editor options in Outlook 2010

A brief note for users who want to use Microsoft Office 2010 in conjunction with Skype for Business (2016). The Outlook editing options may not work after installing Office 2010. This is due to incorrect installation order of Office and … Continue reading

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Outlook: "external content is not allowed in secure email"

[German]Users of Outlook 2010 to 2016 may face the problem that they suddenly see the message “External content is not allowed in secure mail” when they access e-mail. It’s not a bug, it’s a feature – a couple of days … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V1607: Update KB4467684 kills Outlook search in Terminal Server

[German]End of November 2018 Microsoft released the update KB4467684 for Windows 10 V1607. Since then, there are more and more reports that this update killed the search in Outlook via Terminal Server. Advertising

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Bug in Outlook 365: Only one version can run at a time

[German]Users of Microsoft Outlook 365 may have been running into an issue since mid-July 2018 with version 1806 Build 10228.20080. When clicking on the Outlook icon of the taskbar error message is displayed, that only one version of the program … Continue reading

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An undocumented Office 365 REST api for Outlook activities

[German]It’s an interesting discovery for administrators. Microsoft Office 365 has an undocumented API that allows administrators to read the activities of Outlook email accounts. Advertising

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Outlook app shows birthdays one day too early

[German]Strange issue I recently recognized on Facebook. One MVP colleague complained that birthdays listed in Outlook app on his iPhone were displayed one day too early. Advertising

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Office 365: Zero-Font bypassing weakens email security

[German]Cyber criminals are currently using a well-known zero-font bypassing technology to trick Office 365’s Microsoft security filters on emails and smuggle spam onto systems. Advertising

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