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How to get read-receipt confirmation box in Outlook 2000 (Win2K platform)

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I have Office2000 on a Win2K machine. Whenever someone sends me a mail with a read-receipt request, a receipt is sent to them from me automatically without a dialog confirmation box asking me whether I want to send a receipt or not.
I want to choose the mails to which I send the receipt. So, how do I make this confirmation box appear ?
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by:Kubrik
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In Outlook 2000, at least, click on Tools, Options, Email Options, Tracking Options, and select "Never send a response".  This only works for mail sent via internet, not in-house mail.
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by:rbdnz
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for in-house mail, you can use "watch your back" from grinningshark software (www.grinningshark.com) to block read-receipts.  its a commercial product ($12 USD or something) but it is truly great.  

i don't work for grinning shark, nor am i compensated for the endorsement... i'm just a happy customer.
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by:mvinay
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Mine is an in-house mail using exchange server
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watch your back! from grinning shark is the way to go then...
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by:sanjurupali
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hey rbdnz
tell me one thing that tab of never sending back  a receipt for intranet users is disabled .is there some way out to enable that tab
thanks and regards
sandy
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by:rbdnz
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no... at least not to the best of my knowledge.   you can only click that for imap or pop accounts... not exchange.

the watch your back stuff is the best thing i could find.

there used to be freeware that did this from a company called microgarden, but they have removed it from their site.

go with the watch your back stuff -- it's well worth the money.

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by:sanjurupali
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thanks dear
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