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Outlook 2003 doesn't allow to browse local folders as the XP and 2000 did. How do I add this NEEDED feature ??

Posted on 2004-09-06
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I've not yet found a solution to browse a local folder as we did with Outlook 2000 and Outlook XP!! Do I need to downgrade to Outlook XP? It seems that the File System Integration is missing.... any news ??
Please answer soon... I've to decide if downgrade or not.....

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You can open explorer, drag and drop the folder onto shortcuts and it will open up to that folder when clicked.

If you are trying to browse within Outlook, that will not work as that would be a security issue... think of the potential for virus and macro havok that would create!

If wanting to drag and drop files into an email to send, it would be faster to have it open in Explorer anyways, or use the browse feature in the file attachment interface.
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So.... if I used this system to store the e-mail in local system folder.... I have to downgrade to Outlook XP isn't it ? I can open the folder and drag 'n drop but I cannot anymore open physically the folders within outlook.....

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