Solved

Time Stamp is not correct

Posted on 2006-10-19
5
432 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-08
My outlook 2003 puts the incorrect time stamp on received messages.  For instance, when I send a message, the correct time is stamped on the sent message.  However, when I receive a message, the time stamped is 1 hour off.  It is 1 hour earlier than it actually is.  I have checked the time zone settings and everything is correct.  Also, something that is weird is the fact that my outlook syncs with my smart phone and the time stamped on the same message shows the correct time??  Also the webmail version of my email shows the correct time, thus there must be something not set correct in Outlook.  Also, when I check the day light saving box in outlook it sets the clock on my OS to an hour ahead of what it actually is??  Can anyone help?
0
Comment
Question by:Donkey_26
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:Frankco
ID: 17770694
Hi Donkey_26,

Can you check the Time Zone for Outlook?

Click on Tools ~  Options.
Click on the Preferences
Click Calendar Options.
Click Time Zone.
Choose a time zone from the drop-down list, and then click OK.

cheers,
frankco
0
 

Author Comment

by:Donkey_26
ID: 17772827
Hello,

Yes the time zone is set for GMT -05:00 Eastern Time (US and Canada).  This is the correct time zone for my location.  However I just figured it out!  Like I had said in my original post, when ever I went into the Time Zone Setting for Outlook, I had noticed that the "Adjust For Daylight Savings" was not checked.  When I would check it adjusted the time on my OS an hour ahead.  So This time I decided to allow outlook to do that, then I went to the calander and time setting for the OS and ajusted it back to the correct time.  I checked outlook and the kept all the settings in the Time Zone Settings, and now everything works correct!

0
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:Frankco
ID: 17772871
Hi Donkey_26,

I'm glad you got it working correctly.

cheers,
frankco
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
Computer101 earned 0 total points
ID: 17970288
PAQed with points refunded (500)

Computer101
EE Admin
0

Featured Post

What Should I Do With This Threat Intelligence?

Are you wondering if you actually need threat intelligence? The answer is yes. We explain the basics for creating useful threat intelligence.

Join & Write a Comment

Learn more about how the humble email signature can be used as more than just an electronic business card. When used correctly, a signature can easily be tailored for different purposes by different departments within an organization.
Resolve Outlook connectivity issues after moving mailbox to new Exchange 2016 server
This Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial shows how to tell Microsoft Office that a word is NOT spelled correctly. Microsoft Office has a built-in, main dictionary that is shared by Office apps, including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word. When …
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…

707 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now