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How Do I Set Reply and Forward Default Sending Account

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We have set up an exchange server 2003 on small business server 2003. In the clients outlook we have the exchange server set as default storage location (So they can have backed up email and exchange capability) and a pop account  and the default account (because we have extensive spam and virus filtering on the pop server that we do not want to pay for all over again by having the exchange handle all the email).

The problem is that when users hit reply or forward it wants to use the exchange server to do so by default. No problem for the most part, we have our smtp and pop connectors setup correctly (we think). The only issue we have is when we go to reply or forward to another account on the pop server.

Example: forwards and email to

I see that in outlook 2003 you can manually change the account drop down to the pop account and that makes everything work just fine. However, I cannot find anywhere, not even in the registry to force a default for replys and forwards. I have read posts that say it cannot be done, however I simply need to provide this ability one way or another without loosing the pop service or the exchange capabilities.

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