Outlook shared Calendar reminders not working 2003

Posted on 2008-11-03
Last Modified: 2009-12-16
I am able to have the reminders works just fine in my personal folder but if I add a reminder to a calendar event in the shared calendar no one including me ever receives the pop up reminder for that event.
Question by:TheTechEase
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    by:David Lee
    Hi, TheTechEase.

    That's by design.  In Outlook 2003 reminders only work for your default folders (i.e. inbox, tasks, calendar).  They do not work for any other folders without regard to whether they are your folders or shared folders.  That changed in Outlook 2007.
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    Hello - Just another idea - are you able to use the Resource feature?   I realize that this may or may not meet your business need.  And, I'm not sure if you're running Exchange or not.
    And, I know you probably are aware of how to create Resources, but just for the completeness of this question, here are some steps:

    Author Comment

    I read that it was a Office 2003 issue. Does anyone know for a fact it was fixed in Office 2007?

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    Yes.  Outlook 2007 shows reminders for all folders that support reminders.

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