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Search for Outlook emails which EXCLUDE a specific recipient

Posted on 2010-01-06
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Last Modified: 2012-05-08

I need to perform a search in outlook to look for emails which exclude a specific recipient.

i.e  I received 100 emails from abc@abc.com and my colleague was supposed to receive these also, but we need to check this.  So i want to perform a search in Outlook to look for emails received from abc@abc.com that HAVE NOT gone to my colleague i.e. colleague@abc.com

How can I do this?  Is there functionality in Outlook to do this?

Question by:masterkilla
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You can try an advanced search in Outlook. If emails from abc@abc.com are supposed to be sent to the both of you then when you go into the advanced find under the Messages tab, place a check mark in the "Where I am" box and select from the options on the drop down menu. For instance, if both of you were supposed to be placed on the To line from abc@abc.com and only you were, it will bring up those messages and you will be able to see which ones your colleage was excluded from.
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There is no functionality out of box in Outlook that will compare 2 mailboxes for same mail.

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masterkilla earned 0 total points
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I used the advanced filter and selected where the email fields 'doesn't contain' and entered in the email address.

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