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OWA Exchange 2007

Is there a way to set a view in OWA Exchange 2007 SP2, so your inbox shows only unread messages?
 This was a feature in Exchange 2003.  
The only solution I found was to use Search Folders, but how do you set search folder as the default folder when you do a refresh?
Right now you need to browse to the search folders each time you refresh the screen so it does not show the message you just marked read.

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DLBIT
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SteveIT ManagerCommented:
If you click on "messages" next to inbox you can select unread messages (this is on exchange 2003 however i believe the options are the same)
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DLBITAuthor Commented:
there is no option "messages" on Exchange 2007 OWA.
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SteveIT ManagerCommented:
I've just logged onto my partner's owa exchange 2007, you have the folder list view on the left and at the top right of this box you have inbox (messages) with a down arrow - click this to see the option for unread messages.

I've accessed this through IE to get the full version not the lite
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SteveIT ManagerCommented:
attached screenshot
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DLBITAuthor Commented:
That looks like the 2003 interface.  There is no option that i can see.  I attched the screenshot.

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SteveIT ManagerCommented:
Its definately 2007, try the below for useful information

http://www.eggheadcafe.com/software/aspnet/30993595/no-unread-mail-folder-in.aspx

Are you using the lite or full OWA ?
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lastlostlastCommented:
the screenshot posted by DLBIT looks for Exchange 2007.

Have you considered creating a rule to sort your emails so that 'read' mails are moved out of the Inbox and only 'unread' mail is present in the Inbox. ;-)

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DLBITAuthor Commented:
It is full OWA. no lastlostlast that would not be an acceptable option.

I read through this and somone else reports that was removed. http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Server_Software/Email_Servers/Exchange/Q_23143503.html

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Satya PathakLead Technical ConsultantCommented:
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LeeDerbyshireCommented:
You are correct that Search Folders is your only option in OWA 2007.  But how about if, instead of using the send/receive button, you just keep clicking on the link to the Unread Messages search folder?  That seems to work okay here.  Or right-click the folder, and select Open In New Window, then refresh from there?
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DLBITAuthor Commented:
I opened a case with Microsoft.  They confirmed this option is no longer available in Exchange 2007. They only option they offered was the search folder as well.  LeeBerdyshire, your solution works for me, if i just click on the folder again it will refresh that folder and not put me back to Inbox.
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DLBITAuthor Commented:
Click back on the search folder to refresh works for me and good workaround untill we get to Exchange 2010 were the feature is back.
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