Solved

outlook calendar says I am 'out of office'

Posted on 2011-03-01
6
461 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
I creating a meeting request and the schedule displays me out of office (maroon color). Any idea? I have not set any 'out of office' auto reply.
0
Comment
Question by:PearlJamFanatic
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 

Accepted Solution

by:
Dynamodux earned 250 total points
ID: 35007064
you need to run the cleanfreebusy switch when you start outlook..

heres a tutoial for it...

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/311823

(this works for all versions!)

let me know how it goes
0
 
LVL 76

Assisted Solution

by:David Lee
David Lee earned 250 total points
ID: 35008891
Hi, PearlJamFanatic.

Your out of office setting has nothing to do with being shown as out of the office on Outlook's calendar.  Each appointment item has a setting where you can show yourself as free, busy, or out of office.  Have you checked the relevant appointment(s) to see if you've set the appointment as out of office?
0
 

Author Comment

by:PearlJamFanatic
ID: 35014147
Dynamodux: I tried the switch but no change.
BlueDevilFan: The status is set to busy.
0
Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

 
LVL 76

Expert Comment

by:David Lee
ID: 35050232
Then I've no idea.  I've never seen nor heard of the behavior you've described.
0
 

Author Comment

by:PearlJamFanatic
ID: 35078927
I was earlier working on jinegra application that played with my calendar. The central data is refreshed by the sys admin and now the calendar is fine.
0
 
LVL 76

Expert Comment

by:David Lee
ID: 35081450
Great.  Glad you have a fix.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In this step by step procedure, you will come to know the details of creating an Outlook meeting in 2007, 2010, 2013 & 2016.
When you have clients or friends from around the world, it becomes a challenge to arrange a meeting or effectively manage your time. This is where Outlook's capability to show 2 time zones in one calendar comes in handy.
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 …
Many of my clients call in with monstrous Gmail overloading issues with Outlook. A quick tip is to turn off the All Mail and Important folders from synching. Here is a quick video I made to show you how to turn off these and other folders in Gmail s…

623 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