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outlook calendar says I am 'out of office'

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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.
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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
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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?
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Dynamodux: I tried the switch but no change.
BlueDevilFan: The status is set to busy.
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Then I've no idea.  I've never seen nor heard of the behavior you've described.
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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.
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Great.  Glad you have a fix.
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