Define MS Outlook working days via GPO in windows server 2008

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How can I define working days for MS Outllok 2007 calndar via group policy on windows server 2008? I know where the setting is, but my problem is that I have to pick up one of the pre-defined options where non of them suits our working days (Sunday to Thursday). Can I customize one and use it? Or is there any other place where I need to look at? Or maybe a work around this issue?
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Hello

I just look in my Office 2010 you can specify at day level. So when I set sun to thu the reg value was 248 (F8 in hex).
Try to modify your adm in order to set this value in registry.
For office 2010 the key is [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Outlook\Options\Calendar]"WorkDay"=dword:0000007c
For office 2007 it should be [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Options\Calendar]

Dan
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Hi
I think I answered the question.

Dan
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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic Advisor
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dan_blagut, in which regard did you answer to the GPO part? If something, it is a partial answer only.

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One registry key can be converted in GPO in 2 seconds using RegToAdm.exe.
So the full answer should be like that:

I just look in my Office 2010 you can specify at day level. So when I set sun to thu the reg value was 248 (F8 in hex).
Try to modify your adm in order to set this value in registry.
For office 2010 the key is [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Outlook\Options\Calendar]"WorkDay"=dword:0000007c
For office 2007 it should be [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Options\Calendar]
In order to transform the registry key into the the GPO you should use regtoadm software (freeware).
here is the link to download the pack including this tool:
http://www.filecluster.com/Security/Other-Utilities/Download-NUTS.html or http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/8c703a2e-4685-4093-a1fc-dec107c53d13 for the vbs version with explanations from Microsoft.
Another way is to use Microsoft procedure for creating a new adm file http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc738443(v=ws.10).aspx, but I think is too complex.

Dan

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