Search Outlook for sent items that never received a reply

I am trying to find a relatively quick way to filter or search an Outlook profile for emails sent by the user that were never replied to. I haven't found much about this on the internet other than options to flag the emails when you send it to set reminders. I have also seen a mention of searching in Outlook 2010 advanced settings for conversations that are empty but I don't think that will work.

 I am looking to sort through about 400 emails that were sent to an individual that did not receive a reply and going through them one at a time obviously would be very time consuming. Any help is greatly appreciated!

Outlook 2007 or 2010
Exchange 2007 (not using POP or IMAP)
DDI4UAsked:
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apache09Commented:
Unfortunatley in Outlook there is no inbuilt functionality to perform such searches.

The closest thing your going to get is an option to "Find Related Messages"

You can use this option by right clicking on the email
Choose Find Realted Messages

Not really a fool proof way though.

Really need to find a way to reduce the search items, especially if you are looking for somethign specific.

For example if you kmew the email was sent on a certain day or week
If you knew who the email was sent to
If you knew the subject \
ect
ect

By adding the details you know you could greatly reduce the amount of emails you are going to have to look through.

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DDI4UAuthor Commented:
Actually, we are just trying to find the emails that were sent which did not receive a reply. Not really looking for one particular email. I am starting to think the manual method is my only option. Thanks for the response!
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apache09Commented:
In that case is a big job using outlook and only option is manual.

If you willing to use something other than Outlook...

You could possibly find someone that could do a script to search through sent Items, Subjects.
Then compare to Emails received in Inbox with matching Subjects proceeded by RE:

Any Emails that didnt match up, could then be identified

If this is possible request attention to get the question added to another Zone, Say Scripting or VBA?
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yo_beeDirector of Information TechnologyCommented:
So you are looking for a Re: in the subject line from a specific user.
You can use the Advanced Find function.
Tools > Instant Search > Advance Find  (Ctrl + Shift + F)

 advance find
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David LeeCommented:
Hi, DDI4U.

There is no practical way to do this.  The closest you can come is, as apache09 already pointed out, to use "find related messages".  But even that may not work in all circumstances.  Say for example that you send me a message and I send back a reply.  Only instead of using "Reply" my response is a new message.  "Find related messages" will not see that response as being related to the original.  
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DDI4UAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the comments. i will probably have to use a manual process in order to obtain the accuracy that is desired. Thanks for trying to lend a hand!
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