Can you create an Outlook rule to save attachments to a folder on your hard drive?

I am trying to create an outlook rule that will save attachments from a specific person to a folder on my hard drive.  Is this possible without having to create a macro?

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MacleanSystem EngineerCommented:
No, unfortunately this currently is only possible via a macro or 3rd party software
A suggested article with a simple tested code can be found below.

http://officetricks.com/save-outlook-mail-attachment-to-local-folder/

There are of course more advanced solutions around which you can locate online if desired.
One of my clients uses a plugin from Sperry software

http://www.sperrysoftware.com/outlook/attachment-save.asp

There might be cheaper or free alternatives around for this, but I am not acquainted with those.
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rye004Author Commented:
Thank you for your fast response.  I just wanted to confirm that a macro was the only way to do this.  Many Thanks!
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Clark KentSoftware Engineer cum BloggerCommented:
Hey,

I believe if you want to save attachments from multiple Outlook emails, you must use a third party plug in. Access recovery is one such trustworthy service that can provide you this facility. You can easily save attachments from Outlook to folder automatically with this utility. Other than this, it is not in my knowledge what are the ways you can perform the above stated act.

Thanks & Regards,
Clark Kent
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