Outlook 2010 and overlapping meetings

I have a complaint from several users that they can schedule a meeting to a resource, even if another meeting is already scheduled at the same time, creating this all conflicts. Help?
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Clark KentConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Meetings might overlap in the Outlook calendar.  You can change the settings in Outlook to automatically decline conflicting meeting requests as follows:

1. Go to ToolsOptions
2. On the Preferences tab, click on Calendar Options... button
3. Click on the Resource Scheduling button
4. Put a check next to Automatically decline conflicting meeting requests

Hopefully,this will help.
Thanks &  Regards,
Clark Kent
John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Overlapping meetings is allowed in Outlook 2010 forward (I am using Outlook 2016). It is unavoidable and the overlapping meetings sync into my iPhone as well.

I looked through Outlook Options (Calendar options) and there is no native way I can see to prevent this.

My guess is that a lot of us have overlapping meetings.
paco1969Author Commented:
John, thank you very much for your respond. I have not found another response on this. I have read other articles about with same answer that "cant's avoid conflicting meetings on 2010? is that possible??

John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I cannot see anything that stops overlapping meetings. I think most of us need to able to accept and sort out which meeting will be cancelled (it may not be the newest one coming in). Automation cannot do this.
paco1969Author Commented:
Thank you Superman!, that worked!
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