Troubleshoot Outlook Problems with PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson teaches how to use Windows PowerShell to troubleshoot Microsoft Outlook problems.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I have a problem with Microsoft Outlook on my laptop. It seems that it goes to sleep or something. I will be working, go to check my email, and nothing appears. But if I…


Use PowerShell to Data Mine Your Outlook Inbox

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to data mine your Microsoft Outlook Inbox.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I was talking to my boss the other day, and he made a rather interesting observation. He said that if I send four or five emails to a person within a four-…

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Use PowerShell to Data Mine Your Outlook Sent Items

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, teaches you how to use Windows PowerShell to data mine your Sent Items folder in Microsoft Outlook. Hey, Scripting Guy! I was wondering if I would use Windows PowerShell to process my Sent Items in Outlook. I mean, I think there is some interesting data I could obtain if…

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Use PowerShell to Export Outlook Calendar Information

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to export Microsoft Outlook calendar information.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I was reading your Hey Scripting Guy! blogs that were talking about the 2011 Scripting Games. I was unable to compete this year, but that did not prevent me from watching the games. I bet you did not…

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Troubleshoot Outlook Issues with PowerShell

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to troubleshoot and diagnose Microsoft Outlook performance issues.   Hey, Scripting Guy! I recently upgraded to Microsoft Outlook 2010, and to be honest I am rather disappointed. It seems like it takes forever to launch. I can click the Outlook icon to start the program, open Internet Explorer,…

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Troubleshoot a WMI VBScript and Handle Outlook File Locking

  Summary: Learn how to troubleshoot a WMI VBScript and how to handle Outlook .pst file locking issues in Windows PowerShell.   In this post: ·         Troubleshoot a WMI VBScript ·         How to Handle Outlook File Locking   Troubleshoot a WMI VBScript Hey, Scripting Guy! I am busy learning VBScript and WMI for my next…

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Hey, Scripting Guy! Can I Share My Microsoft Outlook Calendar via E-Mail?

  Hey, Scripting Guy! I really like the ability to export my calendar into a shareable format with Microsoft Outlook. It is really cool, but can I accomplish this by using a Windows PowerShell script? — MB   Hello MB, Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson here. In 30 minutes, I have a Live Meeting with…

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Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Tell Which Outlook Rules I Have Created?

    Hey, Scripting Guy! I don’t know about you, but it seems that I am getting overwhelmed at work with e-mail. In the old days, e-mail was not much of a problem and it was a great way to communicate. Today, I get so much e-mail that it would actually take all day for…

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