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Public Folders in Outlook 2000

Discussion in 'Networking' started by syoung, Dec 19, 2001.

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  1. syoung

    syoung Thread Starter

    Dec 19, 2001
    I want to share email across a network with one other computer using Outlook 2000 on both PCs.

    I've been told to create a public folder, but when I ask 'help' about 'Public Folders' it tells me to create a new folder in the public folder... but there isn't one there?

    Help is taking me around in circles! How do I create a Public Folder in the first place?
  2. donnellyr2


    May 17, 2004
    Public Folders appear if you are running a mail server such as MS exchange. They appear automatically once you have configured outlook to connect to the server IE:
    assuming you have a mail server in place

    go to outlook and reconfiure mail set up to access the exchange Post box.

    If you havent got exchange or a similar post box system you wont have public folders

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