Monthly Archives: December 2012

Installing Microsoft Windows 2012 Server On A MacBook A1181 (The Odyssey)

As an Exchange developer, you can never have enough servers to play with, and the most recent versions will only install on 64bit hardware. Which I don't have a lot of. In desperation, I decided to try to install it ...

David Soul In Star Trek?

I'm working my way through all the Star Trek episodes. It's great fun - some of these things I haven't seen for thirty-odd years. Last night I watched 'The Apple'. Among the credits, I saw the name David Soul. Could it really ...

Make Microsoft Exchange 2007 Outlook Web App The Default Mail Client For Mailto Hyperlinks, And Even Pass Some Body Text, Too.

Prompted by the interest in my similar article about making OWA 2003 the default mail client for mailto: hyperlinks, here is one for OWA 2007. As it turned out, removing the mailto: part from the address displayed in the new ...

Display Password Guidelines Text On The Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Outlook Web App Password Change Page.

This article will explain how to add some organisation-specific password guidelines to the OWA 2010 Change Password page. First, look for the changepassword.aspx file in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\v14\ClientAccess\Owa\forms\premium folder. Make a copy of it (important if something goes wrong), and ...

How To Make The Sign Out Button Close The Browser Window Immediately In Microsoft Exchange 2010 Outlook Web Access.

In OWA 2010, when you click the Sign Out button, you will normally see another page with a Close Window button. Then you see a warning telling you that The web page you are viewing is trying to close the ...

Display A Welcome Message To Your New Users In Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Outlook Web App.

This article will show you how to create a popup welcome message for first-time users of Microsoft Outlook Web Access for Exchange 2010. It makes use of the fact that OWA shows a language selection page the first time a ...

How To Hide The BCC Checkbox (And Input Field) In Microsoft Exchange 2010 Outlook Web App.

This article describes how to hide the BCC checkbox in the OWA 2010 message options dialog. First, look for the messageoptionsdialog.aspx file in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\v14\ClientAccess\Owa\forms\premium folder. Make a copy of it (important if something goes wrong), and then open ...

Show The BCC Input Field By Default In Microsoft Exchange 2010 Outlook Web App.

This article describes how to show the BCC field by default when composing a new message in OWA 2010. Normally, you need to look at the options page, and enable the BCC checkbox each time you compose a message. As ...