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Office 2013 In Depth by Joe Habraken

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Understanding Outlook Profiles

Outlook creates an Outlook profile upon initial startup when you configure an email account in Outlook. That profile is loaded every time you start Outlook. It provides information to Outlook related to your email account (or accounts) configuration. You can use different types of email accounts in Outlook and have only one Outlook profile. However, multiple profiles can help sequester settings for different types of email accounts in their own related profiles.

Email accounts are contained in profiles. An email profile comprises email accounts, data files, and information about where your email is stored. Outlook automatically creates a new profile when you run Outlook for the first time. After that, the profile ...

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