How to specify which folder is displayed when Outlook starts

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Most people prefer to have Outlook display the Inbox when the application is started. The following tip enables you to specify which folder you would like to be displayed when you start Outlook.

To change the folder which be displayed when you start Outlook, do the following:

   1.   Select Tools -> Options....

   2.   Click the Other tab.

Options Outlook 2003

   3.   Click the Advanced Options... button.

   4.   Under General Settings, click the Browse... button.

Advanced Options Outlook 2003

   5.   When the Select Folder dialog box is displayed, select the folder you want to be displayed when you start Outlook.

Select Folder Outlook 2003

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