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    Daylight Saving Time 2007 — MS Outlook logon script

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    by handy_9999 ·

    I’m writing a script to backup local MS Outlook .pst files before pushing my DST update script.

    The script reads the registry for file locations and backs-up the pst file(s) to the profile %username%\my documents\dst2007

    My reasoning is that if you have a backup of the user’s appointments, you’ll have more than one shot at getting the calendar updated correctly.

    I’m looking for beta-testers that might find this vbs script useful.

    netmenders2000@yahoo.com

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    • #2515223

      DST 2007 MS Outlook backup – update script

      by handy_9999 ·

      In reply to Daylight Saving Time 2007 — MS Outlook logon script

      Option Explicit

      ‘ FileName: otlkdst.vbs
      ‘ Author: netmenders2000@yahoo.com
      ‘ Purpose: Administrative tool for MS Outlook 2007 DST changes
      ‘ This user specific script should be run
      ‘ immediately after updating DST settings
      ‘ for 2007.

      ‘ Each user should update outlook appointment
      ‘ and reminders to conform with the new DST
      ‘ settings.

      ‘ if %userprofile%\DST2007 exists, the script
      ‘ will not run under the profile again.

      ‘ Reference: http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2007/03/06/436731.aspx

      ‘ Test for valuenames of Microsoft DST2007 TimeZones
      ‘ Read Outlook file locations from Registry
      ‘ Backup Outlook files if found to %userprofiles%\DST2007

      ‘ Test Registry for Various MS Office Outlook versions
      ‘ Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003
      ‘ Install MS Outlook Backuptool for 2002 – 2003 Outlook Versions
      ‘ Install MS Outlook TZedit on Outlook 2000 – 2007 installations

      ‘ Outlook 2007 DST was builtin
      ‘ Outlook backuptool not supported
      ‘ No Outlook file manipulation required

      ‘******************************************************
      ‘ How to assign scripts in Windows 2000
      http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322241/EN-US/
      ‘******************************************************

    • #2516756

      I’ll be a tester

      by support ·

      In reply to Daylight Saving Time 2007 — MS Outlook logon script

      How do I get the script?

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