When migrating a customer to Office 365 I had a problem opening the mail control panel applet. It simply showed the error message “Application not found”:
This seemed to be occurring on 64-Bit machines where we had installed 32-Bit Office 2016 from the Office 365 portal.
I found two workarounds for this:
Workaround One: Run the mail applet directly from the command line
Press Windows Key + R to bring up the run dialog
Paste the following: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\root\Office16\MLCFG32.CPL
Workaround Two: Run the mail applet from Outlook 2016
If you in Outlook you can run the control panel mail applet from within Outlook by going to File and clicking on account settings, at the bottom of the account settings drop down you should see a “Manage Profiles” button, which will take you into the mail applet.
I would like to find a proper solution for why this is happening, so if anyone comes across a solution, I’d appreciate it if you share your solution.
This post shows you create a transport rule to exclude messages from clutter and provides the code for you to do it automatically. Clutter is a great feature of Office 365 and allows you to focus on the emails that are important to you, but sometimes you need to see emails even if they don’t really require any attention.
Example: Exclude message from clutter based on the email subject
New-TransportRule -Name "Tachytelic Test Rule" -SubjectContainsWords "Sample Subject to bypass clutter" -SetHeaderName "X-MS-Exchange-Organization-BypassClutter" -SetHeaderValue "true"