I tried that already. Using the arrow next to the search box and it has a yellow drop down box that allows you to change the search to this year, month week etc but when it is changed to this year I get an error msg that access is denied verify that disc is not full or write protected.
I know there myust be a date change or checked box somewhere but am asking you where it is.
Note When you first start using Instant Search, Outlook needs to index your data files to provide fast and complete search results. This process might take several minutes.
Outlook indexes the following data files:
This includes Microsoft Windows Live Mail, IMAP, and POP e-mail accounts. If you use a Microsoft Exchange account (much more common in business e-mail systems than in a home or personal account), you must be connected to the server running Exchange and use Cached Exchange Mode for Instant Search to index your messages. Cached Exchange Mode uses an Offline Folders file (.ost) to save your information on your computer. To verify which data files are being indexed, do the following:
Alternatively, click the arrow in the Instant Search pane, and then click Search Options on the menu.
To verify the indexing status, do the following:
Alternatively, click the arrow in the Instant Search pane, and then click Indexing Status on the menu.