AutoArchive Settings

If this policy is enabled, then all the options in the AutoArchive dialog box are disabled except for the option "Move old items to".


Supported on: At least Windows Vista
Turn on AutoArchive
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Preferences
Value NameDoAging
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0
Run AutoArchive every days

Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Preferences
Value NameEveryDays
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value14
Min Value1
Max Value60
Prompt before AutoArchive runs
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Preferences
Value NamePromptForAging
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0

During AutoArchive:

Delete expired items (e-mail folders only)
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Preferences
Value NameDeleteExpired
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0
Archive or delete old items
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Preferences
Value NameArchiveOld
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0
Show archive folder in folder list
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Preferences
Value NameArchiveMount
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0
Clean out items older than

Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Preferences
Value NameArchivePeriod
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value6
Min Value1
Max Value60



  1. Months
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Preferences
    Value NameArchiveGranularity
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value0
  2. Weeks
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Preferences
    Value NameArchiveGranularity
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value1
  3. Days
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Preferences
    Value NameArchiveGranularity
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value2

Permanently delete old items
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Preferences
Value NameArchiveDelete
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value0
True Value1
False Value0

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