Utility Name: OLK Finder
Release Date: 20/06/2009
Supported OS: Windwos XP, Vista, 7, may run on Windows 8 but was never tested.
OLK Finder is a small and simple utility that let you easily find the location and handle the content of MS Outlook security temp folder.
What is OLK Folder ?
When you open file attachments that are considered safe, Outlook places these attachments in a subdirectory under your Temporary Internet Files directory as an extra precaution. When Outlook first tries to use a temporary file, it determine whether or not the Temp OLK folder has already been created. If yes, it uses the folder. If no, it creates a random folder to store the files.
Why use it ?
Sometimes when you delete by mistake a file from one of your Outlook messages, you can try and recover this file from the OLK folder, with OLK finder you will find the file and folder quickly.
OLK Finder is a small and portable software program that immediately locates the Microsoft Outlook temporary folder on the computer. First-time users can quickly get accustomed to this tool's options.
Thanks to its portability, installing OLK Finder is not necessary. You can just save the executable file anywhere on the hard drive and run it directly.
Plus, you can copy the app to a USB flash drive or similar storage unit, and run it on any computer. Thus, you can use OLK Finder on any system that has Office installed.
More importantly, the Windows Registry section does not get entry updates, and files are not left behind on the hard drive after removing the app.
The utility is wrapped in a clean and intuitive interface, so you shouldn't have any navigation issues. After you specify the Outlook edition installed on your computer (ranging from '97 to 2010), you can find out the OLK location and view the content in a built-in folder structure, identical to the one of Windows Explorer. It is also possible to directly open this location in Explorer.
OLK Finder runs on a very low quantity of CPU and system memory, so it doesn't put a strain on the computer's overall performance. It has a good response time and immediately, finds the OLK location, without making the operating system hang, crash or pop up error dialogs.
To sum it up, OLK Finder delivers a straightforward solution to locating the Outlook temporary folder on your computer.