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    • scruffyone
    • By scruffyone 11th Mar 18, 12:14 PM
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    Deleted contents of folder in Outlook in error
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    • 11th Mar 18, 12:14 PM
    Deleted contents of folder in Outlook in error 11th Mar 18 at 12:14 PM
    I made a new folder in Outlook and then moved the contents of the original folder to the new folder, I thought. However, the new folder is there but no contents. I have searched through all my existing folders and cannot find the originals nor are they in the deleted folder.

    Now tearing my hair out as the files in the original folder were extremely important.

    Can anyone help but with a non-techie explanaton.

    Thanks.
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    • sleepyjones
    • By sleepyjones 11th Mar 18, 12:41 PM
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    Is it Outlook the physical program, or outlook as in outlook.com?

    I'm assuming it's the program, try going to the folder and click on the settings menu, go to advanced and see if there's any filtering enabled (disable anything that is)?

    I think most versions are similar but the process might be slightly different depending on which version of OUtlook you're running.
    Last edited by sleepyjones; 11-03-2018 at 12:48 PM.
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    • Le_Kirk
    • By Le_Kirk 11th Mar 18, 2:05 PM
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    If it is Outlook the programme, is it POP3 or imap? If imap, you might/should have a copy of the contents on your email provider's server. Failing that, can you find a back-up file in a similar/same location as your .ost/.pst file?
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    • By grumpycrab 11th Mar 18, 2:34 PM
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    • 11th Mar 18, 2:34 PM
    Just checking you've already checked using webmail... https://login.live.com/ ** assuming you have a Microsoft email address **
    Last edited by grumpycrab; 11-03-2018 at 2:38 PM.
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