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Windows 7: Has Outlook Connector just lost all my folders?!

20 Jun 2011   #1

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Has Outlook Connector just lost all my folders?!

Hey all!

I've used Outlook for a few years and have set up a bunch of personal folders for things such as online receipts for the past few years. I now use Outlook Connector (so I can sync my HTC phone) and have just tried moving each of those folders into my "" folder, which is now the default.

My logic being that by doing so, each of these folders will now be backed up online in my Hotmail account too.

However, a pop up message appeared, stating that there was some kind of sync issue and would I like to try to repair this? I clicked ok and long story short, the folders are now no longer in their original folder locations or in the locations that I had moved them to. My inbox is also now filled with old emails that I've already replied to and subsequently deleted and some of my draft emails have returned to states that are not my most recent edits.

I think Outlook Connector had stopped working correctly a while back, as my Outlook inbox and Hotmail inbox were not syncronised, and it's now returned to some earlier state or something?

Is there a chance I'm going to get my folders back or is Outlook connector, essentially, a pile of crap?

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20 Jun 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

I'm in no position to comment on Outlook Connector as I don't use it, but would a system restore to the point before you were prompted to "rectify" the sync issue be of any help?

It's worth a try, I feel.
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