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Windows 7: Cant see document to attach to email in Documents folder using Outlook

22 Mar 2013   #1

Win 7 Pro 64
Cant see document to attach to email in Documents folder using Outlook

After uninstalling IE 10 upgrade due to compatibility issue with Outlook Web Access, I have a unique problem. I am unable to see a particular folder and doctuments in the folder located in Documents, when attempting to attach it to an email.

The folder and document is there when I use Windows Explorer but not there when I go throught Outlook Web Access. Again, this just started since uninstalling IE 10.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

CD Silver

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23 Mar 2013   #2


Can you post a screenshot of what you're seeing in Outlook Web Access?
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23 Mar 2013   #3

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Sounds like the folder or files inside are set as Hidden,
Right click and click on Properties General section on the bottom is the Hidden attributes box checked ?
Or does it say These files are Blocked ?
You can also attempt to Re-name the folder the files are in slightly, add another letter or number to the end.
You can also use this,
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23 Mar 2013   #4


If they were hidden, then they wouldn't be seen when viewing them using Windows Explorer (or as I would call it, "the normal way").
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23 Mar 2013   #5
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Welcome to Seven Forums CDSILVER. I do not use Outlook, or OWA, but see if this applies to your problem

Search Folders created in Outlook do not appear in Outlook Web Access

A Guy
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