Reasons for folders missing from Microsoft® Outlook 2003
What causes folders to go missing from Microsoft Outlook 2003?
Microsoft Outlook 2003 is an e-mail client with many outstanding features. These features comprises of Notes, Calendar and Meeting and Appointment reminder tool. These incredible features help you in sending e-mail and in maintaining security and privacy. File Sent e-mail, Expire E-mail, Find Related Messages, Send E-mail at a later date are the excellent features that allow you to send mail. Microsoft Outlook 2003 is considered as a single, integrated solution for organizing and managing digital communication tools like e-mail and instant messaging, and all your day-to-day information that is from calendars and contacts to task lists and notes.
Below are the details about the issue of missing folders from Microsoft Outlook 2003 and the tips to solve the problem:
- Causes for the issue
- Need to restore the folders
- Tips to restore the folders
Causes for the issue
There are various causes for missing folders from Microsoft Outlook 2003. The most common cause is the filtered view. The rules on the client or an improperly configured Microsoft Exchange account may also end up with the issue of missing folders from Microsoft Outlook 2003. In some situations, an antispam or content manager scanner may cause the problem because they may remove folders, thinking that they may contain suspect messages.
Need to restore the folders
Restoring folders in Microsoft Outlook 2003 is sometimes necessary for you. Removed or missing mails may contain many crucial items. You may store some of your significant data in these folders and you may want to retrieve them sometimes for future use. So restoration of folders may become a necessary for you.
In order to restore Microsoft Outlook 2003 folders, open Microsoft Outlook 2003 and select 'File' on the upper-left corner. Then press 'Import and Export' and the 'Import Wizard' will open. Then select 'Import from another program or file' in the 'Import Wizard window and press 'Next' to continue. Then choose 'PST' as the file you need to import into Microsoft Outlook 2003. Then press 'Next' to continue. After that, look for the folder you need to restore by pressing the 'Browse' button and detecting the folder with back-up folders stored. Then perform a folder search by searching for 'Outlook' in the 'Search' option from the 'Start' menu. Choose the 'PST' folder you need to restore. You can only select one folder. After selecting, press 'Replace duplicates with items imported' to make sure that there is no duplicate information after you finish the process. Then click 'Next' to continue, followed by 'Finish'.
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