How to find Missing Folder in Outlook 2007
Microsoft Outlook 2007 is an e-mail client which has been developed by Microsoft Corporation. It supports most of Windows-based operating systems such as Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 etc. Outlook 2007 manages all your e-mail exchanges efficiently. It comes with several improved and advanced features. But it may create some problems like missing of folders. There are several reasons behind the issue. Large data files, incorrect settings you have made in Microsoft Outlook, accidental modifications in Microsoft Outlook 2007 etc are the major reasons for the folders going missing issue. You can get rid of these issues by restarting Outlook 2007. Another possible resolution is renaming the "Folder.nch" file. You can also resolve the issues by resetting or reinstalling.
Some causes and different ways to find and restore these missing folders:
- Possible causes
- Rename and refresh the folders
- Restart Microsoft Outlook 2007
Outlook 2007 offers several features to make the software reliable and usable. However, sometimes the folders in Outlook 2007 may disappear. Incorrect settings, accidental modification, large data files etc are some of the possible causes for the missing of folders . You can get rid of these issues by following proper resolution methods.
Rename and Refresh the Folders
Missing folders issue from Microsoft Outlook 2007 can be resolved by renaming the ‘Folder.nch’ file. You can restore the missing folder by renaming this folder and refreshing the folder list. To perform this task, close Outlook 2007 and select 'Start' menu. Then click 'Search' and select 'All files and folders'. Then type 'Folder.nch' in the named box and click on 'Find Now'. After finding the folder, right click on the folder and click on 'Rename'. After renaming the folder, start Microsoft Outlook 2007. Right click on the 'IMAP server' in the 'Folder' toolbar and click on 'Refresh Folder list'.
Restart Microsoft Outlook 2007
Another method to resolve the missing folder of Microsoft Outlook 2007 is by restarting it using some commands. In order to restart the program, close it. Verify whether it is closed from the 'Process' tab of Task Manager. Then open 'Run' command from 'Start' menu. Type 'Outlook/switch' to open Outlook 2007. Click 'Ok' to start.
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