Solved

Delete a Mail folder in Outlook

Posted on 2004-08-06
5
241 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Hello Everyone,
   I have Outlook 2003
   Under All My Folders.. I have one folder that reads MSN
   When I right click the folder it provides me with the option to close the MSN folder.
   However, when I select close.. I get an error message:
   
  The messaging interface has returned an unknown error. If the problem presist restart Outlook.
   I have restarted.. outlook however, that folder remains..

  When I also go the E Mail Accounts... the MSN folder does not show up on the list?

  So I have runned a repair.. on Outlook... but that MSN folder remains....
  Any suggestions on what I can do to have this removed from Outlook.. Folder list?

Thank You
Tony_813
0
Comment
Question by:tony_813
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

by:
sunray_2003 earned 500 total points
ID: 11742378
Tony ,

Couple of things

a) Have you emptied the deleted items folder in your contact. Try to empty it and then check to see if you can delete MSN folder.

b) Is your outlook connected to Exchange server ?  Other reason could be Anti-virus scanner on your exchange server.

If you absolutely donot want that folder , then press SHIFT and then delete that folder so that it is bypassed to direct deletion without going into deleted items folder.

Also did you download hotmail account messages to outlook ?

SR
0
 
LVL 9

Author Comment

by:tony_813
ID: 11742443
thank you for your help sunray_2003
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:sunray_2003
ID: 11742445
Great it helped

Just curious to know what you did ?

SR
0
 
LVL 9

Author Comment

by:tony_813
ID: 11742522
Well...   I deleted all the MSN accounts
            I rebooted....
            then  selected the File.... and deleted...
           
            It was a weird file.... I never created the file...
            But it came with that MSN Outlook Connector

(c:
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:sunray_2003
ID: 11742523
Thanks

SR
0

Featured Post

Windows running painfully slow? Try these tips..

Stay away from Speed Up Computer Programs that do more harm than good.
Try these tips instead.
Step by step instructions in trouble shooting Windows Performance issues.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

This process describes the steps required to Import and Export data from and to .pst files using Exchange 2010. We can use these steps to export data from a user to a .pst file, import data back to the same or a different user, or even import data t…
This article lists the top 5 free OST to PST Converter Tools. These tools save a lot of time for users when they want to convert OST to PST after their exchange server is no longer available or some other critical issue with exchange server or impor…
This Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial shows how to tell Microsoft Office that a word is NOT spelled correctly. Microsoft Office has a built-in, main dictionary that is shared by Office apps, including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word. When …
This video shows how to remove a single email address from the Outlook 2010 Auto Suggestion memory. NOTE: For Outlook 2016 and 2013 perform the exact same steps. Open a new email: Click the New email button in Outlook. Start typing the address: …

739 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question