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How do I restore emails from Spam folder which has been deleted

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Hi! How do I restore emails from Spam folder which has been deleted? Is there any ways of retrieving it back?

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by:npe511
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Correction, I mean restoring the Spam folder which I had on my Outlook not emails!! Sorry
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by:David Lee
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Hi npe511,

If this is on an Exchange server and it's been configured for deleted item recovery, then this article explains what to do:
http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/MF022.html  If this is not on an Exchange server, or if deleted item recovery isn't configured, then your only hope is that the mailbox was backed up.

Cheers!
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by:David Lee
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npe511,

Restoring it as in getting the fodler back?  If so, start Outlook from the command line with the /resetfolders switch.
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Thanks for the solution! Can you provide me with more details? Do you mean by typing "/resetfolders" in command line? How do I start outlook from command line?

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Go to a command prompt, or click Start->Run, and enter

    Outlook /resetfolders

Sometimes it's necessary to add the path to Outlook too

    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office11\Outlook.exe /resetfolders

Change Office11 (Office 2003) to Office10 (Office XP) or Office9 (Office 2000).
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