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Outlook folders are out of order

Posted on 2011-09-09
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For some odd reason the folders under my inbox rearranged themselves.  It used to be A-Z, now P is at the top and it goes down to A, then S-Y.  I'm not going to even try and figure out how this happened.  How do I correct it?

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Brian Gee earned 250 total points
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Close Outlook then relaunch it with the switch below:

outlook /resetfolders

See if this reorders your folders. Keep in mind that your Favorite Folders pane will be cleared running this process.
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Thx.  I'll try later.  Out if office now.
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It worked and didn't clear my favorites.  In my switch previously it had /recycle.  What is that for?
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What is the /recycle switch?
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Starts Outlook by using an existing Outlook window, if one exists.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-help/command-line-switches-for-outlook-2010-HP010354956.aspx
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Thanks
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