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Outlook 2007 search only in one folder

Honored experts.

I'm having a strange problem within Office Outlook 2007.
When I use the search function from the top for some reason it only locates items from one single folder located deep under the "inbox".

This means that even id I stand on the inbox it only shows results from this folder below.

All updates seems to be applyed??

Any suggestions? :-)
3 Solutions
At the top of your Inbox search bar there are three controls on the right;
Magnifying glass
Single Drop Down Arrow
Double Drop Down Arrow

If you click the single Drop Down Arrow and select search options a popup window will appear. At the bottom of this window you can tell it to search all folders.

Please try this and let me know if this works.
NorieVBA ExpertCommented:
What folder(s) do you want to search?

You can set the Search options to include results form all folders or the current folder.
Raymond PengSystems EngineerCommented:
Is the box 'search subfolders checked (towards the bottom, when you're prompted to select folders)?'
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