Outlook AutoArchive by folder just not working

I've setup Outlook 2010 to autoarchive specific folders and it just doesn't work.

I've checked a number of technotes and everything appears to be configured correctly, but no messages are ever archived.

Environment is stand alone laptop, no Exchange Server, just pulling POP3 EMail.
NEMCAsked:
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apache09Commented:
So when you right click on your individual folders
Check the Auto Archive settings
Are they set to the default?
Or have you set inidivual Archive settings


Weather Default or Individual Settings
make sure the Archive PST is on the local Drive
Ideally in Your Documents/Outlook Files

Also if using individual Archive settings for individual folders, check to see if they are using the same location

If an archive for an Individual folder is running while another one is trying to access it, it might be getting locked up.

If AutoArchive works when archiving to your My Documents/Outlook Files Folder

Then you may need to look at the location your trying to archive too...
May be access issues, could be space issues, or performance issues if Archiving to network location or external drives, ect ect

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NEMCAuthor Commented:
Folders are being archived with their own schedule, not the Outlook default.  Archive folder is in the same directory as the PST file.

Even when I force Outlook to manually archive all folders according to their schedule, nothing happens.

There's nothing in the Application or System Event Logs to indicate a problem.

Thanks.
NEMCAuthor Commented:
Gave credit to Apache since he was the only response, although I figured this out on my own.

Problem was the Global Settings for auto archive had not selected any action.  I assumed that specific settings on an individual folder would be sufficient, but if you haven't selected an action under the general AutoArchive setup:

FILE | OPTIONS | ADVANCED | AUTOARCHIVE SETTINGS | During Autoarchive . . . .

Nothing happens.
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