Duplicate email folders with Outlook (Hotmail)

What can I do to remove the top boxes with the circles?
They are duplicates of 3 of the ones below. Bill Gates up to his usual tricks of making stuff harder not easier.
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nickg5Asked:
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
remove them from favorites.  They aren't duplicates per se.
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Edwin HofferTechnical ExpertCommented:
Right-click the folder you want to remove, and then click Remove from Favorites
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nickg5Author Commented:
We did but we lost the favorites folder. That might possibly had been one to keep, I guess we can add a new folder and call it favorites.
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Edwin HofferTechnical ExpertCommented:
Is favorites folder required to keep?
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CodeTwo SoftwareSoftware DeveloperCommented:
It is not that you lost the favorites folder. The favorites section has been hidden since you no longer have anything in it. Like David mentioned - those duplicate folders are not duplicates, they are more like links to the specific folders. If you like to have Inbox, Drafts and Archive folders at the top of your OWA - leave them in favorites and don't worry about them appearing below, you will not have duplicated items in your mailbox.
In Outlook, this Favorites confusion can be easily countered by switching to the folder view mode.
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nickg5Author Commented:
Thanks.
We never knew it was there until the date of this question so something changed with Outlook
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