If mails are on the server and doesn't clear up on its own
Perform in the following order
1. Open Outlook, Remove the account in Outlook,Close Outlook
2. Remove the Connector (Control Panel/Add Remove or Programs and Features)
4. Reinstall the Connector (Outlook may have to be opened and closed once after installation to complete setup of the Connector) -
ensure you have the latest version(RTM or beta)
Outlook 2003/2007 RTM
Outlook 2003/2007/2010 Outlook Hotmail Connector 32 bit(beta) -
Outlook 2010 Outlook Hotmail Connector (64bit) beta
5. Add the account in Outlook and perform a sync.
Note: Do not perform step 1 prior to step 2...doing so may corrupt your main Outlook pst file.
If still no joy repeat the above and navigate to your Outlook message store
1b. Delete the Live account's *.ost file
"Dave" <Dave@newsgroup> wrote in message news:0478EA47-FFD0-4550-BDD3-9B9079965047@newsgroup
> I used Outlook this morning to check emails, everything was working
> correctly. I went back this afternoon and only my new emails are here, all
> my old ones are missing. I opened Windows Live to check to see if my past
> emails are still there, and they were. So I marked some of the files as not
> read. Outlook Connecter brought some files into Outlook, but they are all
> empty. Even files that I had flagged still show the flag, but they are
> empty. How do I get my old files back?
> Outlook Connector version is 12.0.6423.1000