Similar situation here but it's my deleted items folder where the problem
occurs. In drop down folder list, it's showing I have over 300 deleted
messages in the deleted items folder. Right clicking or going to the Edit
drop down to "empty the deleted folder" gives me the message of "An Unknown
Error Has Occurred". However, when I actually open the deleted items folder,
it appears totally empty!
I've checked out many of these discussion posts looking for a solution and
tried a few fixes but none work, not even the positive sounding advice from
"Gary VanderMolen" wrote:
> So did you have that setting checked?
> (Empty messages from the Deleted Items folder on exit).
> It is not the default.
> Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)
> "Nini" <Nini@newsgroup> wrote in message news:8FC545C7-91F2-47C4-93C2-CFA9A5EDFEF3@newsgroup
> > Thanks, but unfortunately I found out right away. I just started using
> > windows mail.
> > "t-4-2" wrote:
> >> Depending on when did you find out the deleted items were missing......
> >> If you closed the window, reopened it later and found out deleted items were
> >> gone : --
> >> Tools > Options > Advanced > Maintenance. UN-check the first one " Empty
> >> messages from the Deleted Items folder on exit "
> >> If you found out right away, I can't help.
> >> "Nini" <Nini@newsgroup> wrote in message
> >> news:F4A925CC-8DE6-4CD4-93B0-48F871F5929F@newsgroup
> >> > When I delete an email it does not show up in my deleted items folder. It
> >> > just disappears. I deleted an email accidentally and now I cannot find it
> >> > because none of my deleted emails are in the folder. Where are they going?
> >> > Thanks in advance for your help.
> >> >