lost contacts on emptying outbox?

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ennagreg

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Outlook version
Outlook 2007
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POP3
After not receiving emails from my wife's computer, I followed Diane's advice and deleted the contents of the outbox off line and re opened Outlook to find all my contacts missing, can someone help where to find them PLEASE
 

Diane Poremsky

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Outlook 2016 32 bit
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Office 365 Exchange
Just deleting a file from the outbox wouldn't cause the contacts (calendar, or anything else) to disappear.

Go to the folder list (ctrl+6) - how many contacts folders do you have and are the missing contacts in them? Reset the view on the folder too.

Is anything else missing?
 

Diane Poremsky

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Office 365 Exchange
Was there much mail in the outbox to delete?

Could they be in a separate pst file? Not that deleting mail in the outbox would remove a data file from the profile either but I'm running out of ideas...

Have you tried scanpst yet?
 

ennagreg

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Outlook version
Outlook 2007
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POP3
lots 5000+ as I deleted one by one the counter decreased, scanpst? sorry I dont seem to know enough.
 
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