Last reviewed on September 14, 2011   —  No Comments

We often tell users to right click on the “root folder” but where exactly is that?

Outlook’s root folder is the top folder in your data file, where Outlook Today is.

Right click on the mailbox and choose PropertiesRight click on it and choose Properties (Data File Properties in Outlook 2010).

From here you can check the size of the data file andeach folder within the data file; change or disable the folder home page, set permissions (Exchange mailboxes only); abd compact the data file.

Access the Root Folder Tutorial

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