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KB2412171 was installed as an outomatic update on my home computer this morning and, when I came to check my email this evening, I found I could not send or receive any (I have Office Outlook 2007 with Windows Vista). I guessed it might be an update problem
and came across this thread. I have now unistalled KB2412171 and everything now seems OK.
Yes! Service Pack 2 for Office 2007 and all other updates are installed.
Archive is no longer listed under File Menu. The Archiving tab is no longer seen in the Folder properties, and, the AutoArchive section under Tools | Options | Other is no longer there.
I have done a System Restore to before Microsoft Updates of 14 Dec 2010, and re-installed all the updates except the Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 (KB2412171). The Archive functionallity has returned.
I have since re-created the problem with the update on another computer with the same results.
Same problem here with KB2412171. Switching folders got very slow ... from Inbox to Sent Mail, for example, took about 15 seconds. Running the Inbox Repair Tool had no effect. Uninstalling the update returned things back to normal.
POP3 accounts -- no Gmail
Win 7 Utimate x64
8 GB RAM
Windows Security Essentials