subfolder error from IMAP

I was trying to organize my inbox.  I made subfolders and deleted some that I did not need.  Outlook allowed me to complete the process.  Now I keep getting this error message every 10 seconds. " Your IMap SERVER WANTS TO ALERT YOU THAT yOU CANNOT DELETE FOLDERS WITH SUBFOLDERS."  help!!!
 

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Last updated July 3, 2019 Views 8,141 Applies to:
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Are you storing calendar and contacts in the 'this computer only' folder? If so, export them to a new pst. Close outlook, paste %localappdata%\Microsoft\outlook in the address bar of windows explorer and rename the imap ost file. Restart Outlook and let it rebuild the data file.

Diane Poremsky [Outlook MVP]
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