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Orientation: Outlook 2010 is open. Extreme left pane displays my Inbox as well as folders I created - good.

It also displays built-in 'Folders?' RSS Feed, Start Search (Journal and Contacts) - bad.

I would like to hide these Outlook native folders because they take up vaulable space.

Any Ideas?

Outlook 2010

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Have you tried deleting them? – ChrisF Jan 13 '11 at 13:06
How do you delete Journal, Contacts Calendar? Being built-in, it's probably more a question of hiding them. – Guy Thomas Jan 13 '11 at 15:49

This is an old post, but for anybody interested, there is MFCMAPI which allows to hide folders and many more things: HowTo-Outlook - Hide, move or delete an Outlook folder via MFCMAPI

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Yah, this is a legitmate issue. The only solution I found was

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Thank you, but I was hoping for a solution within Outlook, else a registry hack. – Guy Thomas Mar 12 '12 at 20:50

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