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All Outlook sub-folders are open when I start Outlook. How can I change this, (disable). I want all sub-folders closed when I start (open) Outlook. And how do keep this setting as the default appearance every time I open Outlook?

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Depending on your version of Outlook you can access your defined view templates in the following way;
* Outlook 2002/XP and previous
View-> Current View-> Define Views…
* Outlook 2003
View-> Arrange By-> Current View-> Define Views…
* Outlook 2007
View-> Current View-> Define Views…
* Outlook 2010 tab View-> button Change View-> Manage Views…
You can reset outlook folders to default by,
* Windows XP
Start-> Run; outlook.exe /cleanviews
* Windows Vista and Windows 7
Start-> type; outlook.exe /cleanviews
Note: There is a space between outlook.exe and /cleanviews
More detail from:-Applying custom views to all folders at once,
http://www.msoutlook.info/question/51
In older versions the folders would open in the state they where closed in, this could still be happening. http://www.velocityreviews.com/forums/t49689-expand-all-folders-in-outlook-2003-a.html
Starting Outlook with all folders collapsed/expanded
http://www.msoutlook.info/question/595

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