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I have searched the web and spend hours trying to figure out this strange behaviour of Outlook 2010, My client has this problem with her Outlook 2010 since yesterday, the mails download but do not appear anywhere in Outlook 2010.
The download bar shows mails are downloading, mails are then removed from the server, but no where to be found in Outlook.
Note that hotfixes are packaged into later updates and as long as you have Outlook updated to the most recently available updates, early hotfixes may be installed.
There is no set period of time before hotfixes are included in cumulative updates, but it generally takes a few months.
Get the hotfix from Hotfix KB2899491 for Outlook 2010 November 11, 2014 (Outlook-x-none.msp; Outlookintl-.msp) The August updates brought a little pain to Outlook 2013: Online archive mailboxes wouldn't open after installing August 12, 2014 update for Outlook 2013 (KB2881011) and Hotfix KB2883074 for Outlook 2013 August 12, 2014 (Outlook-x-none.msp).
When you use an IMAP account and receive a task request, you are unable to preview it in the Reading Pane and receive an error message " For a complete list of problems fixed and to download the hotfix, see Hotfix KB2883007 for Outlook 2010 July 8, 2014 (Outlook-x-none.msp) The next hotfix addresses an issue with IMAP accounts in Outlook 2010.Get the hotfix at Description of the Outlook 2010 hotfix package (Outlook-x-none.msp; Outlookintl-[Language-Code].msp): October 8, 2013 This Outlook 2010 post-SP2 hotfix contains a number of fixes: For more information or to download the hotfix, see Description of the Outlook 2010 hotfix package (Outlook-x-none.msp): August 13, 2013 Outlook 2010 users have a hotfix that addresses an issue involving meeting requests.When you create a meeting request from an HTML email message that contains images that are hosted on a Share Point server in Outlook 2010, you are prompted for your credentials.(You'll also need the hotfix in KB 2596501.) Description of the Outlook 2010 hotfix package (Oart-x-none.msp): July 10, 2013 Note: KB 2817549 replaces the June hotfix (KB 2760782) that was withdrawn shortly after release.A complete list of all Office updates in the July 2013 release can be found at Description of the Office updates: July 9, 2013. The Outlook 2010 hotfix in KB2817371 addresses the following issues: Description of the Outlook 2010 hotfix package (Outlook-x-none.msp): April 9, 2013 Note: you must have Office 2010 SP 1 installed.