Outlook import can delete files mentioned in the Journal



13 years ago
12 years ago


(Reporter: Peter Binney, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)



Windows NT

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)




13 years ago
Outlook's Journal maintains links to application files that you work on, noting
last time they were worked on, and for how long.
If you have any deleted Journal entries (in the Outlook Deleted Items folder),
the import process deletes the files that are targets of the Journal links.
I was unfortunate enough to have deleted all my Journal entries not long before
running the Thunderbird install/import, and have spent hours recovering
spreadsheets and documents that TB deleted.


13 years ago
Severity: major → critical
Keywords: dataloss


13 years ago
Component: Installer → Migration
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Last Resolved: 12 years ago
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