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Last Friday my email in Outlook suddenly stopped working.
Didn't receive any email, couldn't send any email.
Decided to throw away my account and set it up again, sometime helps, for whatever reason.
No emails are synced, but at least I still have those online.
Folder are synced for some reason, so it's not like Outlook can't connect or anything.
However, Outlook also decided to throw out all my contacts, and I don't have those online
For some reason, those contacts can't sync to my email provider.
Losing all my contacts really sucks big time.
It seems to be an issue in Outlook since other email accounts aren't syncing either (although I think they were earlier).
Anyone else have this problem?
Also, anyone know if there's a way for me to restore my contacts?
Outlook is working fine for me ... Win 11, Outlook 2019 Version 2204 and Outlook 365 are both fine.
I'd contact MS tech support - they are pretty helpful and can dial in to fix it.
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Samsung SideSync Smart Switch allows you to import your Outlook contacts into your Android contacts, and then, later, pull them back to Outlook (not just the old Outlook contacts). But it sounds like it is a little too late for that to work for you. And you would have to have a Samsung device (I think).
(And it looks like you can't get SideSync any more...)
About a month ago my wife's Dell (W11) got a network driver update... Since then Outlook unable to connect the network (along with other but not all applications)... The truly nice part is that I can not roll back the driver...
Checked on older (W10) Dell she used before and more or less has the same setup - Outlook still works...
Conected Dell, they say it is MS... Didn't asked MS... It is me wife, who refuses to move on to some Linux edition...
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FYI you can backup Outlook contacts by File Export and selecting whatever format you want. I usually do something like that about 2-4 times a year for contacts. They don't change much. Usually some story like this reminds me to update them.
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My kid's PC started having trouble, so he bought a new SSD and has done a fresh install of Win 10 -- from the same disc we installed from before.
But we can't get the network drivers to install.
We tried the flash drive which came with the mother board (MSI). The install app says that it installed the drivers, but after a reboot it reports that they weren't installed.
I downloaded some drivers from MSI's site and Intel's site, but they also say they won't install.
Update 5/10: We eventually got it working by using the Windows Media Creation Tool.
Check to see if the driver is superceded. What may be happening is that you install the old working driver, Windows might detect that there is an updated version in the driverstore and uses that one instead. This is to prevent people from installing old insecure/broken drivers.