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You cannot access e-mail folders that are in non-primary MSN accounts or Hotmail accounts
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If you try to open the Calendar, Contacts, or the Tasks and Notes folders in an MSN e-mail account with Microsoft Office Outlook, you may receive the following error message:
If you click No in the error message and then try to access the Calendar, Contacts, Tasks and Notes again, you do not receive the error message again unless you restart Outlook.
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This behavior occurs because the Calendar, Contacts, Tasks and Notes folders in your Hotmail or MSN e-mail account require a subscription to Outlook Live or MSN Premium. You may have more than one Hotmail or MSN e-mail account in your profile and still be able to synchronize your e-mail folders. However, to use Calendar, Contacts, or the Tasks and Notes folders in Outlook, you must have a subscription for Outlook Live or MSN Premium.
Note When you install Office Outlook Connector for MSN, any accounts that use an HTTP connection will be automatically converted to use the Outlook Connector.
To resolve this behavior, add the non-Premium MSN account as a secondary account to associate the non-Premium MSN account with a Premium MSN account. You can add as many as 10 additional accounts.
To do this, follow these steps: