Outlook 2007 does not honor the folder structure that was created in Internet Explorer 7 for the RSS Feeds folder

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Problem description

When you enable the Sync RSS Feeds to the Common List option in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, Outlook 2007 does not use the folder structure that was created in Internet Explorer 7 for the RSS Feeds folder.

Steps to resolve this problem

To fix this problem, follow these steps:
  1. Apply the hotfix.

    How to obtain the hotfix

    This issue is fixed in the Outlook 2007 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package that is dated February 24, 2008. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    957909 Description of the Outlook 2007 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: September 24, 2008
  2. Enable the hotfix.

    To have us enable the hotfix for you, go to the "Fix it for me" section. To enable the hotfix yourself, go to the "Let me fix it myself" section.

    Fix it for me

    To enable the hotfix automatically, click the Fix it button or link. Click Run in the File Download dialog box, and then follow the steps in the Fix it wizard.

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    Note this wizard may be in English only; however, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.

    Note If you are not on the computer that has the problem, you can save the automatic fix to a flash drive or to a CD, and then you can run it on the computer that has the problem.

    Next, go to the "Did this fix the problem?" section.

    Let me fix it myself

    Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
    To enable this hotfix, follow these steps:
    1. Exit Outlook 2007.
    2. Start Registry Editor:
      • In Windows Vista, click Start
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        , type regedit in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.

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        User Account Control permission
        If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type your password or click Continue.
      • In Windows XP, click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.
    3. Locate and then click to select the following registry key:
      HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Options\RSS
    4. Right-click EnableSyncToSysCFLHierarchy, and then click Modify.
    5. Type 1 in the Value data box , and then click OK.
    6. On the File menu, click Exit to exit Registry Editor.
    Note This hotfix package together with this registry change adds the following functionality:
    • When you add a feed to Outlook 2007 and the feed is added to the Common Feed List (CFL), the folder structure is retained.
    • When you add a feed to the CFL and the feed is added to Outlook 2007, the folder structure is retained.
    • When the feed is deleted from the CFL, the feed is deleted from Outlook 2007.
    • When the feed is moved in the CFL, the feed delivery folder is moved in Outlook 2007.
    • When the feed is renamed in the CFL, the feed delivery folder is renamed in Outlook 2007.
    • When the folders are moved in the CFL, the RSS delivery folders are moved in Outlook 2007.
    • When the folder is renamed in the CFL, the RSS delivery folder is renamed in Outlook 2007.

Did this fix the problem?

Check whether the problem is fixed. If the problem is fixed, you are finished with this article. If the problem is not fixed, you can contact support.

References

For more information about how to share the same RSS Feed lists between Internet Explorer and Outlook, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/HA102104221033.aspx

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Article ID: 956647 - Last Review: September 3, 2013 - Revision: 9.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2007
Keywords: 
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