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On my Mac Air, Microsoft Office's OUTLOOK EXPRESS asked me

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On my Mac Air, Microsoft Office's OUTLOOK EXPRESS asked me to "rebuild my database". I did and ALL MY EMAILS, AND ALL MY CALENDAR INPUTS OF THE LAST 10 years or so disappeared completely. Any suggestions? Thanks
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Richard replied 2 months ago.

Hi there and welcome

Power off the mac

Then start the Mac and hold down the Command and R keys at startup.

Hold these keys until the Apple logo appears. After your computer finishes starting up, you should see a desktop with an OS X menu bar and an OS X Utilities window

choose Disk Utility from the Utilities window, or from the Installer menu if you're started from an installation disc.

Click the First Aid tab.

Click the disclosure triangle to the left of the hard drive icon to display the names of your hard disk volumes and partitions.

Select your Startup Disk (usually named "Macintosh HD").

Click Repair. Disk Utility checks and repairs the disk.

Let this complete and when it has, tell me if you still have the problem please.