Use the "Search All Mail Items" box directly under "Mail Folder" or press
CTRL+ALT+A to jump directly to that box.
If you want to use Advanced Find, then press the Browse... button, select
the root of your mailbox and enable the option "Search subfolder".
Robert Sparnaaij [MVP-Outlook]
Coauthor, Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003
Outlook FAQ, HowTo, Downloads, Add-Ins and more
Real World Questions, Real World Answers
"Lisa" <Lisa@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> My Outlook is just upgraded to Outlook 2007. It drives me crazy. In
> 2003, if I want to search an email in the whole mailbox, I will go to
> Advanced search and browse to the mailbox and it looks for the email
> everywhere. But in Outlook 2007, I did the same thing, it finds nothing. I
> have to check the folder to search. The problem is if I know the email is
> which folder, why I need search? That doesn't make any sense at all.
> Please help! I need to search an email in the all folders, in the whole
> email account. How can I do it?
> Thanks in advance!