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I've rebuilt my machine and have transfered my Outlook 2010 installation across to the new machine using BackupRex (

Everything has worked fine except that I can't see/edit any of my rules. Every button on the dialog is disabled

Screenshout Outlook rules

I've tried scanning the PST using the ScanPST tool but it's not found anything. Any ideas?

I'm running this on Windows 7 now instead of Windows XP

I've also tried outlook /cleanrules but it's not made a jot of difference.

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I deleted the profile and recreated it. The rules dialog works correctly. Clearly it's something odd with the way transfered the installation.

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