I am coming across this issue where a folder shows the message count, but the actual folder display is showing nothing. If a resort is done by pressing a column heading, the message in the folder then display. There is a suggested fix here http://us.generation-nt.com/outlook-2007-inbox-view-does-not-refresh-when-new-mail-received-help-145278971.html to do with Trust Center Settings and Privacy Options in.
The Finder hides the standard Unix files and folders from you. You can “Go To Folder…” and type in the name of the folder such as /var/log, but that’s fiddly and you still don’t see the “dot” files. There’s a terminal command that will make all files and folders display in your Finder. To do.
This is for a situation where you’re running a Microsoft exchange server and want the public folder contacts to-