I have read the questions and answers to others who have had a similar issue and none of the solutions have helped me. However, there is nothing recent so maybe there is a fix now? Following is the error message I receive when trying to send/receive.
Outlook Hotmail Connector Version 14.0.5117.5000
Session timed out. Automatically re-signed in at 11/18/2010 10:54:36 AM
Mail: Error at 10:54 AM.
Contacts: Last successfully refreshed at 10:54 AM.
Time: 11/18/2010 10:54:37 AM
Error in Mail
Error with Send/Receive.
There was an error synchronizing your folder hierarchy. Error : 80041004.