Solved Recieving Old Email In Outlook Express

February 3, 2012 at 12:04:22
Specs: XP
Whenever I import account and message settings from one computer to another in Outlook Express I have a problem....

It seems to want to download the last year's worth of emails. Why is this and what can I do to prevent this ? I Reformated a computer the other day and it downloaded over 2000 old emails...

I much prefer Thunderbird as it's less hassle. But I'd still like to know what's happening...


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February 3, 2012 at 13:21:31
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Make sure that Outlook Express, in your email account settings, is not set to "keep downloaded messages on the server", otherwise Outlook Express will keep downloading messages that you've already had.

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