2 of everything

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Michael Bridgeland, Dec 14, 2005.

  1. Michael Bridgeland

    Michael Bridgeland OSNN Junior Addict

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    Why do i get two messages of everything in my inbox when i do a send and receive? i use firefox and have two user profiles on the machine, and 3 email accounts. for each account there are always two of every message...
     
  2. sean.ferguson

    sean.ferguson Moderator Folding Team

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    Firefox has email functionality?
     
  3. Michael Bridgeland

    Michael Bridgeland OSNN Junior Addict

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    yes it does but still using outlook for emial etc
     
  4. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    Sounds very familiar, but can't remember what causes it.
    I think it happens when you have the inbox automatically receive emails from the server while, at the same time as it's receiving those emails, you click on the inbox to view them.
     
  5. Michael Bridgeland

    Michael Bridgeland OSNN Junior Addict

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    well it only happens when i do a send/receive.. so it is set to only receive when i press send/receive...
     
  6. hansrijf

    hansrijf sh! it stinks Folding Team

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    did you set one email program to leave the messages on the server when sending and receiving?
     
  7. Michael Bridgeland

    Michael Bridgeland OSNN Junior Addict

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    not sure.. how do i check for that?
     
  8. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    Email Accounts
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    Leave a copy of message on the server
     
  9. Mainframeguy

    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

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    another possibility that you'd be pretty dumb not to know you had done is if you had an email account forwarding mail and were picking it up from that account also (IE had two accounts configured in your mail client with one forwarding to the other) I just thought i would throw that one in as I have had that happen to me when testing something (IE I did it on purpose!)
     
  10. Michael Bridgeland

    Michael Bridgeland OSNN Junior Addict

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    checked for this and was not set to leave a copy on the server..
     
  11. Michael Bridgeland

    Michael Bridgeland OSNN Junior Addict

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    well i am pretty dumb.. at least with computing.. novice remember.. but i dont think this is the case cos i have 3 accounts and the settings are all the same.. do if i had done that i would be getting 3 of everything, no?
     
  12. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    What is the mail protocol that you configured through Outlook? IMAP, POP3, HTTP?
     
  13. Michael Bridgeland

    Michael Bridgeland OSNN Junior Addict

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    the "account type" is POP3.. is that the same thing?