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Some times my OE fails to move the sent email from the Out folder to the Sent
folder. I know my accounts are set properly because this is a sporadic
condition that comes and goes without changing my outgoing servers. When the
email does not transfer to the sent folder it remains in the out folder and
then is sent multiple times to the receipients. This condition even persists
when I close and restart OE as well as reboot my computer. I think I have
eliminated malware based on daily scans with AVG and Webroot for viruses and
spyware and none has been found.

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.


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I have one workstation on a small business network. workstation is using xp
pro and outlook 2003. Sends multiple copies of emails without recording that
it was done in sent mail. Other stations on the network are working
properly. The workstation will also select multiple addresses from the
contacts list without prompting and send multiple copies to each. How do I
restore the workstation to normal? Whant files should be dealt with to
prevent this in the future?

Any help appreciated.

For some reason we have multiple coies of Outlook.exe showing up in our
processes list. As a result, an email sent, may go out multiple times. What
can cause Outlook.exe to be open multiple times? In the end, we want to stop
the multiple sending of email. I know that Outlook sent them, because I can
track them in my Exchange server.

Windows XP SP2 w/ firewall, Outllook 2003.

Does my computer have to be on to send delayed sending of email messages/ I
will be out of town and my computer off - so I assume that the message would
not go out . Right?

Can I as the exchange administrator disable the delay sending of email
feature in options?
Can I do it for just one user or does it need to be everyone if it can be
done?

I have Office 2000 SR-1 Professional. I am getting multiple downloans of
email messages. I have a LAN including a desktop and a laptop. I have
configured Outlook on both to allow emails to remain on the server for 1 day
or until files are deleted, so that all emails will be downloaded by both
computers. (If I have emails deleted from the server by one computer and the
other is offline, the other may never get the download.) How can I configure
Oulook to download each email only once?

Does my computer have to be on to send delayed sending of email messages/ I
will be out of town and my computer off - so I assume that the message would
not go out . Right?

Why might I be receiving multiple copies of emails from some contacts, and
not others?

Why might I be receiving multiple copies of emails from some contacts, and
not others?

Hi,

I'm running Outlook 2007 on Vista Business and am having a problem with
Outlook sending multiple copies of some emails - usually those with
attachments. It doesn't happen with evey email with attachments, just
occasionally. It will send it 20-30 times but keep the email in my Outbox
saying that it hasn't been sent (although sometimes it says it's been sent
but stays in the Outbox). Can anyone help? Someone suggested a virus but I
have up-to-date quality virus software that runs a scan every day, is set to
scan email and real-time protection is on.

Thanks
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There are 10 types of people in the world. Those who understand binary and
those who don''t.

I am running Outlook Express 6.00.2900.5512 with XP-SP3
In the last couple of days all out going mail is remaining in the outbox and
being sent multiple times until I go in and delete them.
The send is failing with a warning but there is no message in the error tab.
I am running McAfee as my antivirus software and have turned off the
scanning of in and outbound emails but this has made no difference.
I have lengthened the server timeout to the max but this made do difference.
We have a similar set up on another PC with no issues.
Can anyone help ?

I am running Outlook Express 6.00.2900.5512 with XP-SP3
In the last couple of days all out going mail is remaining in the outbox and
being sent multiple times until I go in and delete them.
The send is failing with a warning but there is no message in the error tab.
I am running McAfee as my antivirus software and have turned off the
scanning of in and outbound emails but this has made no difference.
I have lengthened the server timeout to the max but this made do difference.
We have a similar set up on another PC with no issues.
Can anyone help ?

When I send an email from Outlook 2003 and there is two or more recipients in
the "TO" address, each recipient recieves multiple copies of the same email,
why?

Hi,

I have a strange issue today with my outlook 2003. When i send an email to a
group of people, they are receiving multiple copies of it and my Outbox still
shows it as sending message. Due to this, same email is going over and over
again to my email receiver.

I searched Google and tried everything i.e. archiving my email box , disable
mcafee etc, but still the problem persist.

Please help

Visiting Canada
When I connect to my friends hub I end up with sending emails but they do
NOT come out of the outbox and some keep on sending
When I connect to Bioingo at Starbucks all works well
Then I go to my business colleague and link to his secure network and - same
again multiple sends but all stays in the outbox?
Back to Boingo and ... off they go and out of the outbox they go...

There has to be a Straightforward explanation???

PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Regards

John

Hi, Can anyone explain why my Outlook 2003 is sending emails that have more
than one recipient multiple times . It occurs with distribution lists and
with emails with multiple recipients. This isn't a consistent behaviour but
frequent enough to be a major productivity hassle.

(We have recently changed ISP, but thus far believe the ISP that it is not a
fault with their service).

Thank you, Graham

When I send an email it goes out, no problems. But when I send an email with
an attachment (even to myself) the recipient gets multiple copies of the
message.

Anyone see this before / know how to resolve this? A KB or Q article?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Hi, Can anyone explain why my Outlook 2003 is sending emails that have more
than one recipient multiple times . It occurs with distribution lists and
with emails with multiple recipients. This isn't a consistent behaviour but
frequent enough to be a major productivity hassle.

(We have recently changed ISP, but thus far believe the ISP that it is not a
fault with their service).

Thank you, Graham

Visiting Canada
When I connect to my friends hub I end up with sending emails but they do
NOT come out of the outbox and some keep on sending
When I connect to Bioingo at Starbucks all works well
Then I go to my business colleague and link to his secure network and - same
again multiple sends but all stays in the outbox?
Back to Boingo and ... off they go and out of the outbox they go...

There has to be a Straightforward explanation???

PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Regards

John

Hie all,

I have a challenge that is a thorn in side.

Background that may help:

I have seven Exchange servers in one 2003 Active Directory domain. These
servers are located in six ddifferent countries with one country also hosting
the front end server. I have contacts that have email addresses belonging to
other sytems e.g yahoo.com hotmail.com etc.

On to my Challenge:

I have setup forwarding for a number of accounts to their contacts (one of
them is my CEO). What happens is that if anyone who's mailbox is not hosted
on the same server as his mailbox, sends him email, more than one copy of
that email is sent to his forwarding email address. This happens for all
people with forwarding. If anyone who isnt housed on the same server as them
sends them an email, muliple copies of that email are forwarded.

Looking at the Internet Headers information, it seems like the front end
server, as soon as it recieves an email for an account with forwarding
enabled, carries out the forwading instruction. And when the person's home
server receives the email, it also carries out the forwarding instruction,
apparently oblivious to the fact that the front-end server has already
forwarded the email. Hence at least two (cos in some cases I get three copies
of the same email) copies are send to the forwarding address.

How does forwarding in Exchange work? Which server is meant to carry out the
forwarding instruction on an account?? My colleagues argued that the
forwarding is only carried out when the email hits the person's home server,
where their mailbox is housed, but based on my observation this isnt the case
and they cant explain that neither.

Please shed light on this for me.

Thank you in advance

Im having a problem with emails on sbs 2003 with the pop3 connector.

I have a catch all account at my ISP.

Basically it this;

if i send an email to 'someone@mydomain.com' and 'anotherperson@mydomain.com' my ISP will catch 2 emails one for 'someone' and another for 'anotherperson'.

The exchange server will then go and download the mail and then will redistribute it out again, but it will replicate 2 messages into the users mailboxes instead of one.

If you include 4 in the email the users will recieve 4 copies of it!

I can see why this is doing what its doing, but for life of me I cant figure how to stop it, has anyone got any ideas?

(i know ive posted this twice and im sorry, i orignally posted in the wrong board)

My company uses Exchange 2003 with Outlook clients. Currently email users
are able to send messages to an address called All Users which sends a
message to all addresses in the Global Address Book. I need to configure
Exchange so that only a select group of email users can send a message to All
Users. Is this controlled by Exchange or AD? Any suggestions on how to
accomplish this will be appreciated.

Hi,

We have just upgraded from exchange 5.5 with outlook 2000 to exchange 2003 with outlook 2003.

When I try to defer the sending of an email, using the option "do not deliver before", the email stays in the local "outbox" of my laptop and not on the exchange server, as it used to be on the old system.

In other words, if I do that, and I am not connected at the time the email is supposed to be sent, it is not sent when I asked it to, but after outlook reconnect to the exchange server.

What do I need to change in order to make it work like it used to? Is it a problem in outlook or in exchange?

I am not sure if it is clear enough. If not, let me know

Thanks in advance

SF

I am having troubles with sending emails via my Exchange Server 2000 SMTP Service from outside the network. The problem was experienced with our traveling salesperson and I am also getting the problem from home.

The problem is that an email with an attachment of reasonable size (500k+) does not get removed from the clients' Outlook Outbox. It would seem to continue resending the email even though the SMTP server has already received the email. This results in the recipient getting as many copies as the email was allowed to send. For example, a 500k email sitting in the outbox for 5 minutes generated 23 emails to the recipient! Needless to the say recipient was not a happy pappy.

Outlook reports an error:
"Task 'Me @ MyDomain.com - Sending' reported an error (0x8004210B) : 'The operation timed out waiting for a response from the sending (SMTP) server. It you continue to receive this message, contact your server administrator or Internet Service Provider (ISP).'"

I have this problem whether I send the email to the server's domain or relay it on to other domains.

The SMTPSVC1 log has as many entries as there are emails received. The abbreviated log for one test email is as follows:
"EHLO - +mypc 250 0 328 12 0 SMTP - - - -
MAIL - +FROM:+ 250 0 49 37 0 SMTP - - - -
RCPT - +TO:+ 250 0 38 36 16 SMTP - - - -
EHLO - +mypc 250 0 328 12 0 SMTP - - - -
MAIL - +FROM:+ 250 0 49 37 0 SMTP - - - -
RCPT - +TO:+ 250 0 38 36 0 SMTP - - - -
EHLO - +mypc 250 0 328 12 0 SMTP - - - -
MAIL - +FROM:+ 250 0 49 37 0 SMTP - - - -
RCPT - +TO:+ 250 0 38 36 0 SMTP - - - -
DATA - + 250 0 124 2836378 473469 SMTP - - - -
QUIT - mypc 240 474969 124 2836378 473469 SMTP - - - -"

On this particular example the recipient received 3 copies of the emails before I deleted it from the outbox.

I would appreciate any help I can get. The salesperson is getting a little edgy about not being able to send samples to clients etc.

Cheers.

Tippy.

[ October 26, 2004, 01:40 AM: Message edited by: Tippy ]

Let me preface this by saying I'm in the PC repair business and have never
encountered this problem before:

A clients PST file has multiple copies of messages he has received in the
past. In each case there seems to be 7 copies of the emails.

Interestingly enough there are not 7 copies of every message from every
sender but this is random throughout his many folders and is occuriing in
messages as recent as last week, and as early as two years ago.

He is using MS Small Business 2003, his .pst file is 5.9GB due to the
duplication of so many messages.

When I looked at MS Office in Add/Remove programs it was showing the gfile
size to be 4,004MB. That's an awfully large MS office install!! :)

I deleted and reinstalled Office and it is now 359MB, much better.

I tried to to export his PST file using the "do not export duplicates"
command but even the new backup file has all the duplications.

His Outlook still works, albeit slowly! His copy of XP is genuine as are all
software applications on his PC. I have virus scanned and spyware scanned.

Ever come across this scenario?

Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance,

Barry

I've encountered a problem when sending Emails, primarily when phots are
involved or links to other web sites. The same Email will be sent over and
over again until the reciever's mailbox is full and then will be returned to
me as undeliverable until I close Outlook, reopen it then delete the message.
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Thanks, TomS


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