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Outlook is repeating incoming emails 4 or 5 times suddenly.

0I have outlook 200 which has been perfect. It has just started to duplicate
incoming emails and repeating these 4 or 5 times in a space of about 2/3
minutes.
The envelopes show in the task bar on the lower right but any click on these
are inactive.
Shutting down the computer and restarting create normality for about 20
minutes then off it goes again.


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please help me. My outlook is deleting incoming messages before I have time
to read them. They are downloading, but they then disappear. Can anyone help
me to resolve this?

When sending out emails with photographs or attachment, microsoft outlook
shows that it is sending out the same email 4 to 5 times. Sometimes I even
have the case of the email still showing in the outbox and it has already
been sent out 5 times out. Has somebody the same issue? I have ran the
antivirus, but the laptop looks working fine.

My friends are getting annoyed...

Thanks.

Hi all,

I'm having a strange issue with Outlook & our Exchange server. This is our
topology (all one domain):

Datacenter:

2 Windows 2003 SP1 Enterprise Domain Controllers
1 Windows 2003 SP1 Enterprise Exchange 2003 SP1 w/KB894549 Enterprise Back-end
1 Windows 2000 SP4 Advanced Server Exchange 2003 SP1 w/KB894549 Enterprise
Front-end

|
site-to-site IPSec VPN w/CheckPoint R55 (Datacenter) & Cisco 1721 (Corporate
Office)
|

Corporate Office:

1 Windows 2000 SP4 Advanced Server Domain Controller
50 Windows XP SP1/SP2 PCs w/Outlook 2003 SP1

What happens is that after 4 or 5 days of uptime I need to reboot the Exchange
2003 Back-end server, or else Outlook at the Corporate Office will be unable to
connect to the Exchange server (it will say connected, and then disconnect, and
then connect, but won't update mail). I'm also unable to RDP to the Exchange
server at this time or run OWA directly to the Back-end from the Corporate
Office (it will show the screen and then drop the connection), BUT I can RDP to
the Domain Controllers from the Corporate Office and then RDP to the Exchange
server from the DCs to reboot the Back-end server. OWA works fine from the
Front-end the whole time, and the back-end server still receives mail properly,
etc.

There are no logs on any of the servers which indicate a problem when this
happens. As soon as I reboot the back-end server, everything works again until
4 or 5 days later. I've also tried rebuilding the Back-end server with another
brand new box, then moving everyone's mailboxes to this box & still the same
problem happens. The servers all have the latest OS patches and hardware
drivers.

Does anyone know where to start with this?

thanks
Karnov

Hi,
recently, some of our employees when they are receiving email, they keep
receiving it for like 5 or more times, we have outlook configured to leave
copy in the server and at the same time we don’t delete the emails from the
server.
I already configured the server to delete the emails after it take backup
for it every week.
This problem just start to happen recently and now it is happening with 3 of
our employees. Every time someone sends them email it keeps downloading them
for like 5 times or more.
Any idea what cause this? How to fix this problem.
Appreciate any help here. Thanks

Our HR department would like to be able to send emails out that say it's from
HR rather than an individual. There about be about 4 or 5 people that would
need to be able to send emails from this account. Also, at times, people
will reply to this account as well. We have Exchange 2003 (I believe). Most
are still using Outlook 2003.

Any ideas or suggestions? Thanks!

How do I stop Outlook changing my incoming emails to "read" after I've read
them? Some require follow-up action and I want them to remain displeyed as
"unread"

when i set up a jpeg file on my email stationery and then open a new email,
the picture is tiled across the email 4 or 5 times. how do I stop this?


Original Title: from time to time outlook is resending old emails already delivred and deleted

not sure why it happens randomly

Problem: Disappearing Emails (not folders just emails in the folders) on all my office computers!

What happens with Outlook is sometimes I will click on a folder and its emails will be gone this includes my inbox but the folders never disappear just the emails. Sometimes the emails come back within a view minutes other times they will not come back, I have to delete the entire account and then re create it. This happens on all my accounts in Outlook (I have 5 IMAP email accounts setup in Outlook). Bottom line is that Outlook is not fetching emails in random folders. The really strange thing is this is happening on all my computers in the office with different operating systems. I will admit that I work on computers as what you could call a mid level tech and I am stumped on this one.

I called Go Daddy and they spend 40 minutes on the phone with me going over some things and checking things on go daddy’s end and everything checked out fine. She admitted that they have heard a ton of problems but nothing like this.

I have all these emails setup at my home through Outlook with the same settings and I don’t have any problems. That’s one reason I am leaning towards this being a networking issue with my DSL.

All my office Outlook settings, router and computer configurations are below.

I am using Outlook 2007 to connect to Go Daddy’s servers to view my mail with IMAP.

My Current Outlook settings (same on all my email accounts):
Incoming mail server: imap.secureserver.net (port: 143 no encryption)
Outgoing mail server: smtpout.secureserver.net (port: 80 no encryption)
No exchange server just normal IMAP email accounts
I tried other settings with the same result.

Computer setup and security

2 computers Run Windows XP SP3 with all good updates & 2 computers running Windows 7 with all good updates (none have framework 4 installed since I have noticed it slowed down my laptop)

The only security software I run is Norton Internet Security 2011 & 2012 Note that I have the same software at home and no problems. Windows 7 PCs have NIS 2012 and XP PCs have NIS 2011
I have turned off Norton email scanning hoping that would help but no luck.
Windows firewall is off on all systems.

Microsoft Office 2007 service pack 2 installed with all updates after SP2. I am aware SP3 is out but I like to wait a while before I install service packs so I know they are good.

I am connected to the internet through a Cisco router, my internet connection is Verizon DSL. Verizon did give me a router but I had some problems setting up port forwarding for remote desktop with the Verizon router so Verizon walked me through bridging the router to my Cisco router after that remote desktop on all my systems works great both on-site and off. So now I am only using Verizon’s router as a modem. All my office computers are connected through the Cisco’s Ethernet ports. Both routers firewalls are turned off. I had this problem long before any changes were made to the routers though.
Just a heads up to people that a senior Verizon tech told me that the DSL & FiOS routers have a problem with port forwarding; they have trouble resolving the computers name to the physical address.

I have searched the internet and have found no one to be having a problem like this, the only things I find is people with exchange servers having this type of issue.

Why does Microsoft Outlook 2007 send the same email at least 4 or 5 times.
When I try & send an email to any given address, it has been received at
their end, but outlook will keep sending it multiple times? And it says at my
end, it is still sending, even though it has already been received at the
other end.?????????

Outlook is blocking me from sending emails to a google group I am on. It
blocks my sends, but doesn't block me from receiving. I called my ISP and
they say it is outlook, not them - it does come back IMMEDIATELY after I hit
send, so I don't think it could be my ISP either. How do I get it unblocked?

Your message did not reach some or all of the intended recipients.

Subject: RE:
Sent: 1/5/2009 3:21 PM

The following recipient(s) cannot be reached:

'clarksville-family-support@googlegroups.com' on 1/5/2009 3:21 PM
550 Message identified as SPAM - Please visit
http://www.charter.com/postmaster

Since I upgraded to MS Office 2007, I repeatedly get a pop-up dialog box in
Outlook requesting my server user name and PW. The pop-up has a check box
for "remember my PW", which I always check. The Dialog box is always
populated with the correct data and after I click "OK" 4 or 5 times, I can
get a relatively uninterrupted session - although eventually the pop-up
always resurfaces.

I'm running XP w/SP2 and using an MSN email address. Any help would be
greatly appreciated.

Once again I find myself at the threshold of one of life's greatest
mysteries - namely a freezing in Outlook 2003 when downloading files to the
inbox.

This mystery has befallen me before, on various occassions. And, although I
think I may have found what is causing it, I cannot seem to find out why.

Microsoft admits no liability concerning this malady. Why should they?
After all, they've already sold you their product and its not like their
email is being impacted by your problem.

Brinkster (the email host) admits no liability and (according to Ronald at
Brinkster's technical "support") has no way of helping a customer with this
issue. (BTW, again according to Ronald, they also have no way of posting a
status page to tell their customers when they are experiencing any of
various outages either - which I see as quite odd for a web hosting company.
(And, we won't even get into the fiasco of hacking that lead Brinkster to
force most (or all) of its customer base to change their passwords with no
explanation as to *what* actually happened, *how* our website passwords were
compromised or *what* (if anything) Brinkster is doing to make sure that the
hack doesn't compromise its customers in the future.)

So, it falls right back into my lap (as usual) to find out what the real
problem is, why it has happened and how to prevent it (or at least mitigate
its damage) in the future.

Let's begin with what we can control....

The Outlook Client - first I stopped all automated mail retrieval and
increased the server timeout value to its maximum (10 minutes). Then I
tried to get mail again - thinking that an unusually large email may have
taken more time than the time between email retrievals or more time than in
the timeout field.

No luck. Outlook starts gettings all emails again (duplication is always
fun in Outlook), and promptly fails - freezing before finishing the email
retrieval again.

Thinking there may be a problem with the size of the Outlook PST, I deleted
all emails from spam folders and the deleted email folder and compacted the
Outlook PST file to about 1/2 its original size.

I re-ran Send/Recieve with the same results as before.

Thinking this may be a larger problem with the PST file, I deleted it
entirely, created a new PST file and assigned it to Outlook for the email
default location.

I re-ran Send/Recieve with the same results as before.

In desperation, I began by logging into the webmail provided by Brinkster.
I created a "testing freeze" folder on the email server and moved the most
recent 100 emails into this folder (he had 309 in his inbox). Then, I
restarted Outlook and tried to execute the Send/Recieve in the client's
Outlook program again.

All 209 emails were retrieved successfully - no freezing.

Using Brinkster's webmail, I then placed the 25 oldest of the 100 emails
from the "testing freeze" folder back into the inbox and re-ran Send/Recieve
on the client's PC.

Outlook froze on message 19 of 25.

Using Brinkster's webmail, I then placed the 14 newest emails from the inbox
back into the "testing freeze" folder, restarted Outlook and re-ran
Send/Recieve on the client's PC. (I chose the top 14, of the 25 I had added
back to the inbox from "testing freeze", simply because they were the most
recent in the inbox and all were on the same day.)

Outlook ran with no problems. (I was closing in on my prey....)

Using Brinkster's webmail, I then placed the 7 oldest of the 100 emails from
the "testing freeze" folder back into the inbox and re-ran Send/Recieve on
the client's PC.

Outlook ran with no problems.

Using Brinkster's webmail, I then placed the 4 (leaving 3 from our original
"testing freeze" batch that caused Outlook to freeze) oldest of the 100
emails from the "testing freeze" folder back into the inbox and re-ran
Send/Recieve on the client's PC.

Outlook foze retrieving 2 of 4.

Using Brinkster's webmail, I then placed the 2 newest emails from the inbox
back into the "testing freeze" folder, restarted Outlook and re-ran
Send/Recieve on the client's PC.

Outlook foze retrieving 2 of 2.

Using Brinkster's webmail, I then placed the 1 newest email from the inbox
back into the "testing freeze" folder, restarted Outlook and re-ran
Send/Recieve on the client's PC. If Outlook freezes, the newest mail in the
inbox is the culprit. If not, the email moved to the "testing freeze" box
is the culprit.

Outlook froze again. So, now I had found the cuplrit freezing Outlook. To
verify this, I moved this one email (only 852 kb in size - which is small
for this client) from the inbox to a special folder of its own and moved all
remaining "testing freeze" emails back into the inbox, restarted Outlook and
re-ran Send/Recieve.

It worked like a champ.

So, what did we learn today?

1) emails can freeze Outlook. At this time, I do not know if the email was
maliciously crafted or simply improperly formatted.
2) Outlook is pathetically unable to recognize or skip (delete) emails that
cause it to freeze.
3) Outlook is incapable of recognizing and eliminating duplicate emails.
(How pitiful is this?)
4) Brinkster tech support is pathetic.
5) Brinkster adopts a code of silence concerning outages and successful
hacking of its customers' account passwords. (This just makes me all warm
and fuzzy as a Brinkster customer.)
6) Brinkster tech "support" is unable to help a customer locate a bad email.
(Just thinking about how inept Brinkster tech "support" is makes me glow.)

So, I am off to write a simple (SIMPLE) email client that can handle today's
email without the 150+ settings in Outlook 2007.

150 settings! Wow! It's just a damned email people!

jim

Once again I find myself at the threshold of one of life's greatest
mysteries - namely a freezing in Outlook 2003 when downloading files to the
inbox.

This mystery has befallen me before, on various occassions. And, although I
think I may have found what is causing it, I cannot seem to find out why.

Microsoft admits no liability concerning this malady. Why should they?
After all, they've already sold you their product and its not like their
email is being impacted by your problem.

Brinkster (the email host) admits no liability and (according to Ronald at
Brinkster's technical "support") has no way of helping a customer with this
issue. (BTW, again according to Ronald, they also have no way of posting a
status page to tell their customers when they are experiencing any of
various outages either - which I see as quite odd for a web hosting company.
(And, we won't even get into the fiasco of hacking that lead Brinkster to
force most (or all) of its customer base to change their passwords with no
explanation as to *what* actually happened, *how* our website passwords were
compromised or *what* (if anything) Brinkster is doing to make sure that the
hack doesn't compromise its customers in the future.)

So, it falls right back into my lap (as usual) to find out what the real
problem is, why it has happened and how to prevent it (or at least mitigate
its damage) in the future.

Let's begin with what we can control....

The Outlook Client - first I stopped all automated mail retrieval and
increased the server timeout value to its maximum (10 minutes). Then I
tried to get mail again - thinking that an unusually large email may have
taken more time than the time between email retrievals or more time than in
the timeout field.

No luck. Outlook starts gettings all emails again (duplication is always
fun in Outlook), and promptly fails - freezing before finishing the email
retrieval again.

Thinking there may be a problem with the size of the Outlook PST, I deleted
all emails from spam folders and the deleted email folder and compacted the
Outlook PST file to about 1/2 its original size.

I re-ran Send/Recieve with the same results as before.

Thinking this may be a larger problem with the PST file, I deleted it
entirely, created a new PST file and assigned it to Outlook for the email
default location.

I re-ran Send/Recieve with the same results as before.

In desperation, I began by logging into the webmail provided by Brinkster.
I created a "testing freeze" folder on the email server and moved the most
recent 100 emails into this folder (he had 309 in his inbox). Then, I
restarted Outlook and tried to execute the Send/Recieve in the client's
Outlook program again.

All 209 emails were retrieved successfully - no freezing.

Using Brinkster's webmail, I then placed the 25 oldest of the 100 emails
from the "testing freeze" folder back into the inbox and re-ran Send/Recieve
on the client's PC.

Outlook froze on message 19 of 25.

Using Brinkster's webmail, I then placed the 14 newest emails from the inbox
back into the "testing freeze" folder, restarted Outlook and re-ran
Send/Recieve on the client's PC. (I chose the top 14, of the 25 I had added
back to the inbox from "testing freeze", simply because they were the most
recent in the inbox and all were on the same day.)

Outlook ran with no problems. (I was closing in on my prey....)

Using Brinkster's webmail, I then placed the 7 oldest of the 100 emails from
the "testing freeze" folder back into the inbox and re-ran Send/Recieve on
the client's PC.

Outlook ran with no problems.

Using Brinkster's webmail, I then placed the 4 (leaving 3 from our original
"testing freeze" batch that caused Outlook to freeze) oldest of the 100
emails from the "testing freeze" folder back into the inbox and re-ran
Send/Recieve on the client's PC.

Outlook foze retrieving 2 of 4.

Using Brinkster's webmail, I then placed the 2 newest emails from the inbox
back into the "testing freeze" folder, restarted Outlook and re-ran
Send/Recieve on the client's PC.

Outlook foze retrieving 2 of 2.

Using Brinkster's webmail, I then placed the 1 newest email from the inbox
back into the "testing freeze" folder, restarted Outlook and re-ran
Send/Recieve on the client's PC. If Outlook freezes, the newest mail in the
inbox is the culprit. If not, the email moved to the "testing freeze" box
is the culprit.

Outlook froze again. So, now I had found the cuplrit freezing Outlook. To
verify this, I moved this one email (only 852 kb in size - which is small
for this client) from the inbox to a special folder of its own and moved all
remaining "testing freeze" emails back into the inbox, restarted Outlook and
re-ran Send/Recieve.

It worked like a champ.

So, what did we learn today?

1) emails can freeze Outlook. At this time, I do not know if the email was
maliciously crafted or simply improperly formatted.
2) Outlook is pathetically unable to recognize or skip (delete) emails that
cause it to freeze.
3) Outlook is incapable of recognizing and eliminating duplicate emails.
(How pitiful is this?)
4) Brinkster tech support is pathetic.
5) Brinkster adopts a code of silence concerning outages and successful
hacking of its customers' account passwords. (This just makes me all warm
and fuzzy as a Brinkster customer.)
6) Brinkster tech "support" is unable to help a customer locate a bad email.
(Just thinking about how inept Brinkster tech "support" is makes me glow.)

So, I am off to write a simple (SIMPLE) email client that can handle today's
email without the 150+ settings in Outlook 2007.

150 settings! Wow! It's just a damned email people!

jim

Outlook XP(2002)/SP3 is suddenly (as of this afternoon) automatically sending
all my incoming emails to Deleted Folder instead of Inbox. Nothing has been
changed in settings. Anyone experiencing this or have any suggestions?

I'm not sure if this is an Outlook issue but I'll start here. So
today has been pretty smooth post Daylight Savings Updates. I have 1
PC that is being very stubborn and it only appears to be in Outlook.
The problem is that all emails arrive time-stamped an hour early. We
run Exchange 2003 and Office XP. I did the following for all users,
including this one.

1. Install WIN XP Sp2 DST update
2. Run Time Zone update tool for calendars

After discovering this problem I have done the following.
1. Uninstall/Reinstall Office and SP3
2. Delete and re-create Outlook profile
3. Changed the CMOS time in BIOS

Also, it's worth noting that Exchange server and all DC's were updated
with the appropriate patches. All other PC's in our office are fine
and there's about 80 of them. This one that's giving me trouble has
the correct time in Windows but Outlook just marks incoming email
wrong? I have no idea what to try next???

Any ideas or help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

I will often get emails that have been forwarded multiple times, and I may
then forward it in turn.

Is there anyway to remove the border from the far left side of the window?
In Outlook XP (on my home computer) there is a "Border" selection in the
format menu and if I remove the outer border I can remove them one at a
time, but at work I am using Outlook 2003 and there is no "Border" menu
item. Is there a way to remove these from Outlook 2003?

Is there a way to just remove them all in one operation using Outlook XP?
(instead of having to perform the sam operation 3 or 4 or 5 times.

Thanks,
Paul B

With every send/recieve, outlook shows 'sending 1 of 4'. Most times there is
nothing in the outbox. I get an error in the bottom right corner. I am able
to send AND recieve all my personal emails but need to know what these are.
spyware cant find anything. Any ideas?

Thanks

My Microsoft Outlook is blocking all incoming messages from anyone with the
email address ending with @comcast. As far as I can tell there is nothing in
my blocked senders list that is stopping this. Is it something with the
server? Help!

Hi there,
I've got a small problem. I have several rules in my outlook to process
incoming emails. My incoming emails are in HTML format.
I've noticed when I get the emails, the outlook rule doesn't work. The email
sits in Inbox. Since in my rules I am looking for
certain words, it seems like Outlook is not smart enough to scan the body of
the message.

If I send myself a test email in ASCII from my gmail account and place those
certain words in the body of the message,
outlook process that incoming emails.

Also if I edit the incoming email messages and save them and re-run my
rules, my rules also would work.

My question is, assuming if its HTML format, is there a way or a tool to
convert my incoming emails to TEXT format?
Or is there a way to fix this?

thanks

Hi,
In outlook is it possile to sort or search email by domain? If I use the Advanced Find and then go to the Advanced tab I can create a search criteria using the From field. The problem is that it only searchs the Display name of an email not the actual email address
Does anyone have a solution to this ie how to search or email by domain names?
I use Outlook 2003

J

I installed Outlook 2003 on an Dell 6400/intel centrino duo with XP and I
noticed that the performance slows to a snails pace every few seconds. When
I ran the Performance monitor the CPU usage is peaking every 4 or 5 seconds
at ~50% and staying high for ~60% of the time, then dipping almost to zero
before increasing all over again. So no wonder everything slows down. When
I quit out of Outlook, the CPU useage pretty much flatlines and performance
returns to normal.
I've tried coming off broadband but symptoms remain same.
Ideas & suggestions welcome!
THANKS

Hi there,
I've got a small problem. I have several rules in my outlook to process
incoming emails. My incoming emails are in HTML format.
I've noticed when I get the emails, the outlook rule doesn't work. The email
sits in Inbox. Since in my rules I am looking for
certain words, it seems like Outlook is not smart enough to scan the body of
the message.

If I send myself a test email in ASCII from my gmail account and place those
certain words in the body of the message,
outlook process that incoming emails.

Also if I edit the incoming email messages and save them and re-run my
rules, my rules also would work.

My question is, assuming if its HTML format, is there a way or a tool to
convert my incoming emails to TEXT format?
Or is there a way to fix this?

thanks

When I enter a contact in Outlook and fill in the line for a fax number, then
I go create a new email, I get a list of names from my contact list. Every
contact that has their faxc number entered is listed twice in the list of
names, one that is a legit email smtp email address and another that is a fax
email number...Very annoying and does not work. I assume I need a patch or
turn on/off a switch but can't find anything about this problem. Actually
almost every station in our office has this problem to. We have Office XP,
Pleae help. THanks


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