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Outlook keeps dowloading the same messages over and over


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starboardmoon

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Outlook (Office 2003 I believe) keeps download the same messages over and over. My ISP says it's not them...
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Ztruker

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Hi starboardmoon, welcome to G2G.

This can be caused by a damaged "Pop3uidl.dbx" file in your Identity's store folder. This file keeps track of which messages on the server have already been downloaded.

A Google search for Outlook keeps dowloading the same messages over and over gets lots of hits. This one from Experts Exchange sounds promising.

To fix the same messages coming from a POP account again and again:

Open your Outlook Express store folder in Windows Explorer.
Click on the file named "Pop3uidl.dbx" with the right mouse button.
Select Delete from the menu

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starboardmoon

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It's NOT Outlook "Express"....
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It's NOT Outlook "Express"....


Hello,

Try this link and make sure you click on Next thread at the bottom of the first page

I hope this helps you.

kind regards,
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When downloading the Email do you let the download finnish?
If you do not it will start all over again.
You can set outlook to delete the E-mails from the server after downloading to your computer.
Would you like to do that?
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Sorry about that, don't know why I thought it was Outlook Express.

Anyway, here is another link you can look through: http://www.commerces...pleMessages.htm
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