Windows mail delete files (Vista)

  WallyD 15:50 18 Feb 2008
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Just trying the move from XP and I'm using windows mail. All working so far BUT my delete file was showing 6 and I knew i'd deleted more than 6. Moving to the delete file listed about thirty, I deleted about ten and the delete file then showed 0 with about twenty files still showing. Beats me
Any ideas and please dont tell me I should have stayed with XP. Thank you

  brundle 15:51 18 Feb 2008

Probably the read/unread count.

  WallyD 15:53 18 Feb 2008

Sorry I dont understand read/unread

  WallyD 15:56 18 Feb 2008

Penny may have dropped
You mean some deleted files were NOT read ??
Therefore they would not count if unread.
This is certainly different to Xp

  anskyber 15:59 18 Feb 2008

It behaves similarly to Outlook (not OE) where unread deleted emails are listed and numbered in the deleted folder.

  WallyD 16:03 18 Feb 2008

No !
Ive just deleted two more files and the delete box still reads zero
Cheers

  WallyD 16:06 18 Feb 2008

Ok Chaps
I realise now how its so different
many thanks

  Sea Urchin 16:48 18 Feb 2008

Yes anskyber - OE is the same. All folders show the number in brackets of unread messages in that folder.

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