Duplicate messages in Outlook Express

  [DELETED] 08:32 24 Sep 2003
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I'm using Windows XP,Outlook Express version 6 and e-mail through Hotmail. Every incoming message is in duplicate. The solution must be simple, but....

  [DELETED] 10:24 24 Sep 2003

Every message?? Are u sure it's not a server problem? What happens when u send a message to your own Hotmail account?

  [DELETED] 11:06 24 Sep 2003

I've just mailed myself and I don't get a duplicate. Should I contact hotmail, do you reckon?

  [DELETED] 11:11 24 Sep 2003

Is the duplication permanent? If you close OE and then re open do you have two of each message still?

OE sometimes SHOWS me two of each message!

  [DELETED] 11:18 24 Sep 2003

I too got two of each message the other day. Only happened the once though. Might be a HotMail thing.

  [DELETED] 08:50 25 Sep 2003

Today, I got an e-mail that wasn't in duplicate! My inbox in the hotmail website is not in duplicate: it's just my inbox in OE. I've tried closing OE and then re-opening but the duplicates are still there. Fascinating eh?

  [DELETED] 09:49 25 Sep 2003

I have been getting the same for some time now. Even after a reformat. Only Hotmail in my inbox via OE not my other Pop3 email accounts. It usually clears when I reopen until any new mail comes in.

  [DELETED] 15:13 25 Sep 2003

Was getting the same, all mail in duplicate using
OE6 to read hotmail. Running W98se, think it must be a hotmail to OE problem as Microsoft describe the service as an unsupported Beta. Stopped working completely now.?

  [DELETED] 15:28 25 Sep 2003

...this is not exclusively a Hotmail thing. I often get exactly the same thing using OE with Telewest Broadband. It happens when they 'reset' their servers apparently...

  [DELETED] 17:00 25 Sep 2003

I get duplicated emails from Hotmail. It happens then a for a few days it does not. Surely someone must know the reason, even if there is no cure. Thanks David

  [DELETED] 18:38 25 Sep 2003

have a look at this click here might explain.

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