Outlook Express won't move/delete mail from outbox

  phaeton 09:51 10 May 2004
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Win2000 / Outlook Express v 6.00.2600.00 has stopped removing sent mail from outbox (to sent) on (or around) 23/4/2004. constantly says unsent mail (but all recipients have got it) and if you send a new email all those sent after 23/4/2004 go again. can copy them to sent via right click - but that doesn't help as can't then delete them from outbox !

Sorry to repost but there weren't any suggestions last week!

  Diodorus Siculus 09:57 10 May 2004

support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q263837

click here

Repairing OE.

click here
Repair IE - may also help.

  wildrover 10:11 10 May 2004

Have a look at this thread, may be a similar problem/fix? click here

  phaeton 10:29 10 May 2004

gives me something to go on
ta

  phaeton 12:30 10 May 2004

deleting teh files referred to in teh other thread didn't help, and repairing the IE application also failed to resolve.

However manually deleting outbox.dbx after using OE to send mail has achieved the desired effect.

Next step is a complete remove/reinstall OE next time I can get down to the aflicted machine.

thanks again

  phaeton 12:33 10 May 2004

well it got rid of the messages in outbox - it's also now prevented the programme sending mail....oh well

  phaeton 12:50 10 May 2004

went back to the repair function once again (to fix the new problem we had created) and everythign is now fine

  phaeton 12:55 10 May 2004

went back to the repair function once again (to fix the new problem we had created) and everythign is now fine

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