Possible causes for receiving duplicate e-mails in Microsoft® Windows® Live Mail?
How to fix issue of duplicate e-mails in Microsoft Windows Live Mail?
Microsoft Windows Live Mail is the latest e-mail client program from Microsoft. You can use the program to send, compose, receive and manage your e-mails. This e-mail client has very good features but there is always a possibility to get some issues with this e-mail client. One among these issues includes duplicate e-mails. You may be getting same messages in your Microsoft Windows Live mail more than once. With the issue, you may get the inbox filled up which makes accessing of your e-mails much tedious. The problem may be due to some settings in the Microsoft Windows Live Mail, some virus or anti-virus software or even some rules created in the program.
Here are some tips to fix issue of duplicate e-mails received in Microsoft Windows Live Mail:
- Check Microsoft Windows Live Mail settings
- Disable anti-virus
- Change the rule
Check Microsoft Windows Live Mail settings
It is possible that you have made some improper settings in Microsoft Windows Live Mail. You can try changing improper settings in Microsoft Windows Live Mail to get the issue fixed. To do this, you need to open Microsoft Windows Live Mail and select the Tools menu. You need to then select the Account option and select the mail account. You need to then select the Advanced tab and get the 'Leave a copy of messages on server'. If it has been added with a checkmark, then you need to clear the checkmark and get the issue fixed.
Microsoft Windows Live Mail may get issues like viruses. You need to check the mails before you download it in the system. This is needed to avoid any type of infection from visiting the system. Some viruses may also get the e-mail duplicating issue. You need to install and attach a good anti-virus tool and get the issue fixed. But, some anti-virus software is also known to get the duplicate mail issue. You need to take care of selecting the apt software and disable the problematic software from Windows mail to get the issue fixed.
It is possible that you created rules to allow duplicate e-mails in Microsoft Windows Live Mail. To fix the issue, you can try moving duplicate e-mails to another folder. To do this, you need to access the Menu of Microsoft Windows Live Mail and select the option Show Menu bar. You need to then select Tools menu of Microsoft Windows Live Mail and then select the Message Rules option. You need to then create a new folder and change the rule to move duplicate e-mails to the new folder.
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