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Duplicate, Triplicate & Quadruplicate Messages!!

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by cwilmot, Oct 15, 2001.

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  1. cwilmot

    cwilmot Thread Starter

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    Can someone tell me why suddenly I am getting repetitious email messages (as many as quads, in some cases)? This has happened occasionally in the past but only sporadically and not for quite a while recently. But tonight I'm getting a rash of them. Chuck Wilmot ([email protected])
     
  2. DoyceJ

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    Now Chuck, you know better than to post duplicate threads.

    Sounds like the server, sometimes they can get hung up there and repeat sending. May also be a virus on their end, not up on those. Check yourself for a virus also. http://housecall.antivirus.com/pc_housecall/ If you dont turn up anything, I would call your ISP and let them know.
     
  3. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

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    I also found this on http://members.iinet.net.au/~sandi/MVP/outlook_express.htm:


    I am getting multiple copies of my emails

    You probably have a corrupt POP3UIDL.DBX file.Close OE and delete that file. It will be recreated when you re-open OE. One more download to get pop3uidl.dbx up to date (OE uses this file to keep track of what has already been downloaded), and you should be right.

    Gtz. Tony
     
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