In the old version of Inbox, you could still view, read, manipulate email already received (ie already in your Inbox or other folders)when you activated Remote Tools to download new headers, email, etc. It seems that in Outlook 97/98 you can't ie. when you are checking for new mail you cannot access your calendar, contact lists, existing mail or anything else in Outlook. This is a real pain if you are downloading lots of messages on a slower modem. Does anyone know if there is a workaround for this?