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How do I delete mail from Outlook

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I have Outlook Express mail but deleting and also deleting from the "deleted items" folder doesnot seem to make the files in my OUTLOOK-folder smaller. It seems as if these files can only grow and cannot become smaller.

Does anyone have a clue?

Regards,

HansCie
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You need to click on File on the menu, then Folders, then click on "Compact All Folders" to reclaim space taken by deleted messages.

Hope this helps!
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yes it did.... Forgot to close the question and thank you:

Herewith: Thank you very much!!

HansCie
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Thnbak again... it worked perfectly!

regards,

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Glad to help.
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