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Deleting mail outside of outlook

Posted on 2004-04-29
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Outlook has been freezing. It has been suggested that an email might be causing the problem.

I have run multiple virus scans, nothing.

Is there a way to delete email outside of outlook?
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Question by:dpctechhelp
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by:sunray_2003
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depends on your ISP. check with your ISP if they have web based email for their service

Also try these

a)You may want to open outlook in safe mode (start --> run --> outlook.exe /safe)

b)Open outlook .Go to help menu and click "Detect and repair"

c)you may also want to delete the email account and recreate it going to accounts

d) Repair PST : http://www.slipstick.com/problems/scanpst.htm

e)Also take a backup of all emails and go to control panel ---> mail --> delete the profile and recreate one again

f)Check for spywares and virus

g)If nothing works out repair or reinstall office
go to control panel --> add/remove programs --> scroll down to office
click on "change" and repair or reinstall
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by:sunray_2003
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dpctechhelp,
>  It has been suggested that an email might be causing the problem.

but if you had already downloaded the mail , it may not be possible to remove it from outlook if you are not using IMAP account.

Are you  using IMAP or POP3 ?
If pop3 , then checkthe suggestions , I had given

If IMAP , contact your ISP.

Post back
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by:dpctechhelp
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pop3

Good advice . I will try it.
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Do post back if you donot get it solved

The main purpose entering outlook using safe mode is to disable any add-ins or macros that you have installed .

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