Solved

My Outlook 2003 is synchronizing folders even though I have never asked it to, and it slows my downloading to a crawl

Posted on 2004-09-17
7
197 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I have Outlook 2003, and it downloads from a webmail server and from my yahoo, both POP3 accounts.

It has this strange and inexplicable habit of synchronzing folders, even though I have never asked it to.

I'm not even sure how or where the files are being sync'd to.

This synchronization caused my downloading to slow to a crawl, which is very annoying.

Can you help me turn this off?

Andy
0
Comment
Question by:onedayaj
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
7 Comments
 
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

by:
sunray_2003 earned 400 total points
ID: 12083039
Hi onedayaj,

Try checking here ..

OPen Outlook
go to tools ---> send and receive settings ---> define send and receive groups
selec the group name you have
and under  settings for group , uncheck all the options.
close and open outlook and see if you can still see the synchronization.

Also is your outlook has an exchange server account or ONLY POP3 account.

0
 

Author Comment

by:onedayaj
ID: 12083148
only POP3......

0
 

Author Comment

by:onedayaj
ID: 12083667
i tried this and it didn't work. can you suggest something else?

what is synchronizing?
0
 

Author Comment

by:onedayaj
ID: 12166492
Can anyone help with this
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:sunray_2003
ID: 12167914
Not sure why it coud be synchronising
Try to remove the present profile going to control panel ---> mail ---> show profiles
before that take a backup of all emails and other outlook data
Recreate the profile to see if that would help

SR
0

Featured Post

Free learning courses: Active Directory Deep Dive

Get a firm grasp on your IT environment when you learn Active Directory best practices with Veeam! Watch all, or choose any amount, of this three-part webinar series to improve your skills. From the basics to virtualization and backup, we got you covered.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Read this checklist to learn more about the 15 things you should never include in an email signature.
In this step by step procedure, you will come to know the details of creating an Outlook meeting in 2007, 2010, 2013 & 2016.
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…
Many of my clients call in with monstrous Gmail overloading issues with Outlook. A quick tip is to turn off the All Mail and Important folders from synching. Here is a quick video I made to show you how to turn off these and other folders in Gmail s…

763 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question