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Posted on 2006-06-29
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Hello Experts,
Suddenly most  of my arriving emails went into the Junk Email folder.

Even my own email address which is also my default address.

I checked in Options Preferences Junkemail and the button is set to no Automatic Filtering

Non of the "lost" emails were listed in Blocked senders.

Any ideas please?

Regards

John
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by:war1
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Greetings, johnhardy !

1. Make sure you have the latest updates for your version of Outlook. Outlook 2003 is up to service pack 2 and hotfixes.

2. Change the Junk Mail Filtering in Outlook 2003 to a lower level. To change junk e-mail settings in Outlook 2003:

A. On the Tools menu, select Options.
B. In the Options dialog box, in the E-mail section, click Junk E-mail.
C. Choose the level of junk e-mail message protection you want. Click OK.

3. If the problem persist, create a new profile.  

4. If no joy, uninstall and reinstall Outlook.

Best wishes!
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by:johnhardy
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Thanks the problem seems to have  "gone away"

If an uninstall reinstall is carried out are the data files still intact?

Where is Outlook uninstalled please?



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johnhardy,

>> If an uninstall reinstall is carried out are the data files still intact?

Yes, data files will stay intact. They are stored in a separate folder, the Application Data folder.

Outlook uninstall is in the Add/Remove Programs > Microsoft Office.  Click on uninstall of MS Office, and you will be given option to uninstall all of MS Office, or parts of it.
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Thanks for that I will be prepared better next time.
Regards
John
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