Outlook 2007 emails won't show as being unread when read

Posted on 2009-02-21
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I have an XP Pro workstation running Outlook 2007. When opening an email and closing the email, it should show up as being read (unbolded) in the "Inbox",  It does not do this. However, the "Unread Mail" folder shows the unread email. I checked all the "Options > Tools" settings I can think of. Any help is appreciated.
Question by:agieryic
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    Hello agieryic,

    This is a common problem among Outlook 2007 users.  Make sure you have all the latest updates from Outlook 2007, including SP1.

    A workaround is to mark the message as read and then mark it as unread, and hit F5 right afterwards. That seems to clean up the mailbox.

    Hope this helps!
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