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How can I iterate through accounts/mailboxes in Outlook using VB .NET?

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Hi,

I have a small application which monitors unread mail in a user's Outlook application. Some users  have one single account and some people have several (I don't always know how many).

My problem is how to iterate through the accounts/mailboxes and if I can, will the "NewMail" event be fired for all mailboxes?

I've tried e.g. "For each oAccount in oAccounts" but keep getting a "This is read-only memory" error for some reason. Do I have to loop through Namespace recipients and resolve them all instead?

I'm using Outlook 2003 and Visual Studio 2008

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Please post more code if this still doesn't work for you (not sure where oAccounts is coming from):
but looping through the SESSION accounts is how I've done it:

app = new Outlook.Application()
for each account in app.Session.Accounts
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I tried Session.Accounts but I just keep getting errors with "Reading from protected memory" error. I've just looped through folders looking for "Posteingang" and "Postfach" (German for "Inbox" and "Mailbox") as a temporary fix to this.
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My only solution I'm afraid. I don't want to accept my own answers
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