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Outlook 2010 “meshing” emails together.

delacruz84
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Applications that I’m using:

Google Apps standard
Outlook 2010-- Imap Configuration
Android, Ipad.  

I have the strangest thing going on with my Outlook 2010. About twice per day I will receive an email that is sent from a particular sender.  The sender’s email address is at the top of the email, but the content of the email is from a previous email from a different email sender.

When I go online and log into my Google email account the emails look as they should.  However I’m finding that a few emails when they appear in Outlook appeared to be “meshed together” as described above.  
I  believe that my Imap settings is causing this problem for it is talking an image or content from another email and transferring to another email….That is just my theory and it may not be the cause.

Thank you in advance for any possible solutions.
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I had the same issue. But I am not 100% sure how I solved :)
Try creating new Outlook profile, which will also create new .PST file for mail storage. Don't forget to save and then import:
- contacts
- signature
- .NK2 auto suggestions file from Outlook's profile folder (file is hidden; when you copy it to new profile, name it the same as new Outlook profile is named, then start outlook like "outlook.exe /importnk2")

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Labsy,

Thanks so much for your quick reply.
I'm using Imap configuration so I don't have an .PST. If I go the route of creating a PST file then I believe would have to copy over my Inbox and all folders to the new created PST, which would take a great deal of time. I think that would be my last resort.

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try re-subscribing to you imap folders....  may want to double check the folder synch settings too...
Delacruz, IMAP also uses .PST for off-line storage.
I am afraid only recreating PST will definitelly help, but you may try SCANPST tool, whuch is located in Outllok program folder. Close Outlook and run SCANPST once, then second time, until it finds no error. Maybe you pass without creating new profile.

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As suggested by Labsy I ran a SCANPST against the Outlook pst file. After a couple of weeks the issue has not presented itself again.