Outlook Keeps Downloading Old Mail
Posted on 2012-03-12
I Recently received a new Laptop and copied the outlook.pst file from the old to the the new system, (this overwrote the default "Outlook.pst) after setting up. I thought that it would pick up from where I left off with the old laptop. It did, but it constantly downloads 1Gig plus of mail that has already been downloaded in the past. I have gone into my mail server (iMail) and deleted all the mail that is in the "Inbox" but on the laptop's the behavior is the same. I am at a loss not. This is Outlook 2007. Can some please tell me what is going on. I still have the Original Outlook.pst file where I backed it up. Again it opens just fine, but during send and receive operations it consistently is downloading the entire history of mail for the account even though the Inbox on the server has been entirely deleted.