Receive Duplicate Messages When You Download E-Mail from the Server in Outlook Express

Receive Duplicate Messages When You Download E-Mail from the Server in Outlook Express

Problem: Receive duplicate messages when you download E-mail from the server in Outlook Express

Cause: 

  • ‘Leave messages on server? is checked in account settings of Outlook Express.
  • This behavior can occur if the Pop3uidl.dbx file is damaged.

Solution: To resolve this behavior, rename the Pop3uidl.dbx file, and then restart Outlook Express. Follow these steps:

  • Close Outlook Express.
  • Click Start-> Search and then click For Files or Folders.
  • In the Search for files or folders named box, type Pop3uidl.dbx, and then click Search Now.
  • Under Search Results, right-click the Pop3uidl.dbx file, and then click Rename.

pop3uidl

  • Type Pop3uidl.old, and then press ENTER.
  • Restart Outlook Express.
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