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How can I delete multiple or all inbox messages in the Microsoft Outlook Web Access 2003?

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Did you try logging into your OWA with some other browser than Internet Explorer or Firefox ?

Opera for instance is not fully supported which can actually be a good thing since you don't get all that fancy Outlook imitation. The interface is much simpler and functionalities are much more available. You should then get a "check all" and be able to delete with increased speed.

Else, best solution would still probably to be able to configure and connect an Outlook client to your OWA...

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The best way is to connect Outlook client. – grigy Dec 17 '09 at 11:50

If using OWA 2007 (I do not have 2003 installed to test) there should just be some checkboxes that you can tick to affect multiple items, then just click delete.

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(OWA 2007 on Firefox)

If you are using OWA 2003 or 2007 in Internet Explorer, I believe that you can hold down shift to highlight multiple items in order or control to select multiple items that are separate to each other.

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It's OWA 2003 and shift does not work. I need to delte about 8000 messages. – grigy Oct 7 '09 at 6:45
Odd. Ctrl-click and Shift-click work as expected for me using OWA on Exchange 2003 – AdamV Nov 13 '09 at 1:22

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