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Cannot empty the Deleted folder in outlook.com [migrated]

I cannot empty my Deleted folder in Outlook.com. It has grown ENORNOUS--more than 300,000 messages. Many messages have been duplicated 10 or more times. I simply want to completely purge this folder, ...
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How to change Microsoft account email in Windows 8.1

I have changed my email and I want to link my Microsoft account to this new email so I can login with this email to Windows 8.1. How can I do this either online or in Windows 8.1?
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Outlook 2010 exchange exchange functional mailbox

I have installed a functional mailbox with for a user in my company ,the functional mailbox is linked his personal account,so far I can send E-mails from the functional account,but the E-mails that ...
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Why is the “mail” command's option “-s” not working?

when I use mail root -s "subject" <~/.bashrc it doesn't work. It just prompts me to input the subject as if I used mail root. After I keyed in the content, ended it up with ' .' or Ctrl+D, it ...
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Move Large Apple Mail .mbox Folders to Gmail

I have e-mail from accounts that no longer existed archived in Apple Mail, in their .mbox format. Does anyone have recommendations on how to move the messages to Google Mail, so they'll be more ...
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E-mail client that opens a new message automatically, over all other windows

A client of mine is looking to setup an internal email server to replace some aging and proprietary software. I found a server that runs SMTP & IMAP but the client is becoming increasingly ...
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Endpoint for checking if user exists in system [migrated]

I have question regarding users point of view of this endpoint /api/user which requires POST data: email=user@domain.com and returns {"user@domain.com": "exists"} I am concerned if users might think ...
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POP3 randomly not accessible while SMTP still is

For at least a couple of months now, I have had a really strange problem. Most of the time, my email has worked properly, but occasionally it has played up – at those times I can send emails, but not ...
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Can't mark emails as Not Junk in Outlook 2013

When I try to mark an email as Not Junk in Outlook 2013, I typically get a dialog that says The operation cannot be performed because the message has been changed. This happens about 90% of the time. ...
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PGP encrypted mails look so awful in the gmail-plain-text-editor

I run Firefox on OpenSUSE 13. 1 I want to send mails to my friend and they are encrypted. But if I use Gmail and switch to plain-text then the mails look so awful to me. (see below) And the ...
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Why would html formatted emails sent from outlook have a winmail.dat attachment (with all other attachments hidden)?

My office uses a Windows Small Business Server 2003 with Exchange 2003 (We're planning an upgrade). We are getting an odd error. We have one employee (David) whose html formatted emails are being sent ...
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Email Hosting Services for a Small to Medium Sized Office? [on hold]

I am a part-time system administrator at a law firm with approximately 8 employees. Currently, the office's email uses msn / outlook.com as the back end, and Outlook 2007 as the desktop front end. ...
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Sharing information through Gmail Accounts

I have a Gmail account. Sometimes my parents use my pc, they add their Gmail account into the list, where you can select which one you want to log in. I'm not sure if it's the cause of the following ...
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POSTFIX is possible to detect when mail was read

I have a problem that I need to check when in the morning the first mail of some account was read. We are using POSTFIX mail server and system is UBUNTU. is this possible?
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Is it possible to determine what operating system an email was sent from?

Is it possible to determine what OS an email was sent from? I'm hoping it would be more probable if it is sent from an email client? I don't need specific details on the OS, just whether it is Mac, ...
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Lync conversations being save to another user's Conversation History

Issue: All of my Lync Conversations are being saved to the Conversation History folder in another user's Outlook profile. Workaround: In the Lync window under Tools --> Options --> Personal, if ...
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Outlook 2010 - All rules have “and stop processing more rules” and can't turn off

I have several rules on Outlook 2010 to automatically sort my incoming mail. Whenever I add a new rule I get the warning The rule has a condition that the server cannot process. The action 'stop ...
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Mail Enable: mail server requires authentication when attempting to send to non-local users

I get this error: Bad sequence of commands. The server response was: This mail server requires authentication when attempting to send to a non-local e-mail address. Please check your mail client ...
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Outlook 2010 default email

Is there an easy way to pre-fill the email on all types of actions (new, reply, forward)? When I say easy, I mean not being harder than doing a new / reply at this point. E.g. I use a keyboard ...
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How does Outlook determine if there are extra line breaks?

Outlook 2010 (32-bit) / Windows 7 I have a scenario where a plain-text email message is being interpreted incorrectly by Outlook and formatted strangely. On all other email clients, the message ...
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Get a warning when replying email from a different identity in Thunderbird?

I use Thunderbird 31.2.0 and I need to get warning when replying email from a different identity. For example, I got a message from someone@gmail.com to myemail_1@gmail.com: From : someone@gmail.com ...
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How can I make Outlook auto redirect emails to email address in body of email?

I would like to redirect a message received from a specific email to another email address. The email address to which the message will be redirected to will never be the same. I have looked through ...
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Multiple postfix instances one host

I have a server on which i need to add setup a second postfix configuration to send e-mail (doesn't have to receive) that's being sent in from a PHP web application that's hosted on the server aswell. ...
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Can I filter and sort email ids in notepad++ and other text editors?

I have a txt file which has around 20000 email id. I want to know email count from gmail, yahoo, ymail, googlemail, aol, live,custom domain, gmx, and other temporary emails separately. And also i need ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird manully copying message filters didn't work

Recently i bought a laptop with Win 7 OS. I had taken backup of msgFilterRules.dat from previous Thunderbird installation location. But, when i try to copy the msgFilterRules.dat into the ...
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Windows Live mail disappeared [on hold]

I was in my Windows Live mail, checking emails and sending them. All of a sudden, a box popped up and before I could even read it, it disappeared, then it re-started my Window Live mail, and now all ...
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Reverse the email numbering in mutt

How can I reverse the email numbering in mutt? I prefer to have the latest email in the bottom row, which can be achieved by the following settings set sort=threads set sort_aux=last-date-received ...
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outlook 2013 not porting up copied imap folders

I recently moved to a new email host and I was moving the folders by right clicking the folder and selecting the new account and copy, from my old host to the new host. I should have copied them but I ...
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How to prevent Gmail to add name part before email address [migrated]

When I start to write and email address to the recipients, Gmail shows a list of suggestions. When I click on one of them, it adds a box showing the name related to that email address in my contacts. ...
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Don't show notes on mac mail inbox (10.7.5)

In mac Mail.app, I go to preferences> accounts> (iCloud) And when I try to uncheck "Show notes on inbox" and save the Preferences, it just freezes. I've notices that the server is greyed out, and ...
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In the past week I have been receiving the following message about delayed delivery of email

I use Outlook with an EarthLink address, with Windows 8. I've been using this just fine until this week. What's going on? This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification. THIS IS A ...
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Send an email whena service is stoppped/Started [duplicate]

I have a requirement where I need to stop a service on a schedule. So I created a simple bat file which starts and stops the service using Net STOP /Start command, which I schedule using the windows ...
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Enforce encryption in Outlook 2010 for specific E-Mail addresses

There is a specific E-Mail address which I have to send data always encrypted and signed. I already configured everything, such that the E-Mails get encrypted and signed, but I often forget to turn on ...
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Why should i use a mail client over email in my browser? [closed]

I just got my first MacBook after being a long time Windows user; and partially Linux for programming related tasks. I am really liking the operating system and the quality of the laptop itself. When ...
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Is there an email backup tool that downloads imap/pop but doesn't delete local copies? [closed]

My company recently decided to delete emails older than X months regularly. I'm looking for a tool to backup my emails locally, but not delete the local copies when they are deleted from the server. ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2013 not uploading new folders to IMAP

I am using Microsoft Outlook 2013 with IMAP. I have made many folders in Outlook to archive the e-mails to the right project. But Outlook isn't uploading these new folders anymore. When i use ...
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How to find an email in Gmail that was snoozed in Google Inbox? [migrated]

I recently started trying out the new Inbox app from Google. While it generally works side by side with Gmail, there is one thing I can't find a parallel for in Gmail. When a mail (or reminder) is ...
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My GmailDefaultMaker will not set yahoo as my default email. It worked until now

My Gmail Default Maker will not set yahoo as my default email. It worked until fine until a few days ago. I downloaded the latest version of Gmail default and it still won't work. I did not change any ...
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How can I filter spam based on the return path in an email with clamav/amavis/spamassassin/postfix

I run an Ubuntu 12.04 server that hosts a few sites and has a handful of mail users. For email, I am using postfix/dovecot with clamav/amavis/spamassassin for anti-spam/virus. This works pretty well ...
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Why does my mail server say it “Could not deliver the message in the time limit specified. #4.4.7”?

I'm trying to send an email to some people on my mailing list, and I got back a few NDRs, saying The following recipients cannot be reached: email@aol.com on 11/11/2014 11:37 AM Could ...
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How do I stop MS Outlook from Contacting://www.google-analytics.com?

I am using MS Outlook 2013 on my desktop to access my gmail account. Everytime (and I mean EVERY time) I click on an email in Outlook, I get a small window saying, "Microsoft Outlook ...
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Windows 8.1 Mail app PDF attachments save with zero size when using “Reader” app

The windows 8.1 e-mail app used to work just fine up to some day, when most of the attachments won't open, and upon saving, they are saved with 0 size (empty files). I found this to be true mostly for ...
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accessing mail attachments with AppleScript in Yosemite

I have an AppleScript to save the attachments of an e-mail message. It worked under OS X 10.9 (Mavericks). Now, with OS X 10.10 (Yosemite), it seems that every attempt to access "mail attachments" in ...
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Rule in Apple Mail doesn't work

I updated my mac to Yosemite and when I wanted to add a rule in Apple Mail, I go to the inbox and it no longer works and it appears that is stopped. So what to do?
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Probing server in Mozilla Thunderbird won't finish

I am trying to configure an e-mail account in Mozilla Firefox that some months ago used to work. However, when I try to configure it, it will stop when "Probing server", it keeps forever probing the ...
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ubuntu: gmail.com does not accept mail sent from the command line

In my ubuntu trusty sending email on the command line (mutt, mail, mailx, or sendemail) works fine, except when sending the mail to any of my two @gmail.com addresses. Mail does not arrive there, ...
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How is TLS enforced on the receiving client of an email

I am writing an application that must send encrypted email to recipients. The state agency I work for recently installed a feature for outgoing email. If #secure# appears anywhere in the subject, the ...
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Thunderbird sort by read in threaded view

I am using the thunderbird extension conversations. While I really like the conversation view I have two issues: Sorting by read does not work, I like to have my messages sorted in descending order ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird- sending Emails

I deal with Emailing several hundred companies at a time at work which I do by creating a standard updated template which pulls the direct information from a CSV file. What I want to do is adjust ...
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Alpine - sync sent mail

My mail client can sync sent mail, independent of method used to send email (iphone, mail client, browser). But I'm finding that Alpine is only saving my sent mail that is sent using Alpine. How do I ...