Thank you for responding so quickly. The message reads (somehow) unused
disk space may be obtained and I must click Yes or No if I want it to do it.
Below is what occurred yesterday after a corrupted email link was stuck in
WLM and I wrote to this forum for assistance. Jlhund assisted me with fixing
"One cause of this type of problem (a message which does not exist
shows up in Quick views) is a corruption in your message store
database; try this:
At [Tools >] Options > Advanced > Maintenance, change the Compact
counter to 1
Click Close > Apply, OK
Click File > Work Offline
Click File > Exit
Minimize all open windows so you can see the dialogue box that
appears asking whether you want to recover disk space. Click OK."
As you can see above, Jlhund indicated a dialogue box would appear asking
whether you want to recover disk space. However, it continues to ask. Is
there anyway to turn this off? And exactly why/how is this disk space
> Are you saying that it was working previously, until maybe an update came out; and now it is suddenly giving you this
> error? Did you change any system files in the past few day(s), or week(s) that you have had the product?
> It seems to me like it would be trying to free up your disk usage by removing out of date community messages, emails,
> etc. However, the wording that you are using that is coming from the prompt says otherwise. Seems like it's saying it's
> trying to find disk space that's unused in order to use it.. Seems bassackwards to me.
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> "Nissi1" <Nissi1@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:BA5C17A8-2D9D-483A-90F9-CA0D670F2871@xxxxxx
> > God evening,
> > Lately when closing WLM, I receive the following message: "You may be able
> > to recover unused disk space... " Most times I click Yes, however, I am not
> > sure what is happening. Will someone please explain what is happening. And
> > how do I prevent it from happening over and over again?
> > Thank you,
> > Nissi1