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Show date and time of incoming email in Windows mail

  1. #1


    Judson Guest

    Show date and time of incoming email in Windows mail

    I am new to Vista and Window Mail. On incoming emails, it does not show the
    date or time received, how can I have it show date and time. Thanks

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  3. #2


    Gary VanderMolen Guest

    Re: Show date and time of incoming email in Windows mail

    Are you saying there is no Sent column?
    Or, there is a Sent column but that field in the message header is blank?
    Which antivirus are you running?

    Gary VanderMolen

    "Judson" <Judson@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:F1187D81-6A08-4944-983E-9A7915ABC608@microsoft.com...
    >I am new to Vista and Window Mail. On incoming emails, it does not show the
    > date or time received, how can I have it show date and time. Thanks




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  4. #3


    Frank Saunders, MS-MVP OE/WM Guest

    Re: Show date and time of incoming email in Windows mail

    "Judson" <Judson@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:F1187D81-6A08-4944-983E-9A7915ABC608@microsoft.com...
    >I am new to Vista and Window Mail. On incoming emails, it does not show
    >the
    > date or time received, how can I have it show date and time. Thanks


    Right click on any column heading and choose "columns". Check the boxes for
    the columns you want.

    --
    Frank Saunders, MS-MVP OE/WM
    http://www.fjsmjs.com




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  5. #4


    cicorp Guest

    Re: Show date and time of incoming email in Windows mail


    You might be asking this. I activated both the Sent and Received
    columns in Windows Mail v 6.06 which shows me the date and time that I
    downloaded the email from my mail server, not the date and time that the
    Sender originally sent this. So if I check email on March 30 at 11:00PM
    about 100 emails will come in as "received" with the same time, march 30
    at 11:00pm. Thus I cannot tell when the senders really sent me an email
    form their side. Sometimes this can be very important information, in
    customer service.


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    cicorp
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  6. #5


    Gary VanderMolen Guest

    Re: Show date and time of incoming email in Windows mail

    The "Received" time is not the time you download the message.
    It is the time that the message arrives on the incoming mail server.
    Your download time could be much later.

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    Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (WLMail)


    "cicorp" <cicorp.374dk7@xxxxxx-mx.forums.vistaheads.com> wrote in message news:cicorp.374dk7@xxxxxx-mx.forums.vistaheads.com...

    >
    > You might be asking this. I activated both the Sent and Received
    > columns in Windows Mail v 6.06 which shows me the date and time that I
    > downloaded the email from my mail server, not the date and time that the
    > Sender originally sent this. So if I check email on March 30 at 11:00PM
    > about 100 emails will come in as "received" with the same time, march 30
    > at 11:00pm. Thus I cannot tell when the senders really sent me an email
    > form their side. Sometimes this can be very important information, in
    > customer service.
    >
    >
    > --
    > cicorp
    > Posted via http://www.vistaheads.com
    >


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  7. #6


    Toni Doyle Guest

    Re: Show date and time of incoming email in Windows mail

    I'm glad that someone else is having the same problem w/ time & date on
    incoming e-mails--I thought I was having a Senior Moment. I've been away for
    four days and wasn't able to check my messages. When I did today, I was
    surprised to see that none of the messages had the date or time recorded.
    That's never happened before. And, I did not send out an automatic Out of
    Office reply. Any ideas?

    Thanks,
    Toni Doyle

    "Gary VanderMolen" wrote:

    > The "Received" time is not the time you download the message.
    > It is the time that the message arrives on the incoming mail server.
    > Your download time could be much later.
    >
    > --
    > Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (WLMail)
    >
    >
    > "cicorp" <cicorp.374dk7@xxxxxx-mx.forums.vistaheads.com> wrote in message news:cicorp.374dk7@xxxxxx-mx.forums.vistaheads.com...

    > >
    > > You might be asking this. I activated both the Sent and Received
    > > columns in Windows Mail v 6.06 which shows me the date and time that I
    > > downloaded the email from my mail server, not the date and time that the
    > > Sender originally sent this. So if I check email on March 30 at 11:00PM
    > > about 100 emails will come in as "received" with the same time, march 30
    > > at 11:00pm. Thus I cannot tell when the senders really sent me an email
    > > form their side. Sometimes this can be very important information, in
    > > customer service.
    > >
    > >
    > > --
    > > cicorp
    > > Posted via http://www.vistaheads.com
    > >
    >
    >
    >

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  8. #7


    Gary VanderMolen Guest

    Re: Show date and time of incoming email in Windows mail

    Missing time stamps are a totally different problem than a time stamp
    that is inaccurate by a few hours.

    Your problem could be caused by a non-compatible antivirus. Which
    antivirus are you running?

    --
    Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)


    "Toni Doyle" <ToniDoyle@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:BE18874A-127E-49E7-B010-2B919CA44C5E@xxxxxx

    > I'm glad that someone else is having the same problem w/ time & date on
    > incoming e-mails--I thought I was having a Senior Moment. I've been away for
    > four days and wasn't able to check my messages. When I did today, I was
    > surprised to see that none of the messages had the date or time recorded.
    > That's never happened before. And, I did not send out an automatic Out of
    > Office reply. Any ideas?
    >
    > Thanks,
    > Toni Doyle
    >
    > "Gary VanderMolen" wrote:
    >

    >> The "Received" time is not the time you download the message.
    >> It is the time that the message arrives on the incoming mail server.
    >> Your download time could be much later.
    >>
    >> --
    >> Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (WLMail)
    >>
    >>
    >> "cicorp" <cicorp.374dk7@xxxxxx-mx.forums.vistaheads.com> wrote in message news:cicorp.374dk7@xxxxxx-mx.forums.vistaheads.com...

    >> >
    >> > You might be asking this. I activated both the Sent and Received
    >> > columns in Windows Mail v 6.06 which shows me the date and time that I
    >> > downloaded the email from my mail server, not the date and time that the
    >> > Sender originally sent this. So if I check email on March 30 at 11:00PM
    >> > about 100 emails will come in as "received" with the same time, march 30
    >> > at 11:00pm. Thus I cannot tell when the senders really sent me an email
    >> > form their side. Sometimes this can be very important information, in
    >> > customer service.

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  9. #8


    Toni Doyle Guest

    Re: Show date and time of incoming email in Windows mail

    I use AVG Anti-Virus, and have never had a problem with my e-mail -- e.g.,
    the date and time have always been recorded on my messages.

    Thanks,
    Toni Doyle

    "Gary VanderMolen" wrote:

    > Missing time stamps are a totally different problem than a time stamp
    > that is inaccurate by a few hours.
    >
    > Your problem could be caused by a non-compatible antivirus. Which
    > antivirus are you running?
    >
    > --
    > Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)
    >
    >
    > "Toni Doyle" <ToniDoyle@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:BE18874A-127E-49E7-B010-2B919CA44C5E@xxxxxx

    > > I'm glad that someone else is having the same problem w/ time & date on
    > > incoming e-mails--I thought I was having a Senior Moment. I've been away for
    > > four days and wasn't able to check my messages. When I did today, I was
    > > surprised to see that none of the messages had the date or time recorded.
    > > That's never happened before. And, I did not send out an automatic Out of
    > > Office reply. Any ideas?
    > >
    > > Thanks,
    > > Toni Doyle
    > >
    > > "Gary VanderMolen" wrote:
    > >

    > >> The "Received" time is not the time you download the message.
    > >> It is the time that the message arrives on the incoming mail server.
    > >> Your download time could be much later.
    > >>
    > >> --
    > >> Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (WLMail)
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> "cicorp" <cicorp.374dk7@xxxxxx-mx.forums.vistaheads.com> wrote in message news:cicorp.374dk7@xxxxxx-mx.forums.vistaheads.com...
    > >> >
    > >> > You might be asking this. I activated both the Sent and Received
    > >> > columns in Windows Mail v 6.06 which shows me the date and time that I
    > >> > downloaded the email from my mail server, not the date and time that the
    > >> > Sender originally sent this. So if I check email on March 30 at 11:00PM
    > >> > about 100 emails will come in as "received" with the same time, march 30
    > >> > at 11:00pm. Thus I cannot tell when the senders really sent me an email
    > >> > form their side. Sometimes this can be very important information, in
    > >> > customer service.
    >

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  10. #9


    Guest

    Re: Show date and time of incoming email in Windows mail

    Did you use the standard install for AVG? If so, expect problems to
    show up eventually if you keep it that way. If you don't like this,
    uninstall it and then do a custom install where you tell it to leave
    out the parts that scan email.

    http://free.grisoft.com/ww.download?prd=afe

    "Toni Doyle" <ToniDoyle@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:99F99430-CE83-4054-A436-539DA1D2C484@xxxxxx

    >I use AVG Anti-Virus, and have never had a problem with my e-mail -- e.g.,
    > the date and time have always been recorded on my messages.
    >
    > Thanks,
    > Toni Doyle
    >
    > "Gary VanderMolen" wrote:
    >

    >> Missing time stamps are a totally different problem than a time stamp
    >> that is inaccurate by a few hours.
    >>
    >> Your problem could be caused by a non-compatible antivirus. Which
    >> antivirus are you running?
    >>
    >> --
    >> Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)
    >>
    >>
    >> "Toni Doyle" <ToniDoyle@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    >> news:BE18874A-127E-49E7-B010-2B919CA44C5E@xxxxxx

    >> > I'm glad that someone else is having the same problem w/ time & date on
    >> > incoming e-mails--I thought I was having a Senior Moment. I've been
    >> > away for
    >> > four days and wasn't able to check my messages. When I did today, I
    >> > was
    >> > surprised to see that none of the messages had the date or time
    >> > recorded.
    >> > That's never happened before. And, I did not send out an automatic Out
    >> > of
    >> > Office reply. Any ideas?
    >> >
    >> > Thanks,
    >> > Toni Doyle
    >> >
    >> > "Gary VanderMolen" wrote:
    >> >
    >> >> The "Received" time is not the time you download the message.
    >> >> It is the time that the message arrives on the incoming mail server.
    >> >> Your download time could be much later.
    >> >>
    >> >> --
    >> >> Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (WLMail)
    >> >>
    >> >>
    >> >> "cicorp" <cicorp.374dk7@xxxxxx-mx.forums.vistaheads.com> wrote in message
    >> >> news:cicorp.374dk7@xxxxxx-mx.forums.vistaheads.com...
    >> >> >
    >> >> > You might be asking this. I activated both the Sent and Received
    >> >> > columns in Windows Mail v 6.06 which shows me the date and time that
    >> >> > I
    >> >> > downloaded the email from my mail server, not the date and time that
    >> >> > the
    >> >> > Sender originally sent this. So if I check email on March 30 at
    >> >> > 11:00PM
    >> >> > about 100 emails will come in as "received" with the same time,
    >> >> > march 30
    >> >> > at 11:00pm. Thus I cannot tell when the senders really sent me an
    >> >> > email
    >> >> > form their side. Sometimes this can be very important information,
    >> >> > in
    >> >> > customer service.
    >>


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  11. #10


    Toni Doyle Guest

    Re: Show date and time of incoming email in Windows mail

    Thanks! I'll try your suggestion.
    Toni Doyle

    "robertmiles@xxxxxx" wrote:

    > Did you use the standard install for AVG? If so, expect problems to
    > show up eventually if you keep it that way. If you don't like this,
    > uninstall it and then do a custom install where you tell it to leave
    > out the parts that scan email.
    >
    > http://free.grisoft.com/ww.download?prd=afe
    >
    > "Toni Doyle" <ToniDoyle@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:99F99430-CE83-4054-A436-539DA1D2C484@xxxxxx

    > >I use AVG Anti-Virus, and have never had a problem with my e-mail -- e.g.,
    > > the date and time have always been recorded on my messages.
    > >
    > > Thanks,
    > > Toni Doyle
    > >
    > > "Gary VanderMolen" wrote:
    > >

    > >> Missing time stamps are a totally different problem than a time stamp
    > >> that is inaccurate by a few hours.
    > >>
    > >> Your problem could be caused by a non-compatible antivirus. Which
    > >> antivirus are you running?
    > >>
    > >> --
    > >> Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> "Toni Doyle" <ToniDoyle@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > >> news:BE18874A-127E-49E7-B010-2B919CA44C5E@xxxxxx
    > >> > I'm glad that someone else is having the same problem w/ time & date on
    > >> > incoming e-mails--I thought I was having a Senior Moment. I've been
    > >> > away for
    > >> > four days and wasn't able to check my messages. When I did today, I
    > >> > was
    > >> > surprised to see that none of the messages had the date or time
    > >> > recorded.
    > >> > That's never happened before. And, I did not send out an automatic Out
    > >> > of
    > >> > Office reply. Any ideas?
    > >> >
    > >> > Thanks,
    > >> > Toni Doyle
    > >> >
    > >> > "Gary VanderMolen" wrote:
    > >> >
    > >> >> The "Received" time is not the time you download the message.
    > >> >> It is the time that the message arrives on the incoming mail server.
    > >> >> Your download time could be much later.
    > >> >>
    > >> >> --
    > >> >> Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (WLMail)
    > >> >>
    > >> >>
    > >> >> "cicorp" <cicorp.374dk7@xxxxxx-mx.forums.vistaheads.com> wrote in message
    > >> >> news:cicorp.374dk7@xxxxxx-mx.forums.vistaheads.com...
    > >> >> >
    > >> >> > You might be asking this. I activated both the Sent and Received
    > >> >> > columns in Windows Mail v 6.06 which shows me the date and time that
    > >> >> > I
    > >> >> > downloaded the email from my mail server, not the date and time that
    > >> >> > the
    > >> >> > Sender originally sent this. So if I check email on March 30 at
    > >> >> > 11:00PM
    > >> >> > about 100 emails will come in as "received" with the same time,
    > >> >> > march 30
    > >> >> > at 11:00pm. Thus I cannot tell when the senders really sent me an
    > >> >> > email
    > >> >> > form their side. Sometimes this can be very important information,
    > >> >> > in
    > >> >> > customer service.
    > >>
    >
    >
    >

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