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Re: Stop Windows Live from downloading messages from server

P

PA Bear [MS MVP]

#1
Are you using Windows Mail or Windows Live Mail (or both) to access the
accounts?
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~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002


philzeelte wrote:

> This may well be a simple question im not sure.
>
> Basically we run the same email account on multiple PC's, and each one is
> set to leave a copy of message on the server.
>
> We put the account on a new PC yesterday and it started to download 5,000+
> emails and we dont want it to.
>
> How do we stop this?
 

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G

Gary VanderMolen

#2
The POP protocol does not have many options. It will blindly download
everything that is in the server's Inbox folder. About all you can do is
go to webmail and move the older messages to an archive folder.

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Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)


"philzeelte" <philzeelte@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:3769D076-E1D5-480D-995C-1E10BC8FA1AB@xxxxxx

> This may well be a simple question im not sure.
>
> Basically we run the same email account on multiple PC's, and each one is
> set to leave a copy of message on the server.
>
> We put the account on a new PC yesterday and it started to download 5,000+
> emails and we dont want it to.
>
> How do we stop this?
 

My Computer