2 e-mail addresses= 2 copies of each message!

  Sapins 09:08 22 Apr 04
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I have just configured a second e-mail address with my ISP.

Can anyone tell me if it is possible to stop getting the same message on each e-mail address.

I am using Outlook Express on XP Home.

Regards,

Sapins.

  recap 09:19 22 Apr 04

If the messages are SPAM then the only thing is third party software, Spam Stopper.

  recap 09:20 22 Apr 04

If the messages are SPAM then the only thing is third party software, Spam Stopper.

  Diodorus Siculus 09:29 22 Apr 04
  johnnyrocker 10:25 22 Apr 04

you need to set up message rules to direct incoming mail to which box thatis if you are not talking about spam.

johnny.

  Sapins 10:37 22 Apr 04
  Simsy 10:39 22 Apr 04

I don't have access to Outlook Express here....

Log on as one of the identities...

Tools>Options>accounts.... Go into the "mail" tab and select the account which DO NOT relate to that identity... UNCHECK the box that says something like, "include this e-mail address when receiving mail"

Then log onto the other identity and do the same.

I may have the process slightly wrong, but it sounds like that's the box you need to unclick.

regards,

Simsy

  Sapins 10:53 22 Apr 04

Not sure I follow you Simsy, I open O/Express and I am "logged on" to my account, I tried unticking the boxes as you said and I didn't receive any mail at all ( I sent myself a message from one address to the other)

  Simsy 11:25 22 Apr 04

misunderstanding....

each identity should have the box ticked... but only for one account, the one you want that identity to receive.

E.G. Identity A should have the box ticked for Identity A account and unticked for identity B, when Identity A is logged in...

and...

Identity B should have the box ticked for Identity B account and unticked for identity A, when Identity B is logged in...


Does that help?
(It is not beyond possible that I am barking up the wrong tree completely.... but the fact that you have stopped getting double now indicates that we're on the right track!)

Regards,

Simsy

  wildrover 14:57 22 Apr 04

You need the boxes to be ticked in order to receive messages when you 'ask' OE to get them. If your wanadoo account is an IMAP account have a look at this for a solution. click here

  wildrover 15:02 22 Apr 04

That solution doesn't match your problem exactly - but have a look at it - and have a look round the site for another possible solution if that one doesn't lead you in the right direction.

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