Outlook Express timing out

  French Chemist 13:20 09 Sep 04
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Today I started downloading an email that after 30 minutes was still only half done. It timed out because the server disconnected me. A few hours later I had two messages waiting for me, the first again went over 30 minutes and again I was cut off. Now I have 3 messages but cannot get past message number one. Is there any way of getting rid of the first message so I can get at the others? Running OE6 and Windows 98SE.

Ray

  Baledor 13:47 09 Sep 04

select synchronization settings and change it to "download new messages only", if the program thinks thats all 3 messages are new then this may not work, I would then try the "download message headers only" and delete the oversize one.

  beeuuem 14:50 09 Sep 04

To remove 'stuck' mail from server go to click here navigate to mail and read/delete as required.

  THE TERMINATOR 16:55 09 Sep 04

In Outlook Express, Tools menu>accounts>click on properties for your account>advanced tab and increase the server timeout....TT

  French Chemist 17:03 09 Sep 04

Followed last suggestion and it worked. Thanks to all for the help. After all that it was just the front page of a brochure and was 6.51 MB as a jpeg. Have had a word with the friend who sent it!!!!

Cheers,

Ray

  holly polly 05:20 10 Sep 04

for refrence purposes-thanks-Hol Pol...

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