wont delete email

  hubdean 18:37 06 May 10

my windows email wont delete my old emails
windows home vista

  Sea Urchin 18:39 06 May 10

I guess you mean Windows Mail - which folder are you trying to delete them from?

  hubdean 18:40 06 May 10

the deleted email folder

  hubdean 18:42 06 May 10

i have about 89 old emails

  Sea Urchin 18:47 06 May 10

Ignore the heading which says Outbox - it will work on the other folders as well. Quite a bit to try - it should sort your problem

click here

  Sea Urchin 19:03 06 May 10

One thing you could try first - open Windows Mail and click the File menu - select Work Offline, then try and delete again. Don't forget to go back afterwards and click again to remove the tick.

I assume the Empty Deleted Items Folder on the Edit menu doesn't work either?

  hubdean 19:03 06 May 10

Thanks Sea Urchin first class.
Right you seam to know computers.
can you tell me why my computer takes so long to stop doing all the things its doing in the back ground. its taking about 15 mins before it slows down. and starts to take note of what i want it to do.
i know its a case of turning off items but what do you turn off??


  Sea Urchin 19:14 06 May 10

Have a look at Fruit Bat /\0/\'s suggestions on this thread

click here

  hubdean 19:35 06 May 10

well call this one RESOLVED,
as i will have a good look at the sites.
Thanks for your help

  Sea Urchin 22:00 06 May 10

Glad to be able to help

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