Outlook Express compacting/deleting all my emails!!

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  1. sushtsi

    sushtsi OT Supporter

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    Hey guys, I have win xp SP2 and am using outlook express for my emails. Every once in a while the folders start to compact and i try to stop it (if i'm there, if someone else is using the computer they don't) and then the next time I open outlook express all of my emails between october 14 2002 and the current date (current date is still there) are deleted. This has happened a few times and is driving me nuts as I am losing all of my emails!! Someone help please!
     
  2. cmsurfer

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    I beleive it's called auto-acrhiving...

    Take a look in some of the settings for archving and it may be turned on.

    You can re-import the archive to get your e-mails back.
     
  3. keleko

    keleko yes, he is

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  4. sushtsi

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    Auto-archiving is in Outlook, not Outlook Express so that is not the problem.

    And there is nothing in the manual about it.

    Any other ideas?
     
  5. ChatChai

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    Options - > Maintenance

    Do you have any of these set to clean up your mail?
     
  6. XR250rdr

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    OE does it too.
     

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