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Offline NorrinRadd

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Duplicate email messages
« on: Sat Apr 28, 2018 - 01:51:45 »
I use Thunderbird as my email client.  I've used it ever since migrating from Netscape.

A few days ago, I decided to tidy up my Inbox, do some archiving, etc.  I noticed a lot of duplicate messages.  I spent a while manually deleting them, but eventually realized that was insane.  I found an "extension" for T'bird that automatically removes dupes.  It removed over 15000!  Somehow since then ANOTHER 1700 have appeared.  It's not a huge hassle to just push the button and have the system remove them, but I'd like to know what's causing them and fix it (if it's an easy fix).

Any ideas?

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Duplicate email messages
« on: Sat Apr 28, 2018 - 01:51:45 »

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Re: Duplicate email messages
« Reply #1 on: Sat Apr 28, 2018 - 09:37:55 »
I haven't come across that issue before myself, I use Gmail for personal and Outlook for business.

Have a look at the second have of this page, there may be some useful information for you.

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Duplicate_messages_received

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Re: Duplicate email messages
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Re: Duplicate email messages
« Reply #2 on: Sun Apr 29, 2018 - 01:47:32 »
Thanks for that T'bird page.

I discovered that *part* of my problem is that for some reason, at the beginning of the year, my POP server stopped deleting messages over 45 days old, even though I had T'bird set up to tell it to do so.

 

     
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