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Re: Outlook Downloading mail Even when not Running on Destop

Postby Paul R » Sat, 23 Sep 2006 00:41:33 GMT

Thanks for the info. When I now  close Outlook using the task magager it 
doesn't hang any more. Today however I'm back with my original problem. If I 
don't close with task manager I'm again getting errors trying to retrieve my 
messages. I guess I better post my original problem back on the Newsgroup. 
The first time of posting I didn't get any solutions. Anyway thanks.

Paul












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