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Fine Tune Netscape Mail 7.1

Fine tune another client: Thunderbird 1.0 | Outlook Express 6

There are six settings you can modify to increase Netscape Mail's reliability and ease of use.

To access these settings, choose Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings ... from the Edit menu. The Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings window will appear. Click the triangle beside your UTORmail account to expand the list of settings. Select Server Settings and look to the right to begin fine tuning.

1. Check 'Check for new messages at startup'.

2. Check 'Check for new messages every 10 minutes'.
Note: Under no condition should the time period be less than 10 minutes. Anything less could result in performance problems.

3. Choose 'Mark it as deleted' from the drop down menu beside 'When I delete a message'.

4. Check 'Clean up ("Expunge") Inbox on Exit'.

5. Check 'Empty Trash' on Exit.

6. Click the Advanced button. Uncheck 'Server supports folders that contain sub-folders and messages'.



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