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Fine Tune Outlook Express 6

Fine tune another client: Thunderbird 1.0 | Netscape 7.1

There are five settings you can modify to increase Outlook Express's reliability and ease of use.

To access these settings, choose Options... from the Tools menu. The Options window will appear. Click the General tab to begin fine tuning.


1. Check 'Send and receive 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.

Next, click the Maintenance tab.

3. Check 'Empty messages from the 'Deleted Items' folder on exit'.

4. Check 'Purge deleted messages when leaving IMAP folders.

Click Apply and then OK to exit the Options window.

Next choose Accounts... from the Tool menu. The Internet Accounts window will appear. Click the Mail tab and select your UTORmail account entry. Click the Properties button.

5. Uncheck 'Check for new messages in all folders'.


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