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Outlook is sending emails but the outbox is empty


Only last week Outlook has suddenly trying to send emails which do not exist. These emails have already been sent. How can I stop this? I don't believe Outlook is actually re-sending these emails repeatedely. It is more annoying than anything else but I wouldn't this to affect transmission in the future.I receive emails without any problems. The sending message x of y is continually on when I have outlook open.
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  • Zeldaprince Jan 11, 2008

    Thanks. I did the scan & there were no virusus detected. But after running AVG I noticed all emails received had no details in the main body of the e-mail. So I uninstalled AVG & now emails recieved are ok. I don't have the scan anymore but I do have Norton 360 & I ran a full sysytem scan & no problems were detected. Safe to say I still have the problem with my sending emails.

  • Tgosling Feb 15, 2009

    My Outlook 2003 (with Exchange) is doing the same. One of my email addreses is not yet set up with my SMTP service so any emails sent from this address generate an error. My Outlook is generating the error message with every Send/ Recieve yet there is no email in the Outbox. I suspect some sort of work or trojan yet Norton doesn't see anything.



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It's not a virus my friend. It's to do with a read reciept.

Should do the trick.

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It sounds to me like you may have contracted a virus. They can exploit your contacts and cause symptoms like that. Power off your PC, hit F8 during startup to boot in safe mode. While in safe mode run a full scan on your virus, firewall, and spyware software. If you don't have the abovementioned software, or if the virus libraries are out of date, then you need to google for "avg free' and download the free version of AVG anti virus and the 30 day trial of spyware. Then uninstall your resident versions of all such applications AFTER MAKING SURE YOU ARE NOT CONNECTED TO THE INTERNET. Load AVG apps and reconnect to the internet to download the updates. then reboot in normal mode and see if that helps. If not post the results of your virus scan and I will provie further soultions.

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