secannon Posted November 15, 2007 Share Posted November 15, 2007 Hi all, Is anyone else having a problem with messages disappearing this morning? This morning after I had checked Spamcop with my IMAP account in Windows Live Desktop Mail, I went to the webmail interface, and I saw that there were three messages there that I had not seen in my IMAP mailbox. Those three messages had lines through them as though I had deleted but not purged them. I didn't know how to undelete them in the webmail interface, and I hadn't been able to see them in the IMAP mailbox to undelete them. So I logged out of webmail, went back to Windows Live Desktop Mail, and tried synchronizing my mailbox again. But they still didn't show up, and when I went back to the webmail interface, they were gone. In the meantime, I had downloaded two more emails in my IMAP mailbox, but they had also disappeared, both from the webmail interface and from the IMAP mailbox! I hadn't had a chance to read one of them! At first I thought the problem was with Windows Live Desktop Mail since it is just out of Beta. So I closed it down and set my IMAP account up in Outlook 2003, which I've used for a very long time with no problems. But just now I had ANOTHER email to disappear after Outlook synchronized my IMAP folder! It did the same thing -- after it synchronized the folder, the message had a line through it, like it had been deleted but not purged. I managed to copy it to another folder before it got purged this time. But now I'm afraid of losing more mail! HELP!! Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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