Re: New messages in InBox are being auto-marked as deleted
jefft at spamcop.net
Fri Jan 23 10:01:17 EST 2004
Stephen Summerfield wrote:
>>I suspect that something else is downloading those messages. Maybe you
>>left the computer at home on and it's POPping the messages regularly.
> That was my first thought - but the PC at home isn't/wasn't set to down
> messages automatically and no one else was checking my mail (AFAIK).
> The behaviour of webmail seemed strange as when checking for mail some new
> messages would appear in the inbox as already deleted (strike-out and
> dustbin icon). Normally if I delete a message it disappears from the InBox
> straight away. If something/someone else was deleting my messages why were
> they appearing in the InBox at all?
> I'm wondering under what circumstances messages in the InBox appear as
> deleted. I normally use POP, but does IMAP allow messages to be marked as
> deleted but not actually deleted?
Yes, they can be deleted but not actually gone. Do you have any filters
set up in webmail? Maybe one of them was deleting the mail.
> In the end I got around the problem by undeleting the deleted messages.
How did you undelete them? We don't have an undelete button.
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