Messenger displays wrong email count

Discussion in 'Windows Live Messenger' started by MikeyP, Jul 18, 2007.

  1. MikeyP

    MikeyP Guest

    I've been having this problem with Messenger Live (Current version is 8.5
    beta), but I also had it with all the versions before.

    When I click on the little icon that says I have x number of emails waiting
    , and it brings up the hotmail page, i would read and delete those new
    emails, but it doesn't always update it on messenger.

    This process will continue and messenger ultimately ends up saying i have
    alot of new emails when in fact i have none.

    Why does this keep happening? It's annoying because now I don't know if i
    really have new emails or not.

    Ideally I'd like to fix this so it doesn't keep happening, but if no one has
    a solution, I would at least like to know how to reset the email count to 0.

    thanks for anyone's advice
    mike
     
    MikeyP, Jul 18, 2007
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  2. Greetings Mike,

    The count is all done server-side, there really isn't anything you can do to attempt to
    change anything.

    Although the count is sometimes unreliable, it's been fine for me lately.

    --
    Jonathan Kay
    Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger/MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
    Associate Expert
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/
    Messenger Resources - http://messenger.jonathankay.com
    All posts unless otherwise specified are (c) 2007 Jonathan Kay.
    You *must* contact me for redistribution rights.
     
    Jonathan Kay [MVP], Jul 18, 2007
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