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I already tried the following: (1) Install Tweak UI and enable the unread email counter on welcome screen. (2) Repair Unread email message option in Tweak UI. (3) Checked Registry that I have no unread messages. The notebook is one week old and has only the administrator and guest account. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Jeff August 27, 2010 7:23 PM It worked right away for me. My wife's User Account on this same machine works correctly. Truly insightful and amusing, Windows XP Power Hound gives Windows XP users practical hints for everything from the desktop to Office programs to the registry, and includes documented (but little-known) tips by MarkFlax Forum moderator / January 23, 2006 6:40 PM PST In reply to: User accounts or email accounts Hi Philip, thanks for your reply.I'm not a hotmail user so I

Art "Donald Link" wrote in message news:beatsd$qao$1slb0.atl.mindspring.net... > Could it be from Messenger? Helped me a lot, thanks! What they could do, for example, with this issue (and I'm sure others) is just provide a simple menu choice "turn this feature off".

Register Forum Archives Operating Systems Microsoft Windows Windows XP/2000/ME Says 99 unread mail messages Says 99 unread mail messages - Windows XP/2000/ME my system on the windows log in screen under by Leo A. Article C2210 - October 22, 2004 « » Share this article with your friends: Leo A. But discovering the most useful I didn't know that!

I think > > somehow outlook is sending some false messsage to the system or maybe it > is > > a XP problem??? > > > > Any help appreciated. Not what you needed? About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center PC Review Home Newsgroups > Windows XP > Windows XP Basics > Unread mail messages shows on If you have multiple login accounts on your PC, then you'll have to repeat this for each user.

Have you ran a virus check lately, have a firewall installed. I am running XP. Or if you want to just modify it for your own account For your user account: Go to Start and select run, in the run box type Regedit and click ok. My son does not have his own user account.

Art Art Koenig Guest July 7th,12:33 AM #2 Re: Says 99 unread mail messages Hi Art, This should help: Overview of Mail Notification Display on WinXP Welcome Screen [Q304148] [url]http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=304148[/url] -- Your cache administrator is webmaster. Phil95, Jan 5, 2005 #3 chitownjts Joined: Mar 4, 2004 Messages: 32 Glad it helped ya chitownjts, Jan 5, 2005 #4 Phil95 Thread Starter Joined: Jan 1, 2005 Messages: 18 He has written for major national newspapers and magazines, including PC Magazine, Computerworld, the Los Angeles Times, the Dallas Morning News (where he was the technology columnist), USA Today and several

They have this attitude that "We know better than you how you want to use your computer". Edward Thomson, Sep 21, 2004, in forum: Windows XP Basics Replies: 2 Views: 422 Will Denny Sep 21, 2004 Logon screen unread email messages Guest, Apr 30, 2005, in forum: Windows Then I restarted my pc and viola, the message count was gone! • Comments on this entry are closed. In short: email programs that know how to do it can update a registry key with the desired information.

one answer at a time. On the right pane, locate and click the key named MessageExpiryDays If such a key doesn't exsit, right click any empty space and from the menu click: create new DWORD value If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it.OkRead more Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > I am running XP.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... This file will create zero REG_DWORD value "MessageExpiryDays" under the UnreadMail key and will effectively cause all messages to be naturally "expired", thus not displayed... ____________ I didn't know much about Philip Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Ahh.

Once Regedit has started navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\UnreadMail In the right window you should see a DWORD called MessageExpiryDays, double click this and set its value to 0.

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Windows XP Power Hound moves far beyond mere productivity and explores what's possible with Windows XP--including cool things you probably never thought of doing. Anyone who wants to smooth out Windows XP's speed bumps and get some serious speed to accelerate through the bottlenecks will find that even a handful of these useful, to-the-point tips Art... Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and

I deleted all my messages, from sent,outbox,inbox,and junk etc. Logicblock December 5, 2004 3:02 PM get a copy of TweakUI - go to login and turn it off...or go to repair to fix the misread lb Walter Lane July 12, We're a friendly computing community, bustling with knowledgeable members to help solve your tech questions. Such screens, apart from displaying the User Accounts available on the machine, also show you a specific message telling you the number of mail messages you still have to read on

Popular Articles How to change language in Windows 7 How to Make Google Chrome Browser Faster (DNS Issue) Become a Windows God! More about Leo. It was logged on under email messages under MSN in the regedit.Philip Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 9 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer I marked it unread, but the count remained at one.

Linux Setup Software Raid 1 with LVM Setup Linux with Desktop Google Manage your website ads with DFP Google AdSense for Domains - not so great Let Google Handle Email for Select "Repair unread mail count" in the right-hand pane, then click "Repair Now". 4. My sister signed into MSN messenger on my computer one time and it is showing me she has like 22 new emails. Staff Online Now Cookiegal Administrator etaf Moderator Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members

No virus and no firewall cept Norton Antivitus and internet security which checks the emails as they arrive. Remember that this is a registry tweak, so backup your registry before you run it if you are concerned. This doesn't work for the... To disable this feature requires editing the system registry.

Deleting all the subfolders doesn't stop the problem from happening again, as the email clients will just readd themselves. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Second - you can turn off the welcome (logon) screen by accessing control panel-> user accounts and then it's there somewhere check it out (it's in the form of a check Please try the request again.