Weird E-Mail problem...

by Doc Nickel

Wondering if anyone can tell me what's going on.

I'm using Mozilla Thunderbird for my email, and have been for many years. I went to check my mail this morning, which told me I had seven messages. I clicked "get messages" like usual, but it only downloaded four- after that indicating there were no additional messages.

After sorting those out, the "you have mail" icon pops up, so I click the "get messages" button again. The dialogue box at the bottom of the frame tells me it's downloading 1 of 4 messages... which is a repeat of the last of the first four.

It's not spam, technically, but it's just an auto-generated sales blurb from Storenvy, where I have my online store, telling me about some upcoming site-wide sale.

I delete that, hit "get messages" again. It again tells me it's downloading one of four messages- the same ad from Storenvy. Click again, I get another copy. Click ten times, I get ten copies of the exact same email.

All the while, the (presumably) other three messages aren't downloading, and I apparently have no way of accessing them.

What could be causing that, and how might I go about fixing it?

Doc.

Posted on Jan 9, 2018, 12:09 PM

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  1. When was the last time it updated?. Irregular Logic, Jan 9, 2018
    1. Probably not on my end.... Doc Nickel, Jan 9, 2018
      1. Can you get your provider. Antknot, Jan 10, 2018
        1. This might be Obvious.... Cpt. Obvious, Jan 10, 2018
          1. It's fixed.... Doc Nickel, Jan 10, 2018
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      2. Email via web page?. Steampunkhawk, Jan 10, 2018

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