[Spambayes] Outlook 2000 fails to recognize new mail

fdupasquier at fxfundltd.com fdupasquier at fxfundltd.com
Thu Feb 12 17:08:35 EST 2004


Thank you for the quick answer.
Outlook was functioning fine before I installed SpamBayes, hence
my belief that SpamBayes is responsible for the fact that the email
icon and the sound don't work much anymore.
What would you recommend me to do?


-----Original Message-----
From: Tony Meyer [mailto:tameyer at ihug.co.nz]
Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2004 4:54 PM
To: fdupasquier at fxfundltd.com; spambayes at python.org
Subject: RE: [Spambayes] Outlook 2000 fails to recognize new mail


> My outlook is very inconsistent with recognizing new emails
> and alerting me when they arrive. 80% of the time, Outlook
> wouldn't play the sound nor display the mail icon when I
> receive a new regular mail and from time to time it would
> play the sound and display the mail icon when the email I
> receive is filtered spam by your software. What is the solution?

SpamBayes doesn't effect the sound being played, or the mail icon at all, so
any odd behaviour is totally caused by Outlook (or some other program).  For
reasons that we don't, see FAQ 3.8:

<http://spambayes.sourceforge.net/faq.html#how-can-i-get-rid-of-the-envelope
-tray-icon-for-spam>

=Tony Meyer

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