[Spambayes] Spambayes / Outlook -- display/update error

Harold Vandeventer Harold.Vandeventer at dpra.com
Fri Oct 1 16:59:00 CEST 2004

My guess is the display refresh issue is related, somehow, to WinXP/SP2.
I had not seen the problem prior XP/SP2.

The cached mode of Outlook appears to solve it, however.

I've not installed any Exchange patches (lately); I'm unfortunately
responsible for that system, too.  We have other Exchange issues caused
by installing, under guidance from Microsoft (two 5 hour phone calls),
"the latest service pack and a couple of hot fixes."  But, I digress, my
apologies to all.

Harold Vandeventer
Network Administrator
DPRA Incorporated
200 Research Dr
Manhattan, KS 66503
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FAX: (785) 537-0272

-----Original Message-----
From: Tony Meyer [mailto:tameyer at ihug.co.nz] 
Sent: Thursday, September 30, 2004 7:57 PM
To: 'Kenny Pitt'; Harold Vandeventer; 'Tom Elliott';
spambayes at python.org
Subject: RE: [Spambayes] Spambayes / Outlook -- display/update error

> In non-cached mode, all status information comes from
> the Exchange server. There has been some speculation
> that SP2 may be blocking some notification messages from
> the Exchange server that would normally tell Outlook
> that it should refresh its display.

I'm not convinced that this is the cause (or if it is, I believe there
also another one) because I have occasionally seen this problem here,
and I
am not using SP2.

My suspicion is that it is Exchange's fault.  Either Exchange is getting
busy, or it's the result of some minor update to Exchange (I don't have
contact with my Exchange administrators, so have no idea when they

It is very difficult to think of anything that SpamBayes can do to help,

=Tony Meyer

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