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For information about the differences between Microsoft Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook e-mail clients, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/257824/EN-US/ )OL2000: Differences Between Outlook and Outlook Express
Outlook Express 5 may download the same e-mail message multiple times.
This behavior can occur when you have multiple e-mail accounts on the same POP3 server, and one account is configured to remove e-mail messages from the server and another is configured to leave e-mail messages on the server.
To work around this issue, configure all POP3 accounts to either leave a copy of the e-mail messages on the server or delete the e-mail messages from the server after the messages are downloaded. To do so, use the following steps:
For additional information about how Outlook Express tracks downloaded messages, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/216366/EN-US/ )OLEXP: How to Download Internet Mail Messages in Outlook Express