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i am getting 1 un-read message in my hotmail.__i deleted all messages,still before i login to my windows this message__is always shown. what is the solution? RRS feed

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  • hotmail message shown 1 un-read message,after i deleted and empty all my hotmail messages,what to do?
    Saturday, January 30, 2010 2:17 PM

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  • How does your question pertain to Microsoft Security Essentials?

    Assuming WinXP and the Welcome Screen is showing one unread message:

    Use TweakUI/Logon/Unread Mail and Repair/Unread Mail Count
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/downloads/powertoys.asp

    Disable Unread Mail on the Welcome Screen (Line 100)
    http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm

    To remove an account or to change the count manually:

    Start>Run>Regedit>navigate to this key:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\UnreadMail\[Your E-Mail Address]. In the right pane modify: Message Count, Change it to 0.

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\UnreadMail.  In the right pane modify:  MessageExpiryDays Change it to 0.

    Overview of Mail Notification Display on WinXP Welcome Screen
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/304148


    ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear) ~ MS MVP (IE, Mail, Security, Windows & Update Services) since 2002 ~ Disclaimer: MS MVPs neither represent nor work for Microsoft
    Saturday, January 30, 2010 5:51 PM