97. Email Stuck In Windows Mail Out Box
Recently this has become one of the major
problems that users' ask about on the newsgroups.
What normally happens is that you send an email
via Windows Mail and, instead of being sent, it
lands in the Outbox and gets stuck there. No matter
what you do to try to delete it nothing works.
However, a small free utility called, aptly,
WMUtil created by fellow MVP Steve Cochran is at
hand that will help solve this problem.
This is a really useful utility which is not only
capable of removing stuck files in the outbox but
also it can compact the database, repair the
database and clean blank files.
1/ First you need to download
the utility from this link
2/ Once you have downloaded the zipped file,
unzip it to a separate folder, then Click on the
WMUtil file. This file doesn't
install you just need to run it.
3/ The Open File Security window
will pop up and you will be offered the choice of
Running the program or Cancelling
the program. Click Run.
4/ The WMUtil window will now
5/ Click the Clear Outbox button
and WMUtil will remove the stuck