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Windows 7: Why am I receiving notifictions for topics with no new updates

14 Aug 2012   #1

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 
Why am I receiving notifictions for topics with no new updates

For instance, I've received notices yesterday and today for this one: Alien circle on my desktop! which has not been updated in the last two days. Happens with many other threads as well like this one: Copy/Move stops at 100%
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14 Aug 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hey Rich,

Do you have a copy of those emails that you could post back with? It'll help determine if maybe someone posted in the thread, but the post was later moved or removed leaving you thinking this.
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15 Aug 2012   #3

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Yes, I have 4 or 5 right now. How do you want me to get them to you?
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15 Aug 2012   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Ah, good. You could PM them to me, or forward them to support@sevenforums.com.
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16 Aug 2012   #5

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Forwarded 5 E-mails as attachments. If that is no good I can forward each one individually.
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16 Aug 2012   #6

 

I've just had a quick look at the emails and I think I know what has happened, two days ago we had a user post really bad advice in lots of threads over a 20 minute period, I dumped him and cleaned it up.

I recognize a few of the thread titles in your emails, I think vbulletin must of still had them flaged as having new posts and you got the email even though the new posts had been removed.
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16 Aug 2012   #7
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Odd. Maybe a glitch??


Unless it's what John posted above, I don't see why you would get a reply email from these two below. My guess would be that since you edited your last post in each thread, it counted as a reply and sent you an email notice for it.
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17 Aug 2012   #8

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

I'll keep an eye on this but it's been happening for several months now.
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18 Aug 2012   #9

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Got 5 more today, all last updated two days ago. Sending them to support@sevenforums.com.
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31 Aug 2012   #10

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

I'm still getting 5-10 of these a day. I'll forward them again hoping ya'll can find out what is going on. I can't believe all of them have had posts edited or added then removed.
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