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Windows 7: emails appearing on wrong computer

25 Mar 2013   #1
3shorts

win 7 32
 
 
emails appearing on wrong computer

I have Win 7, my wife has Win 8. Recently emails sent to me are also appearing on her computer.
We both have AOL.
The emails are addressed to only me.
How can this happen?


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26 Mar 2013   #2
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs +Chromium_VM
 
 

Hello 3shorts,

The first thing I would think of is an email account being "hacked"...
Maybe someone got a contacts list or address from you or your wife's PC/email-id somehow, and is causing this.
I'm just guessing here, but if this happened to me, that would be a concern.
For that, I would start running scans for Virus(s) and Malware.

Also, a bit more detail would help.
Are you both using AOL Web mail (browser)?
Or, are you using client programs such as MS Office Outlook, Windows Live Mail, Mozilla Thunderbird, etc.?

I would also check and make sure automatic forwarding did not somehow get enabled.
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