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Windows 7: the selected message(s) could not be moved.

04 Mar 2010   #1

the selected message(s) could not be moved.

I'm trying to move messages from Sent, to another folder in WINDOWS MAIL

no can do

I stopped a previous moving of messages, and now it won't let me do anything.

Any tips on how I can solve this?

I've tried messing around with it but nothing works. I can move a few messages at a time, but sometimes not even that.


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04 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7

Did you try the good old reboot?
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05 Mar 2010   #3


Yes - no luck

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05 Mar 2010   #4
Al Fairclough

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

This may be a lame fix, but you can try to forward the sent messages to your inbox.
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