What should I do if I take my
laptop on holiday?
you use your laptop on holiday first check whether the laptop is
set to delete messages after a set interval from your email
service provider's mail box.
If it is, you should consider turning this off - so the laptop
is set NOT to clear emails. If the use of your laptop did clear your mail
box while you were away, you would not be able to download the deleted messages when
you came to using your PC on return back home. The best advice is perhaps
to make sure that neither your PC nor your laptop is set to
delete messages until you get home and give them the signal to
Each emailer program will differ slightly in how you control the
duration that emails are left on the email service provider's
server. With Outlook Express, for example, click on
Accounts, (highlight the mail account) | Properties |
You will see Delivery
- Place a tick on Leave a copy of messages on server but
UNtick Remove from server after x days.
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