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This is a minor annoyance, but in the name of getting things tidy I'd sure like to find a fix.

In my eMac Mail application, I get two identical emails whenever something arrives in my Inbox.

If there's a solution to this, I'd love to hear it, and thanks.
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do you use 2 computers? could be your leaving the option to leave a copy on your isp when ever you check your mail and your getting it twice dunno Maybe

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do you use 2 computers? could be your leaving the option to leave a copy on your isp when ever you check your mail and your getting it twice dunno Maybe
Sounds plausable. I do use 2 computers: the eMac and a PC. Thanks. I'll check it out.

Could it be that I have in the Accounts>Advanced tab
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Remove copy from server after retrieving a message
checked, but in the dropdown list I have it set for "After one month". I'm setting it to "Right away" and see how it goes. Maybe I'm reading this backwards and it shouldn't be checked at all.

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Well, neither of those options work. I still get duplicates. Hmm...

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Solved it. It was a rule sending duplicates to my Inbox. Edited the rule.
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One of my friends has the same problem, can you go through how you did it exactly?
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I'll try.

In Mail I went to Mail>Preferences>Rules.

I had only three rules, but one had a long list of things from apple.com.

I looked at the other three, and clicked Edit, but didn't see anything wrong. The apple.com just looked funny, and I figure I can go to the site for anything, so I simple deleted that rule.

I found the solution in Mail Help under Solving Problems>"Sending, receiving, and forwarding email". On the bottom right is another "Sending, receiving, and forwarding email". Click that and 4th from the bottom is "Messages I send or receive appear more than once in my mailbox". There are 5 possible solutions. Mine was the third, but your friend may have one of the others.

Hope this helps.
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