Mark Read Feature Hangs in Newsgroups

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by KatonahJoe, Jan 1, 2004.

  1. KatonahJoe

    KatonahJoe Guest

    In only some of my newsgroups, if I click on the Mark Read feature the mouse
    cursor freezes for sometimes 1 minute or more before finally marking the
    messages as read.

    This happens whether I select one or two messages or several at a time. It
    seems to happen consistently on alt. bible for example but not on most of my

    I use Outlook Express and Windows XP.
    KatonahJoe, Jan 1, 2004
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  2. KatonahJoe

    Paul - xxx Guest

    KatonahJoe posted ...
    Maybe you just have shit-loads of 'junk' in those newsgroups and they merely
    need compacting ?

    Try when in OE - Tools - Options - Maintenance - Clean Up Npw - delete -
    compact ...

    Also a spot of basic system maintenance might help a tad ..
    Paul - xxx, Jan 1, 2004
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  3. KatonahJoe

    anthonyberet Guest

    hehe, why wouldn't shit-loads of junk in surprise me? ;-)
    anthonyberet, Jan 1, 2004
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