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Old 09-25-2008, 12:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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How do I check the memory status? I see in Options/status "File Free" 29098739, but no mention of memory. Is that the same thing as memory free?

Sorry if this has been asked a million times already. I'm new at this.

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Yes, that's the free memory.
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Is that a decent amount of free memory, as emails have been disappearing from my email folder even though I have it set to hold on to them for 30 days? I cleared the cache, got rid of the foreign languages, and did pretty much what was recommended in a sticky for gaining memory. Yet I still lose the emails.
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If you hold down the Alt Key while typing the letters E-A-C-E, you will be able to see details about your device. If you continue to scroll through those details you can find free memory and total memory.
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Is that a decent amount of free memory
Yes, that's a lot of free memory.
More than enough.

Your emails disappearing are likely the result of something else.
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Old 09-25-2008, 01:18 PM   #6 (permalink)
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If you hold down the Alt Key while typing the letters E-A-C-E, you will be able to see details about your device. If you continue to scroll through those details you can find free memory and total memory.
It's faster to hold Alt+Left Shift and press H.
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If you go to Options, Security Options, Memory Cleaning, Enable it. In your icons there will be a picture of a shredder. Click on that to free up memory.
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As has been stated before, that does not free up memory. That overwrites free memory. It does not create free memory.
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As has been stated before, that does not free up memory. That overwrites free memory. It does not create free memory.
It gave me 1mb more of free memory.
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Very unusual, as many others have reported no additional free memory. Zip.
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Thanks all for the suggestions. My BB memory seems to be adequate, but not sure why I'm still losing the emails. I have a separate email folder for my three email addresses which I hide and just use the folder called "Messages" which seems to get everything anyway. Could that be the problem?
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Thanks all for the suggestions. My BB memory seems to be adequate, but not sure why I'm still losing the emails. I have a separate email folder for my three email addresses which I hide and just use the folder called "Messages" which seems to get everything anyway. Could that be the problem?
I didn't see that you previously reported losing messages. Are they older perhaps? Go into the message folder and hit menu>Options>General Options> (What is "Keep Messages" set to?)

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It gave me 1mb more of free memory.
Coincidence.
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I have the keep messages set for 30 days.
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I have the keep messages set for 30 days.
Ok, so after 30 days they will automatically delete. What messages have you lost? All? Some? How old were they?
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Old 09-26-2008, 02:54 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Seems as though I can't get through a few hours without the messages deleting. I know many times when a new email comes in, it will be the only one in the the listing and the ones that were there are now gone.

I am using Empower, but not sure that would have anything to do with this.
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Was the problem of disappearing messages ever resolved? I am having my newer messages show up in the inbox and then disappear next time I look. My older messages are still there. Only the last few days have deleted.
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