You have 1 new messages to read

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aclawson
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You have 1 new messages to read

Postby aclawson » Sun Apr 28, 2013 11:07 am

So says the entry on my urgent tasks list. But there are no unread messages. How can I clear this?

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Re: You have 1 new messages to read

Postby lajackson » Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:30 am

aclawson wrote:So says the entry on my urgent tasks list. But there are no unread messages. How can I clear this?

If you look carefully, you probably have a blank unread message in MLS that you are not able to delete. It is usually at the end of the list in your inbox.

Find the message and click with the mouse on the envelope. Using the Delete key (the actual key on the keyboard), delete the message.

Go to the deleted messages folder and find the blank message. Use the Delete key to delete it again.

The urgent message should go away.

The trick is that you have to use the key on the keyboard to delete the message. Using the mouse and the menu does not work.

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Re: You have 1 new messages to read

Postby richardroper » Sun Nov 23, 2014 2:10 pm

I have a similar problem - it says I have 8 unread messages, but I have read and archived them all. How do I reset this?

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Re: You have 1 new messages to read

Postby lajackson » Sun Nov 23, 2014 4:18 pm

Look for blank messages as described in the post immediately preceding yours. If you find one or more, follow those instructions, being particular to use the Delete key itself.

If that does not work, you may have a database problem, and it would be worth a call to Local Unit Support.


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