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#1 User is offline   Bill45 

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 02:24 PM

I have email accounts with 4 providers. I know that emails that are stored on my computer itself can slow down the computer's operation.
But much of my email is stored on the providers' servers. Can those emails also slow down my computer?

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Bill
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Posted 06 February 2013 - 03:40 PM

View PostBill45, on 06 February 2013 - 02:24 PM, said:

I have email accounts with 4 providers. I know that emails that are stored on my computer itself can slow down the computer's operation.
But much of my email is stored on the providers' servers. Can those emails also slow down my computer?

Thanks,

Bill

Hi Bill,
The good news is that the only way those stored emails can slow down your computer is if they totally fill your hard drive since that will lead to sluggish performance regardless of what type of file is filling it. Otherwise you don't have to worry about them, and likewise with any email stored on a provider's server.
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Posted 06 February 2013 - 05:06 PM

View Postcompnovo, on 06 February 2013 - 03:40 PM, said:

View PostBill45, on 06 February 2013 - 02:24 PM, said:

I have email accounts with 4 providers. I know that emails that are stored on my computer itself can slow down the computer's operation.
But much of my email is stored on the providers' servers. Can those emails also slow down my computer?

Thanks,

Bill

Hi Bill,
The good news is that the only way those stored emails can slow down your computer is if they totally fill your hard drive since that will lead to sluggish performance regardless of what type of file is filling it. Otherwise you don't have to worry about them, and likewise with any email stored on a provider's server.


Compnovo,

Thank you very much!
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