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What are RSS feeds?

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Katymac Sat 04-Jul-09 09:18:57

& why when Outlook asked me to synchronise them I thought 'Why not?'

So now my email doesn't work


PortAndLemon Sat 04-Jul-09 09:38:17

RSS feeds are web feeds in XML format used to automatically publish frequently updated stuff (like blogs or news headlines) without your having to go back and check the original page for updates.

Which version of Outlook do you have -- 2003 or 2007?

Katymac Sat 04-Jul-09 10:24:07


PortAndLemon Sat 04-Jul-09 10:29:46

You could try following these instructions to disable RSS feeds in your Outlook.

Katymac Sat 04-Jul-09 10:53:00

I did

It didn't work

Thanks for trying - wish I never ticked 'yes' this morning

PortAndLemon Sat 04-Jul-09 11:13:05

Right, so when you say your email doesn't work, what happens now?

Katymac Sat 04-Jul-09 11:15:54

When I press Send & receive I get a list of RSS errors

PortAndLemon Sat 04-Jul-09 11:29:27

If we keep this bumped someone with Outlook 2007 should be able to help. I only have Outlook 2003 and the full-on RSS support didn't come in until Outlook 2007.

Katymac Sat 04-Jul-09 11:40:21

Thanks - i am off hospital visiting lTEr so I'll have to bump it later

Katymac Sun 05-Jul-09 12:41:51


PortAndLemon Sun 05-Jul-09 18:55:57

Come on, someone must be able to help...

merryberry Sun 05-Jul-09 19:55:56

and you've been through tools-account settings-rss feeds and removed each one?

Katymac Sun 05-Jul-09 22:15:50

I cleared them every time I try to fix them

They just turn up again

merryberry Sun 05-Jul-09 22:24:46

i know you've already done this, have you done this and closed outlook, shutdown computer and restarted?

Disable Outlook’s RSS Sync:

1. Open Outlook 2007
2. Click the Tools menu
3. Click Options
4. Select the Other tab
5. Click the Advanced Options button
6. Uncheck Sync RSS feeds to the Common Feed List
7. Click OK X 2

merryberry Sun 05-Jul-09 22:27:58

this is pretty hardcore if you feel brave enough to try it

merryberry Sun 05-Jul-09 22:28:12


merryberry Sun 05-Jul-09 22:32:46

otherwise, try deleting your windows common feeds, which you can do in vista. but will clear out any Intervet Explorer 7 feeds as well. this is summed up half way through this page.

you can click on the pics for closer view

Katymac Sun 05-Jul-09 22:40:06

TBH I have done so much now I am not sure what did it

But all of a sudden it works

Thanks for all your help

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