Max # of Files in a Directory?

stheg olloydson stheg_olloydson at
Thu Sep 2 17:42:12 PDT 2004

it was said:

> ... I started seeing all kinds of errors when
> trying to copy more than 16383 messages into one
> of my folders there.  I'm retrieving mail from a
> pop3 server using Outlook then copying them into
> my imap folder, also using Outlook.


16383 was a limit in OL before version 8.03 (2000). Go to the MS
knowledge base and search on Outlook using 16383 as the keyword. You
will find a number of articles related to this issue.



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