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Mike, Mac Medic
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My inbox icon has a clock icon next to it and when I try to

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My inbox icon has a clock icon next to it and when I try to read an email, I can read one or two but then in the message box it shows the loading icon and tries to load indefinitely and then I cannot even get out on my e-mail without a force quit.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Mike replied 6 years ago.
Go to the Apple logo on the upper left of the screen and tell me the System Version, the Processor and the Memory.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Mac OS X 10.6.2
Processor 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
Memory 4 GB 1967 MHz DDR3
Expert:  Mike replied 6 years ago.
It sounds like Apple Mail is trying to download a lot of email. Did you just setup this account or has it been running for a while?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
The e-mail has been up for about a month, have 2 mailboxes and one has 106 unread e-mails (my husband's mailbox)
Expert:  Mike replied 6 years ago.
What kind of accounts are these? Do you know if they are IMAP or POP?