MS Outlook 2010 beta - deleting mail off server issue

Hi I am using MS Outlook 2010 beta with a IMAP/SMTP type account and I am finding that all the emails I download and read are staying on my webmail server account. I cannot find a setting option anywhere to "delete server copy" Can someone please help me Thanks
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Asha
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"Asha" <user@msgroups.net/> wrote in message 
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> Hi I am using MS Outlook 2010 beta with a IMAP/SMTP type account and I am 
> finding that all the emails I download and read are staying on my webmail 
> server account. I cannot find a setting option anywhere to "delete server 
> copy" Can someone please help me Thanks
>

You can't, (and never could) because that's how IMAP works. That's the whole 
POINT of an IMAP account, that you can access all your mail folders from any 
computer. A bit like Exchange but without the Calendar and Tasks bit. If you 
don't want to keep messages on the server automatically, then you must 
change to a POP mail account.
Otherwise move the messages to a local storage folder and set Outlook to 
purge on exit. 

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Gordon
2/2/2010 8:13:01 AM
That's how IMAP works. When you delete them in outlook they'll be deleted 
off the server.

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"Asha" <user@msgroups.net/> wrote in message 
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> Hi I am using MS Outlook 2010 beta with a IMAP/SMTP type account and I am 
> finding that all the emails I download and read are staying on my webmail 
> server account. I cannot find a setting option anywhere to "delete server 
> copy" Can someone please help me Thanks
>
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Diane
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