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#1 king gee

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Posted 20 January 2008 - 02:44 PM

hi! pls is there any way i can make an email seem as if it has been sent earlier than the day i sent it. 4 e.g, if i sent today, is there any i can make appear as if it was sent yestrday(with date)?
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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 20 January 2008 - 02:51 PM

Why on earth would you want to do that? Your e-mail likely would be missed, particularly by those who configure their e-mail to show the newest first.

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#3 king gee

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Posted 20 January 2008 - 03:05 PM

Why on earth would you want to do that?
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hmn! u sound like a nigerian. u answer question with questions.well, its just a thought. only a thought. i might need it someday. can u help now?
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Posted 20 January 2008 - 04:59 PM

As far as I know the only way an e-mail shows a date prior to the time it was written is if the computer clock is messed up, and if that is messed up then other programs also get messed up and some might not even run properly or at all. I really don't think you want to mess with that. If you DID get it to work, many recipients would think:

1) There's something wrong with the sender's computer.
or
2) This message is spam, and I won't look at it. I'm just going to delete it.

That is if they SAW the message, which I don't guarantee.

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Posted 20 January 2008 - 06:03 PM

As I know we can not change the timestamp in email because it was generated by mail server.

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Posted 20 January 2008 - 08:48 PM

You cannot change the E-mail full header information and the time stamps found there, even if you change your own computer's time.
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Posted 20 January 2008 - 10:04 PM

This topic is locked because of king gee's rather rude comment. I apologize to those that tried to help, but I will not tolerate bigoted statements towards our members.

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