How do I stop getting all these link back posts?

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  1. MikeHawthorne

    MikeHawthorne Essential Member
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    Hi

    That's the question, I don't need to get a duplicate of every post I receive from both the Windows 7 and Windows 8 forums.

    Mike
     
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    Are you referring to the email notice?
     
  3. MikeHawthorne

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    Hi

    Well I get an e-mail notice of every message that I get from either Windows 7 or Windows 8 forums in addition to the normal message I get so I get two of them, I have enough stuff to delete.

    Like these two!

    Reply to thread 'How do I stop getting all these link back posts?'

    New LinkBack to post 'How do I stop getting all these link back posts?

    Mike
     
  4. bassfisher6522

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    As for the emails, you can turn that off in your users control panel (CP). I'm not sure about the other notification you're getting. I would suggest asking an admin to look into it for you.
     
  5. MikeHawthorne

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    These are what I'm talking about...

    Linkback.JPG

    These are all duplicates of other posts I have already received.

    Mike
     
  6. Mike

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    Because the posts are being resyndicated elsewhere, you will occasionally receive posts about this progress. For more info, see Windows 7 Forums - LinkBacks
     
  7. MikeHawthorne

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    Hi

    I'm still not sure why I get a linkback to a post that hasn't had a any thing added to it since 2011?

    Mike
     
  8. Andrea Borman

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    I have been getting the same thing.
    I keep getting emails from this forum,telling me there is a link back to one of the posts I am following.
    It's very annoying.
     
  9. MikeHawthorne

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    I'm getting these Link-back posts on messages that haven't been posted on in years.
    I've got some that no one has posted on since 2010, why is that happening?

    I'm getting link-backs about whether to update Windows 7 to SP 1 or not?

    Here's the last post on one of them...

    SP1.JPG

    You can see the date in the upper left corner.
    What ever these are for I don't think this serves any purpose, not that Windows 8 is out. LOL

    Just more stuff to be deleted.

    Mike
     
    #9 MikeHawthorne, Jan 30, 2013
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  10. Andrea Borman

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    Same here. Maybe there is a fault with the forum software,but I am no longer following those threads.Yet I still get emails telling me there is a link back to a thread.
    I thought we could disable link back notifications in the settings in our profiles,but it seems not.Maybe it's something only the admin can do.
     

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