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Checking Email Headers

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Finding Mail Header / Mail transcript for a Mail:

1) Microsoft Outlook 98, Outlook 2000, Outlook 2002 :

Open the message and select View, then Options from the drop-down menus. Near the bottom of the screen you'll see a section titled INTERNET HEADERS.
You can copy the headers and paste them into an email elsewhere to get them to the proper people.

2) Microsoft Outlook Express 5 :

There's an even easier solution to expanding Microsoft's Outlook Express 5 headers so that you can copy and paste it to another window:

Right click on the message and select Properties.
Choose the Details tab and select the Message Source Button.
Select All (CTRL + A) and Copy (CTRL + C).
Close the Message Source window and the Properties window.
Select New Mail and position your cursor in the body of the email.
Paste (CTRL + V) the copied information.

3) Mozilla Thunderbird

To read the email headers in the Mozilla Thunderbird email client, simply open the email. On the menu bar, go to View | Headers and select "All". The headers are immediately displayed. Alternatively, you can select the message, and then click on View and then Message Source. Select All (CTRL + A) and Copy (CTRL + C) to copy all. Now create a new mail, and paste into the email.

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