Unread mail is not a directory. Its a folder that query the inbox for unread messages. There are no email stored in that folder. Its a way for outlook organize the email folders so you don't have to look at what you already looked at. That number should decline as you read the new emails or you can right click on the folder and choose mark as emails as read.
Last Wiki Answer Submitted: August 12, 2010 2:20 am by Darkstar911790 pts.