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Modem sending, but not receiving email

Posted on 1997-12-16
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Hi guys,
I have a second computer ( 486DX/33 MHz/16MB ) running Windows95.
My modem is a generic 14.4 faxmodem ( internal ).
I can send messages, but -for some reason- cannot
receive email (Juno displays a message to check my line,
if my modem is on, etc ).
Could it be it's about time to replace the old modem?,
how can I find out if the culprit is the ancient modem?
TIA for any help.
Happy Holidays!.

Efrain R Portales
Fort Worth
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alexo earned 20 total points
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It has nothing to do with your modem.  As long as you can establish a connection your modem is fine.


(10 points?  Oh, well...)

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by:efrain12
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Thanks for your input, I'll try to do some
troubleshooting, assuming the old modem is OK.
Greetings!.

Efrain R Portales
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by:fsimo
ID: 1144587
Your problem is the POP3 password, or POP3 server name.
I have seen this error before. The problem is Win95 is not very specific about the problem.
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by:efrain12
ID: 1144588
I decided to install a new 28.8 faxmodem,
now I can receive and send messages.
Was it the modem?, I don't know, thing is,
the problem is gone.
Thanks to all who replied.
Happy New Year!.

Efrain R Portales
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