Outlook Express and Hotmail
Posted on 2002-05-10
I have 4 Hotmail accounts that I check with Outlook Express 6. They have all been working fine for quite some time. A couple of months ago, one of the accounts would just hang when OE tried to check it. I eventually stopped checking that account with OE as the other 3 worked fine. Now, 2 more won't work with OE. They just stall when OE tries to log in to them. The last one still works fine.
I've emptied out all the mail boxes, and changed passwords, but they still won't work. Every once in a while it'll prompt me to reenter the password. I reenter the same password and it just stalls again. If I go to the Hotmail webpage, everything works fine with the same password. Emailing Hotmail for tech support is a joke.
Any ideas on what's causing this?