OE cannot send messages

Posted on 2004-04-21
Last Modified: 2010-07-27
Hi all,
Suddenly I cannot somehow send messages anymoer under OE.
Receiving is OK. Also the smtp address, account name and password are Ok, checked and re typed several times. All to no avail.
Who can help??


Question by:hanstw
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sunray_2003 earned 50 total points
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Hi hanstw,
> Suddenly I cannot somehow send messages anymoer under OE.

When you do send and receive , you should be getting an error message with number like 0X8****** when the message cannot be send. Post that number here

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Typically means one of a few scenarios:

 -You Are Working Offline
 -You Have Damaged Personal Folders or Personal Address Book Files
 -You Have an Outdated or Incompatible Add-in
 -You Replied to a Message from an Old Account

Solutions for these scenarios are listed in this link

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Have you recently installed any new software - like anti-virus or firewall that may prevent the connection?

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No offense to Sunray, but he's only posted a question to clarify the author's problem...
I'd say delete/no refund...
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>> No offense to Sunray,

Not a problem , Sb

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by:Karen Falandays
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Hi all,
since it was a measly 50 pts, I was just going to award to the fastest finger. Typically, I would ping it first!
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Well, then that would always be Sunray! LOL
That OC3 helps, eh SR?

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