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Sending  emails greater than 1mb on MS outlook

Posted on 2009-04-01
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Hi

I get an "timed out" error message when ever I try and send a large file ( 1 mb or over) via email. That file is recieved OK but sometimes outlook sends multiple copies as teh message stays in the out box.

My internet has a 256kb/s upload speed and my outgoing server time out is 1 minute.. I have increased this but the problem remains.

No problems with smaller emails

Regards

Greg

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war1 earned 2000 total points
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Hello GregVenning,

Antivirus check of outgoing mail may be delaying the sending of large files.  Disable it and test.

Hope this helps!
war1
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by:GregVenning
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Hi
I disables Trnd micro and sent the file OK, I also increased teh time out to 2 mins. Thanks for the help

Regards

Greg
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