Outlook 2007

  mike40 09:39 12 Nov 2009
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Hi
This morning Microsoft downloaded several updates and after the requested restart. Outlook 2007 will not let me access my mail account. I have checked all the account settings which are correct but all it keeps saying is 'Cannot connect to the server' any idea would be appreciated.

  mike40 09:43 12 Nov 2009

Sorry Playmofire our threads must have crossed. I am with BT. However I can get them through BT yahoo but not through outlook. I think it must be something to do with the latest updates as one of them was a security update for Outlook 2007

  rawprawn 09:46 12 Nov 2009

I think you may find that the BT server is down, I'm having the same problem this morning.
Leave it until after lunch.

  mike40 10:03 12 Nov 2009

Thanks rawprawn I'll leave it for a while. Just seemed a bit of a coincidence after the updates. I can however connect through my phone where I received your reply to my discussion thread.

  mike40 10:10 12 Nov 2009

One other thing - System restore doesn't rectify the problem

  anchor 10:59 12 Nov 2009

No problem here in receiving BT messages, (using Outlook 2003).

  Sea Urchin 11:00 12 Nov 2009
  rawprawn 11:47 12 Nov 2009

Mine is now working OK

  mike40 13:44 12 Nov 2009

Many thanks for the responses. Mine is now working OK. It just seems strange that I could access the server from my phone.
Sea Urchin - I live about 14 miles from Easingwold so that may have been the problem

Mike

  playmofire 21:24 12 Nov 2009

Thanks for the info rawprawn and seaurchin. I live near to Easingwold and so this may well have been the problem, although like mike40 I thought the latest updates might be the problem. I was out all day from 10.00, but when I got this evening, all worked OK.

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