Mail not seeing the working internet connection

  jarvismac 23:14 19 Mar 2008
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Mail refuses to use the current broadband connection - the vista home pc was using a usb modem and working fine - this has been completly removed. the broadband connection using router has been install. Internet work fine, but Mail - when you send/retrieve it pops up window asking to select a dialup connection - their are no options to choose b/c their are no connections.



If you click Set Up A Connection- it then says A internet connection is already connected click here to suft web which if clicked goes and surf's



As a temporary get round ive installed thunderbird which works fine, but I want to return to mail - especially as i have hundred of previous emails within it.



Any help very much appreciated

  anskyber 08:59 20 Mar 2008

Have you checked to see if the program is allowed through the router hardware firewall?

  DippyGirl 15:26 20 Mar 2008

The connections for the mail accounts is via the LAN?
Tools>Accounts>select one>Properties>Connection

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