Cannot download emails to Outlook Express

  chartwise 12:29 18 Feb 2007
Locked

I am having problems downloading my emails into Outlook Express.
I am using the latest version of Bullguard Firewall& Antivirus software.

I was told by their tech support to set the Generic Host Process for Win32 Services to "ALLOW". Currently it is set to blocked.

Problem is that when I set the Generic Host Process for Win32 Services to "ALLOW"
I found that I cannot stay online for more than about 5 minutes and get the
following error message:
"Generic Host Process for Win32 Services caused a problem and your computer will be shut down. Sorry for any inconvenience".

Then the computer shuts down and I have to reboot. I have had to reset the Generic Host Process for Win32 Services back to "BLOCKED" and do a WINDOWS SYSTEM RESTORE back one
day to get rid of this problem.

This also means I cannot get my emails dowloaded through Outlook Express again.
I get the following message:
A time-out occurred while communicating with the server. Account: 'pop.tiscali.co.uk',
Server: 'smtp.tiscali.co.uk', Protocol: SMTP, Port: 25, Secure(SSL): No,
Error Number: 0x800CCC19

Can anyone please help me get through this problem. I am using Windows XP Media Centre edition and Bullguard v7.0 security.

All help very much appreciated.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:37 18 Feb 2007

click here

1. This is a possible corruption of the pop3uidl file. Close your internet connection and all programs. Search for the file pop3uidl and delete it. Reconnect and it should work.

2. Repeat step 1 with a reboot before you check your mail again.

3. You may have a corrupt or a very large file attachment on the mailserver. Large file attachments, mail that are missing headers, or mail that do not conform to the mail RFC's can cause this.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Honor 9 Lite review

How Social Media has Propelled Political Graphic Design and Art in the Last Decade

The best kids apps for iPhone & iPad 2018

HomePod d’Apple : date de sortie, prix et fiche technique