Cannot receive emails

  [DELETED] 23:40 29 Nov 2003

A friend has recently started having trouble receiving emails, she uses OE6 on Win ME.
She can send fine, SMTP and POP3 server settings are correct, timeouts have been lengthened.

Any other suggestions would be most welcome.

  [DELETED] 23:42 29 Nov 2003

error messages?

  [DELETED] 23:43 29 Nov 2003

oh and ISP?

  [DELETED] 08:58 30 Nov 2003

could this be it? i am having the same trouble

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  [DELETED] 09:20 30 Nov 2003

are you sure here settings are correct?

Is the account name correct? Some accounts have to have the user name with a + sign if there e-mail address is different from the original set up i.e.

if the original e-mail address was [email protected] and theres was [email protected], you would therefore have to change the account name to someone+myname

does that make sense Chris?

What is the ISP?


  [DELETED] 09:37 30 Nov 2003

Just had this from her:

There was a problem logging onto your mail server. Your Password was rejected. Account: '', Server: '', Protocol: POP3, Server Response: '-ERR [AUTH] Invalid login', Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Server Error: 0x800CCC90, Error Number: 0x800CCC92

So I reckon she has not got the POP3 address in correctly?? What do you reckon?

Thanks for the help guys..

  Diodorus Siculus 09:47 30 Nov 2003

1 - ensure that the correct pop3 server is entered.

2 - ensure that the correct username is entered - sometimes it needs to be the whole email address, othertimes only that which is before the @ sign.

3 - ensure that the password is correct.

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  [DELETED] 10:02 30 Nov 2003

Thanks people, working on all this good info now, will let you know how we get on...

  [DELETED] 11:36 30 Nov 2003

Taint me matey :o)

  [DELETED] 18:32 30 Nov 2003

sorry chris


  [DELETED] 23:01 30 Nov 2003

Thanks all, she got it sorted, had to change username to full email addy.

Keep up the good work!


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