Collecting emails from someone elses computer?

  [DELETED] 18:31 19 Jul 2003

My NTL broadband has gone down again. I am using a friends computer (on AOL) to try to collect my emails. When I log on to NTL using my ID and password all I get is "Session Invalid. This message occurs because you have either previusly logged out or your session has automatically timed out. Please click here to log in". When I do the "click here" bit I just get the same message. I have rung the NTL helpdesk 4 times today but no help is forthcoming. The NTL engineer is booked to arrive on Wednesday 23rd July sometime between 8am and 12noon. In the meantime I am using someone else's computer to log on to the internet. Fortunately, it is on a monthly sub so no phone bills. Anyone got any ideas or have had the same problem?

  [DELETED] 19:28 19 Jul 2003

Yes you can, as long as you use web mail. I sometimes use my mates computer on AOL to read my web mail on NTL.

  [DELETED] 19:31 19 Jul 2003

Thanks, didn't realise you could do that. j.

  [DELETED] 19:58 19 Jul 2003

If you want set up your computer to read, compose, save etc. your e-mails from another ISP while still running AOL you can install incredimail click here
and set it up to use your other isp account or any other accounts you have

  [DELETED] 13:33 20 Jul 2003

Thanks everyone. I have now set up AOL on my own computer. (which is what I am using now) I now have BB and Dialup. BB is still not working. AOL is fine and when I log in to my NTL account I can see that I have 18 emails, most of them from your responses. But... when I try to read any of them I get the same silly message as before. NTL reckons it's AOL timing out. AOL say they don't have a time out. So, no one is to blame?

  [DELETED] 14:36 20 Jul 2003

Many thanks Smiler for your info. regards "Incredimail", but this is just a temporary problem as I go broadband next week with "Zen". j.

  [DELETED] 11:28 21 Jul 2003

Just tried again with the same result. I think I will give up and wait till I get my BB back. Should be fixed Wednesday. Thanks everyone. Ticked.

  [DELETED] 19:57 23 Jul 2003

Saving info on this subject as my son is with NTL BB and his puter is out of action at mo. San

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