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I use OE (latest version). I use BT broadband with bt's yahoo pop3 mail. I have two pcs (1 laptop and 1 desktop) connected to the internet via a Belkin ADSL modem with wireless G router. My laptop is connected using a wireless Belkin adapter.
My email has wokred fine for years. When I changed to using the Belkin system 3 months ago, it still worked fine. Then yesterday, when I tried to send a reply email, it would not send with Norton Security saying my server had disconnected.
I tried a test email, without any content. The email was sent fine. But as soon as I put more than a few words in the email, the same problem occured.
I uninstalled Norton. But the email would not send and I got
"Your server has unexpectedly terminated the connection. Possible causes for this include server problems, network problems, or a long period of inactivity. Subject 'Re: email probs', Account: 'writing', Server: 'mail.btinternet.com', Protocol: SMTP, Port: 25, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10053, Error Number: 0x800CCC0F"
I assumed it must be the server. But BT insisted it was OE - it must be corrupted.
So I tried using OE on my son's computer - same problem. I assumed OE could not be corrupted on both computers, so I set up a new pop3 account on OE. Again, same problem.
So it's not BT.
The only thing left is the modem, which both pcs use to connect.
How could a modem be causing this problem? Both pcs connect to the internet fine.
This doesn't make sense to me. If anyone could suggest a cure, I would be very grateful.
yes, all the account setting are right (having spent several hours on the phone with BT)
I've tried using Thunderbird - that doesn't work either. I've also tried using a different modem. It connects to the interent fine - but I just can't send email properly.
This is crazy.
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