funny message on boot up

  holly polly 09:57 17 Jun 2003

running me no problems as such ,recently on boot up right at end i get a message with a big red cross informing me that STMP component is not connected ,what does this mean please?

  VoG® 10:12 17 Jun 2003

Assuming that you mis-typed the error click here

  Lú-tzé 10:14 17 Jun 2003

smtp: simple mail transfer protocol

It is for sending emails - have you had a virus which is trying to send emails now? It might be a good idea to run a scan with the latest definitons.

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