Internet and OE connections

  phil.smith 17:32 14 Dec 2003

When I log on to Internet or Outlook Express I get a message Invalid user name or password and yet if I then try to connect with the other ie Internet if I tried OE or OE if I tried Internet it will connect and then I can go back to what I originally wanted. I'm using XP home and IE6 and OE6 - any thoughts?
I recently updated Windows Messanger service will this affect it and what exactly does WM do?

  Diodorus Siculus 17:44 14 Dec 2003

Why not create a shortcut to the DUN connection on your desktop; then use this shortcut to connect and after that open the internet explorer or Outlook express program.

(I really hope I understand your problem...)

  phil.smith 12:22 15 Dec 2003

How would I create the shortcut please?

  Diodorus Siculus 12:54 15 Dec 2003

Open dial up networking, right click on the relevant connection and choose "create shortcut".

Or simply drag and drop onto the desktop.

  phil.smith 14:07 15 Dec 2003

Thanks for your help Diodorus Siculus
Have a very merry Christmas

  Stuartli 14:27 15 Dec 2003

IE and OE interact with configuration - perhaps you haven't enabled one or the other as your Default browser or e-mail program.

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