Anyone know how to get MS Outlook to download emails from a networked machine. The PC i want to download them to is connected to the internet via the main pc in the house, everything on it works ok except my daughter can't download her emails Also for some reason the lastest MS Update which is for MS Outlook won't install Thanks
So she hasn`t used that machine before? In which case you need to manually set it up. You need her ISP`s pop3 (Incoming) server details and your isp`s smtp (outgoing) server details if she wants to send from this machine.Plus of course her user name and ID.
If this is a temporary arrangement I suggest that she ticks the advanced option to "save a copy on the server" - then she can download the full set of messages on her primary machine.
If you are using Outlook in preference to Outlook Express and the account is still there under Tools>e-mail accounts it should be easy to determine what the problem is. First get the machine connected to the internet.
Go to "view or change e-mail accounts" and highlight the previous account by clicking on it then select change. Make a note of the settings just in case. Now select Test Account settings and make a note of the errors - they will give you a clue as to what`s wrong.
If you are using Outlook Express, again make a note of the existing settings (You can`t test the settings)and check them against those provided by your ISP`s. Post back and someone will advise you - let us know who the respective ISP`s are at the same time.
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