Outlook Express automatically disconnects from Net

  mickmoran61 00:13 06 Dec 2004
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I have never had a problem with Outlook Express(OE),but lately it has started to disconnect itself from the Net.
I have two e-mail addresses running on OE, one is my local ISP and the other is Hotmail. When I run OE lately, it receives my local ISP e-mails OK and downloads "headers" from Hotmail and then (annoyingly) disconnects from the net. If I want to look at my Hotmail e-mails, I have to click on that folder and reconnect to the net.

I use Windows XP (Home) and a dial-up connection to the internet. I recently installed an internet accelerator called "Onspeed"

Michael

  THE TERMINATOR 00:34 06 Dec 2004

Open OE and click on the tools menu and then options. Then click on the connection tab, and disable HANG UP AFTER SENDING AND RECEIVING....TT

  mickmoran61 18:37 06 Dec 2004

Thanks TT. Your help has done the trick. I don't remember checking that option in OE.

Michael

  THE TERMINATOR 22:45 06 Dec 2004

No you probably didn't, but Windows did it for you(hence most problems) that's why it "nearly works"....TT

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