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Hotmail (via Outlook Express 6) mail delay/failure when sending to Yahoo and Hotmail

Question: Hotmail (via Outlook Express 6) mail delay/failure when sending to Yahoo and Hotmail

For the past week, since 8/18/2004, E-mail that I send to Yahoo and Hotmail via Outlook Express 6, is being delayed. It is only certain addresses. It is taking up to 2 days and occassionally there is a mail failure. Hotmail sends me messages that the mail is being delayed and not to resend, but the recipient never receives it. My E-mail address is not blocked. When I send via internet, all is well. I have no other problems sending or recieivng to others.

Any thoughts?

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Windows XP Professional, 512MB RAM, Outlook Express 6.0.For the last few weeks, my OE can't seem to send my emails to any users with or addresses.  ALL such messages come back with delivery errors from the Mail Delivery Subsystem.  Start of error message reads:  The following addresses had permanent fatal errors.  Message also sometimes contains: Deferred Warning: message still undelivered after 4 hours  This has only developed recently, and I have not knowingly added any new software or made major changes for some time.PLEASE can someone help with this?  It is important that I am able to send to yahoo & hotmail users asap.  Thanks.  Barry

Answer:Outlook Express not sending to Yahoo & Hotmail addresses

Outlook is able to send emails to non yahoo or hotmail addresses right? If that is the case I don't think the problem is with Outlook Express. It is more likely to be either a problem with your email provider or with Yahoo and Hotmail. I suggest you contact your email provider and ask them if they're having problems.

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For only the last week or so my mail has been staying on the Hotmail server and is not sent to my Outlook mailbox. As far as I know I haven't changed any settings or anything. When this started happening, I would get the occasional one or two emails come through and not the usual 20 - 40. Now they are all sitting on the Hotmail server when I go through from Internet Explorer.

I use a MacBook Air OS X.


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Can anyone tell a learner in simple terms please if it is possible for me to set up my Outlook Express to receive and send Yahoo mail Also maybe Hotmail?
Heard you have to pay.

Answer:Yahoo and Hotmail to Outlook Express 6

Heard you have to pay.Click to expand...

Yup, you heard right. If you had Hotmail/Outlook Express before October, then you would still have it. But any new hook-ups require paying.;[LN];878462

Yahoo! discontinued POP3 a long time ago. But there is donationware available you might be interested in, YPOPS. Check here:


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I am having some trouble with my Yahoo and Hotmail accounts. I can open mail in Yahoo but can't delete it. I can't even open any email at Hotmail. It seems when I click on a button online the browser doesn't go anywhere. I tried various things suggested in this forum but nothing seems to work. Please help me. My computer is working great now that you guys helped me last week. I am extremely grateful!!

Answer:Can't delete Hotmail or Yahoo mail and can't open Hotmail

Lots of people have problems with Yahoo and Hotmail accounts. The most common causes seem to be cookie rejection, incorrect firewall settings, and/or an overly aggressive and intrusive firewall like ZoneAlarm that does a lot of things without asking.

Are you able to access the email accounts from a computer at another location? (other house, library, etc.)

Did you recently change any settings in a program or install a new program or a new version of or update for one, especially some security program (firewall, antivirus, etc.)?

Do you have a router?

Is your trash folder overfull?

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I have been using BT for my emails for years now and never had problems using their for web-mail and outlook 2007 on my computer. Following BT not using yahoo anymore and now just using BT Mail I installed the Hotmail Outlook Connector, so I can use as web-email. I created a Mapi account in Outlook and copied all my contacts into it. I also created some additional send/receive e-mail addresses in, they are BT sub accounts. They are showing up in both and outlook 2007.
The problem I have that and outlook 2007 will not send emails.
They either are stuck in the outbox or they come back with the following messages. The first one tells me "not to resend" as the mail is delayed.
1. FW: Delivery Status Notification (Delay)
Subject: Delivery Status Notification (Delay)
This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification.
Then I get delivery report saying the email cannot be delivered.
2. This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification.
Unable to deliver message to the following recipients, due to being unable to connect successfully to the destination mail server.
Alternatively, I get
3. This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification.
Delivery to the following recipients failed.
I have no problem receiving emails.
It is not just email addresses, it can be anyone i.e. [email pro... Read more

Answer:Outlook 2007 not sending mail after installing the Hotmail Outlook Connector

If you have installed Outlook connector then you are not using via webmail but are using Outlook 2007 for it. Webmail is through your browser. You should not be having any problems sending via the browser. You can also log into BT using the browser and send.
But coming back to your original problem I'm not sure why you set up a MAPI account or how you did it and the problem may well lie there. Suggest that you delete the hotmail/outlook account in Outlook and start again. You can back up the received emails first. The account should be an Exchange Activesync type.

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I am using Windows XP and have a hotmail account with MSN. I use Outlook Express. I am receiving emails, apparently with no problem, but am unable to send anything. The following message appears:
Protocol:HTTPMail,Server Response:Forbidden,Port O,Secure(SSL):
N,Server Error:703,Error Number: 0x800CCC33

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I've just found out that I can't send mail using my Hotmail account to other Hotmail addresses but can recieve mail OK. It will send to my address and to gmail etc. and even back to myself at hotmail. By trial and error I've found it was my signature I was adding ( a gif). Deleting this solved the problem. Hope this can help anybody else who's had a problem recently.

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I use both Virgin and Hotmail accounts with OE, but how do I send messages through my Hotmail, as at the moment Virgin are having problems??

Answer:sending mail via Hotmail

Go to the msn hotmail web site and log in to create the e-mail message on line.

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Have WindowsXP Service pack2 (laptop Dell Inspiron 6000) for 2 years recently signed with Bell Sympatico I discover that I cannot continue with my old hotmail account without installing Windows Defender (I did) and then going for info to... HTTP.// googled this and found hundreds of confused entries. Apparently you have to PAY now to use your Outlet Express to access Hotmail...This they tell you on the last line of the agreement. Question: Can I get around this requirement? I do not trust MSN anymore and hesitate downloading a more recent version of IE. any suggestions??

Answer:Outlet Express & sending Hotmail FREE??

That has been the case with hotmail for some time now - also yahoo charge to.

If you want a new account, try gmail (googlemail )its a great system and you can use outlook/outlookexpress with it for free to

I think you can just sign up at google these days , you used to need an invitation, if you want an invitation, PM me with your first Name, last Name and an Emaill address and i'll invite you

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I'm sure I have something going on in my MSN hotmail. All my contacts are getting emails from me that I don't send. I have a MacPro, installed Norton for Macs and ran a scan which returned NO VIRUSES!!!! I'm feeling pretty frustrated. I don't know if Norton scanned the email during the full scan...or if I'm just doing something wrong. Any help would be great

Answer:Hotmail sending e-mail w/virus

If you haven't changed your password, change it now.How do you know when a politician is lying? His mouth is moving.

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I normally use outlook express for mailing and when I want to send a picture I can drag and drop it to the email. As I cannot send via OE i am using Hotmail to send (i can receive ok) but if I drag and drop to hotmail the message and attachment open in OE and, of course, it wont send. I have an engineer coming next week but would like to send attachments sooner. can anyone tell me how to attach to hotmail please. It`s a bit beyond my limited knowledge. Meshuga.

Answer:Sending attachments in mail using Hotmail.

When composing your message click the Attach button (paperclip Icon), select File. On the next screen, click the Browse button, navigate to find the file, click on it then on the Open button.Then click "OK" or "OK and add another".Finally, click Send.

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What is your recommended action when your hotmail is sending spam mail to everyone?
i heard Skype associating hotmail can be one at fault, probably some bot.
(closing hotmail account might not work either)

Sounds like 4 tracking cookies were at fault,
discovered after trying another antispyware other than Malwarebytes.
(what i find weird is: how could these tracking cookies not be removed by ccleaner)

Answer:Hotmail sending spam mail

I doubt that tracking cookies were to blame.

CCleaner will leave cookies that are associated with your Favorites/Bookmarks if you tell it to.

If the SPAM was sent to those that you have listed in your Hotmail account contacts, then it sounds like someone or something gained access to that account. One solution might be to change your password and not keep contacts in the account. Keep contacts in a separate document - then copy/paste as needed. I know that is not convenient, but it has worked for some users that I support. (They came up with the idea. I did not suggest it to them. It has worked for them.)

The more e-mails people forward around, the greater the chances are that their e-mail address will be harvested. (But that does not give the bad guys your list of ALL contacts - unless you forwarded something to ALL contacts.) Sometimes you will see a list of e-mail addresses in the body of the forwarded e-mail. Some e-mail forwards bounce around for years. If the e-mail passes thru a compromised e-mail server, then those e-mail addresses can get harvested. SPAM can be sent using any/all of those harvested e-mail addresses as the fake/spoofed sender address.

You might want to create a post in the security sub-forum and let them help you scan your computer.

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Hi everybody,
I have noticed my hotmail few days ago started sending spam mail to all my contacts, mail such as:
"Learn How to Make Money Online Fast"
I dont know if it is related to the "linkedin" accident or not but still I have now changed the password,

can you please help me find out how to get rid of whatever I got?

Thanks a lot

I did run HijackThis and I have the logfile:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 08:06:26, on 2012-06-09
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Programmi\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\sched.exe
C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\ePerformance\MemCheck.exe
C:\Programmi\BillP Studios\WinPatrol\winpatrol.exe
C:\Program... Read more

Answer:Hotmail sending spam mail by itself!

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below I will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the ... Read more

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Ok hi.

I have this weird issue when I try to send e-mails using Hotmail.

I think this just started happening a few weeks ago.

I mainly use Firefox for my internet browser.

But when I use MSN messenger and it alerts me that I received an e-mail if I click on that link then it opens it up in a Internet Explorer page.

Anyways I can read all the e-mails other people send me fine.

But when I reply or even create an e-mail from scratch to send sometimes it sends with NO TEZT! All the text dissapears and all the people get is a message with a subject and no text.

This actually occurs weather I use Firefox or Internet Explorer.

My theory is that when I click to compose and email or reply sometimes the page will load with errors and PLUS the tool bar for editing my message (with like larger text, colour, emoticons, etc) will: A.) Not show up!! or B.) No VISIBLE icons will show up but there will be a section for tool options and if i click on an area it will let me do the operation but I can't see it until i click on it!
so please, please tell me what might be the issue and how I can fix this.

and if you need anymore info let me know!

Thank you very much.

Answer:Hotmail E-Mail Sending Problem

Anyone have any ideas how to fix this? Please.

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My hotmail is sending spam - don't know if it's a virus on my laptop or my account has been compromised

Fairly new laptop - Mozilla freezes up a lot and crashes but I put that down to the size of the laptop

DDS scans posted and attached - (gmer report from scan last week attached will update with new one asap)

Thanks in advance

DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Run by VIP at 21:25:24 on 2011-09-25
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.511.30 [GMT 9.5:30]
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {EDB4FA23-53B8-4AFA-8C5D-99752CCA7095}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\msseces.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
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Answer:hotmail sending spam mail

Welcome to TSF.

I'm K27 and I am currently reviewing your log.

Please DO NOT run any scans/tools/fixes on your own as this will conflict with the tools we are going to use.

Please Print or Save to Notepad all instructions and please follow them carefully and if there's something you don't understand or that will not work please let me know and we will go through it together.

Please DO NOT use this system for anything apart from visiting this forum and other sites I direct you too, as this will only make the cleanup process all the more difficult.

Please subscribe to this thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted. To do this click Thread Tools, then click Subscribe to this Thread. Make sure it is set to Instant Notification, then click Subscribe.

Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don't hear from you within three days this thread will be closed. This is to free up my time so as to continue to help others. If you need longer to reply, then that is fine, but please to let me know.

Using a Known Clean Computer, please change the hotmail password to something of at least eight charterers with a mixture of upper and lower case nutters and a few numbers.

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
alternate download link 1
alternate download link 2

MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that... Read more

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My friends are getting messages advertising a web site,from my hotmail address,i am not sending them,can i do anything,or do i need close the account.Thank You.

Answer:Friends Get hotmail e mail from me,im not sending

Run all your Anti-everything programs, you probably have Malware or virus. You could also change your hotmail Password.

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I deactivated a hotmail account and now "it" is sending spam e-mails to people that were on my list and to my work e-mail. Help!

Answer:deactivated hotmail account is sending e-mail

It's not deactivated if emails are being sent.How do you know when a politician is lying? His mouth is moving.

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Every time I send an email from my windows live mail account to a hotmail account it shows as sent but the person is not receiving it
I can send to gmail and i can send any other emails but just not hotmail
Any idea why this is happening and a solution please

Answer:sending from windows live mail to hotmail

Can you ping their address?

Try "WinKey + R" , "PING".....

Do you get a reply from their main?

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I?m sending out junk mail such as :
Be lazy, double your cash Howdy! I have a story to share with you, its about a not known town single mother who lost her job in 2009 and found a way to make enough in 2010 to buy a house of her own for her kids.
She was on the news a couple of times, but never shared with anyone how she actually managed it. This person was a well known friend of the family who relieved her secrets to me later on last july because I was in a tough break-up and I just bought a new scion last month with the cash I made.
She changed though, we're no longer friends so i've decided to share her secret with everyone. She did me dirty so i'm returning the favor ;) Anyways, she made around $4600 a month on a SLOW month.
I made around 2800 doing lazy work in the beginning, now I average 6100 a month. Ha!suggest you follow my path and roll in the hard money in 2011! get on n
Question - How i can cancel sending out junk mail ? it?s automatic and sends e-mails like this every day .

Answer:My hotmail sending out junk mail to everyone who´s at my friend list

Hotmail Portal

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Which is better Hotmail or Yahoo mail

Answer:Hotmail or Yahoo mail ?

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Will some one please confirm these sites work. (make sure to try to login)

any anything like,, or anything that requires a live account login.

*sigh* I suck.

BTW I think it is my ISP. QWEST! GRRRRR

Answer:Hotmail and yahoo mail down?

i got qwest dsl at our lake cabin and it will not do hotmail either. This is northern MN btw. Sometimes i could get it later at night. I had to use my phone to check my msn mail.

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Question: hotmail yahoo mail

about ten days ago i received a notice that my hotmail account was blocked i went to microsoft they aske some questions and said in 24 hours send a code to unlock if i was the owner the code went to spam but then i located it ansered questions put in code would not work ... at this time i have another request to microsoft to unlock it however the code was to be cent to my yahoo mail account now i can not get in to yahoo on my pc.. I can send a mail from another email account to yahoo and it will show on my apple iphone and i can read it this is not true for hotmail account it says error password in correct, ami infected i can see one email being a problem but not another could use some advice on how to proceedthanks in advanceEDIT:Moved from Am I infected~~boopme

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Hello areaInovice and Welcome -Sorry that we were a bit slow to reply to this very important post - I think I have only bad news for you - From your basic description of the situation, I can only say "you responded to a Fake Scam Email" - I get these emails about every week and delete them.At this time you Must save any contacts that you have and send a direct email to Both Yahoo! and Hotmail to request that your accounts be cancelled now -Do not use any of the contact methods that you were sent, as these are all FAKEThis is also the time to contact your banks or credit unions and ask for your Credit Cards etc. to be changed, or account names / numbers be changed.You may have accidentally given these people important data, like your Name, Address, and other personal information that can be used to scam you.I am not attempting to scare you beyond the fact that you have already been scammed by international thieves, who do this as a living.My Yahoo! account had another message yesterday that my account was almost full, but with only 500 inbox and 500 outbox items this is wrong -Yahoo! has virtually unlimited storage and will Never send you these messages, you never posted to M/soft but a Scammer who now has your email account You can try the FBI contact for Scams, sorry I do not have details, as I am in Australia, and we use another method to contact our Federal Police.Again I can only say sorry that this was not answered earlier, but I think it was sent t... Read more

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Hi everyone,
i just got a new computer 3 days ago and the internet seemed to be working fine the first night. However by the 2nd day i couldn't log into msn, hotmail or yahoo mail, however could still access websites with no problem. Every time i attempted it would either say that "username does not exist" or "password incorrect". But i asked my friends to log in and they could get in fine.
I was wondering if you had any suggestions?
Thanks in advance.

Answer:Can't log into hotmail, yahoo mail or msn

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I hope you can help, I have Hot mail I use for my email, I send emails to several people, some with Outlook express, that they receive. My elderly Mom has Outlook express and anything I send to her from my hot mail, She doesn't receive. I also have an Outlook express acct that I don't use (but have kept it open) because I get 20 to 50 plus spams a day. I've sent My Mom a note on that one and she receives it! I even checked my Mom's Outlook to make sure there were no blocks on it and there isn't any. I would appreciate any help!


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For no apparent reason I can no longer send or receive mail from one of my Hotmail accounts in Windows Live Mail. I am getting the message:

Cannot send or receive messages from the account .....(my Hotmail-account).
Serverfault: 4102
Server: ''
Windows Live Mail Fault-id: 0x8DE00001

No problems when I access the Hotmail-account directly.
What shall I do? Thank you in advance!

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I have had a free hotmail account for like 8yrs now, its the one email all my contacts know. I have an SBCYAHOO email account that came with my DSL. I cant use hotmail with my outlook 2003 but i can use it with yahoo. is there a program or app that i can use to automatically forward my hotmail emails over to my yahoo email or merge the 2 accounts?

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Even typing this here, it is impossilby slow: I type, but the characters don't show up. In Yahoo, I have to wait approx. 7 secs per CHARACTER to see anything; I deleted some files somewhere in my pc, bthat I thought I wouldn't need: I somehow had gotten a massaive aount of sex ad popoups on my ppc, so maybe I dleeted something when I was clearing all that out... Anyway, I can use my word porcessing okay, but ANY of my e-mial accts: Hotmail, Yahoo, Onebox, Ureadh: they all are very, very, very slow. In ONe box, when I click on the folders,k the wrong folder shows up, or the folder contents dosnt' show at all. (Sorry\ for the spelling errors: I can't see what I'm typing here....)
Anyway, WHAT THE HECK COULD BE GOING ON??? Do I need more memory, or...???

(Thaniking everyone in advance for their help..)

~ps~ I have Windows 95.

Answer:Yahoo, Hotmail other e-mail loads s-l-o-w-l-y

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Please help me to review this hjt log file, in order to fix my internet web security pages access problem, many thanks in advance =)

here it is:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 01:48:15 p.m., on 29/11/2005
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\Archivos de programa\Archivos comunes\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Archivos comunes\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Archivos comunes\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Archivos comunes\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Archivos comunes\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Archivos comunes\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasDtServ.exe
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Answer:can´t log in hotmail, yahoo mail etc,

Hi and Welcome to TSF

Before attacking an adware/spyware problem with hijackthis make sure you have already run the following tools. Download and update the databases on each program before running. Ad-Aware? SE Personal Edition
*Note* For Ad-AwareSE also install the VX2 Addon Cleaner To run this tool once Adaware is updated click on Add-ons in the lefthand column. Select VX2 Cleaner V2.0 and click Run Tool. Click "OK" , then, if something is found, click "Clean" as in the directions given. Click "Close", and exit Ad-Aware.
Spybot Search & Destroy

Also make sure you are using the the latest version (1.99.1) of HijackThis and it's installed in it's own folder on the root drive. (C:\HJT)

Perform an online scan with Internet Explorer with Panda ActiveScan
** click on "Free use ActiveScan" located on the top right hand corner Click Scan your PC & a 'pop up' window shall appear. *ensure that your pop up blocker doesn't block it
Click Scan Now
Enter your e-mail address & click Scan Now ...begins downloading 8 MB Panda's ActiveX controls
Begin the scan by selecting My Computer If it finds any malware, it will offer you a report.
Click on see report. Then click Save report
Please post that log in your next reply.

To address your login issue...try this...

Try this - with all browser windows closed, Go to Start->Run and copy and paste each of the following, hitting ok after each:
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Iam allowed to login, but as soon as either email homepage displays, I am booted out and resirected to a spyware search page, as if I were searching for spyware blocking downloads. This only happens with these 2 pages?!?!?

I am running on Windows XP, IE 6.0. I have SpyBlocs 2.0 on my system. Didn't have any problems until last night.

Answer:cannot access hotmail or yahoo mail

i can almost guarantee that you've (ironically) got spyware/adware that is messing with IE. i've had several problems with these wares when i go to certain websites and then get directed to some unknown search engine.

i'd recommend downloading ad-aware 6 and spy-bot search and destroy

i'm sure they'll catch something

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Hi, since yesterday only works yahoo messenger and msn messenger, not that it happens with the mail , I am sure that they are not virus, spy,adware in my computer, clone xp pro, whithout sp1, Netscape 7.2 it says "The Document contains no Data", FireFox says the same thing, I.E. 6 it never finishes loading "The page cannot be shown", other sites work well, any help is thanked, sorry for my english, I write from ecuador my type of connection is ADSL 128 x 32, I have been reading which also happens in other countrys, uruguay, argentina, etc. see you.

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I'm having loads of problems with my PC, too many to mention here. It all started a few weeks ago when I could not sign in to my Hotmail account. I panicked and started to uninstall firewalls, BT security centre etc. but to no avail. I then found I could not re-install them. So at the moment I can log in to MSN but not Hotmail. The same applies to BT Yahoo. I'm sure it is something to do with IE6. I had Spybot search and destroy also, which I un-installed. I tried to re-install it, but it failed (IE did not recognise the publisher) any ideas?

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After installing VZO software the above stopped working, I just get an unable to connect. Steps taken to correct the issue to no avail:
System Restore
Uninstalled vzo
upgraded yahoo
dns flush
disabled firewall- still did not work
lowered security settings

This happens in both firefox and IE
Appreciate the assistance!

Answer:Cannot use yahoo messenger, mail,hotmail,msn

What errors do you get?

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I have a customer that cannot access either her Yahoo webmail or her hotmail using Internet Explorer. She is running XP Home with SP2. Firefox will allow her to connect to the web mail sites without a problem. Any ideas on how to fix IE?

Answer:Can't access Yahoo or hotmail mail using IE

Hi in IE>tools>internet options>clean out all temp internet files..cookies..history..include online content..
IE fix..
More info.

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I use Outlook 2002 and Word 2002 as my e-mail editor. Whenever I send a message (HTML format) to a hotmail account it adds extra line spacing when it reaches the other end. I do not get the same problem if I don't use Word as my e-mail editor. Does anyone know how to fix this? It mainly seems to happen with hotmail, but also some other e-mail accounts.

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OS - Windows XP
Browsers: IE7 & Firefox

Don't know exactly when this began but, within the last couple weeks, on my home PC (HP Pavillion)... I get either of the following message types "Active X is not enabled" or "you must enable Active Scripting to view this page etc." when browsing to various sites or web pages...

This happens on the following sites - all of which were functioning fine for the last 3-4 months since installing IE7.

MSN Hotmail - I can not even log in now... tells me Active scripting or Active X not enabled
Yahoo mail - the latest version not beta - now I can only login to their old email version.
Windows Update - web site - tells me I don't have Active X enabled so I can't view the page.

Here's a run down on the history and what I have tried so far---

--I have not made any recent changes to OS and since this occured I even uninstalled the last SP to see if that helped to no avail...
--I have made sure all my internet options settings have Active scripting enabled and Active X...
--I even went as far as adding each of these sites to my "trusted Sites" which made no difference either
--Re-verified all my tools/ internet options settings and rebooted etc.. repeatedly now
--Assumed it was something messed up with IE7 - so I installed FireFox and began browsing with Firefox - rebooted to be safe and... still the exact same errors
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Answer:Now unable to open MSN hotmail, Yahoo mail

Any antivirus, antispyware, firewall or realtime scanner installed? Have you checked them yet?

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So I did a quick Google, and it looks like the only way to sync one's Yahoo Mail account to Apple's is to upgrade to the paid version to allow POP access. Is there any work around to get my Yahoo e-mail to sync up with without upgrading that I've missed in my searched?

Also, I know there was a plug-in for Mail that worked with Tiger to sync up a Hotmail (or Windows Live, I guess now) mail account to, but I couldn't find the plug-in up and running with Leopard, is there one? Or is there another way to get my Windows Live mail account synced with Mail?

Any help would be appreciated?

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Dear all

For the past 12 days I haven't been able to access neither one account from yahoo! nor another one from Coincidently both are my main e-mail accounts . Each problem started within a few hours from each other, and I hadn't done anything to the laptop's system configuration or changed my internet connection's specifications, anything.

What happens is the following:

At Using IE 6.0:
(1) type name and password,
(2) a little window appears, stating: "You are about to view pages over a secure connection. Any information you exchange with this site cannot be viewed by anyone else on the Web."
(3) Press OK
(4) the browser is blank, and stays like that
With Netscape 7.2 it's completely ok, though.

(1) type name and password

With IE 6.0:
(2) a white-background page appears, full of black characters of all sorts.

With Netscape 7.2:
(2) a little window appears with the message "The file "login" is of type application/octet-stream, and Netscape does not know how to handle this file type. This file is located at:
What should Netscape do with this file?
Open it with the default application
Open it with (waiting for a programs' name)
Save it to disk"

In both hotmail and yahoo! cases, the problem only happens with my laptop and at home, as in uni's computer labs or anywhere else I've tried it's ok. Relaxing IE's secur... Read more

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Hi AllI am a newbie, been lurking here for a bit and the forums are very informative! Thought I would share an unusual problem.About 6 months ago I no longer was able to reply to any emails in Yahoo while using Interent Explorer, The rest of Yahoo Mail works fine, I can read emails, move them, compose new ones, but when I click to reply to an email, I get a weird screen that is mostly blank.Prior to that I could not log in to Hotmail with Internet Explorer at all anymore, Could not get the login page to ever even load on my puter. This is only on my personal computer (windows xp home)did not have any other problems surfing the web or on other sites, I dl's firefox and have no problems with it on the same email acct's, also I can use different computers running IE and reply to emails fine in Yahoo and sign in to Hotmail.anyone ever heard of this? I routinely run Spybot and Adaware, below is a hijack this log.kathyLogfile of HijackThis v1.98.2Scan saved at 11:22:44 AM, on 5/2/2005Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro&#... Read more

Answer:IE problem when using Yahoo Mail and Hotmail, Can't reply to

Hello Kathy23 and welcome to the BC forums. You are currently running an older version of HijackThis. Please click on the link below and download the most current version:HijackThis_sfx.exeDelete your current HijackThis.exe file and double-click on the file you just downloaded and then click on the Unzip button to install the newer version. It will be installed to the C:\Program Files\HijackThis\ directory by default.Start HijackThis and perform a new scan. Post your new log file back here as a relpy to this topic and I will review it when it comes in.OT

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os95 r2,
recently removed zone alarm,and installed sygate. I can't access hotmail/yahoo mail.

any suggestions? I've RTFM and must be misunderstanding something.

Answer:Sygate Personal v5.6 +hotmail/yahoo mail.,

Can you access these with Sygate turned off?
Launch Sygate and click on applications: you will see a list of applications and the access you have permitted for each and adjust them. You could also clear your traffic log, then attempt to access each, and then review the log to see what is happening.

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I know they are currently updating there service but has anyone got a work around? or solution?

Answer:Web based yahoo mail NOT receiving hotmail

Fiddled with options..

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Hey! What's up?

So, I set up a limited account for my roommate on my computer, but for some reason, she can't sign into hotmail or Yahoo mail - it doesn't matter which browser she uses (IE or Firefox), all she gets when she enters her email addy and password is "This page cannot be displayed" (in IE) or "Unable to connect" in Firefox.

I tried my email addresses and got the same thing. I have no problem signing into Myspace or Livejournal or any other password-accessible sites, I have no problem surfing the internet, and I have no problem signing into my email using MY account on XP (which is an administrator account). But for some reason, those sites will not allow us to check our email on a limited account.

Any thoughts? Thanks for your feedback.

Answer:Unable to use Hotmail or Yahoo Mail on XP limited account

Just a wee bump, in order to maybe get fresh eyes looking at this problem.

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I realise that this post has been on many forums and that the answer should be already out there, but i have tried most of the suggestions and i'm at a bit of a loss!

I have been experiencing problems accessing some websites, for example:
- (stays on 'opening page' in status bar)
- (continue appears on title bar but no page appears)
- MSN messenger (will not sign in, too busy error)
- Opera browser shows same problems
- Barclays online banking service

my PC is a fujitsu simens Amilo M laptop with the following spec:
- 1.7 Ghz centrino processor
- 512MB ram
- Internet access via wireless router and ADSL connection through AOL
- MTU for ADSL connection >1400
- Windows XP Pro with SP2 and fully updated on windows update
- Internet explorer v6.0.2900.2180 sp2
- All internet explorer add ons turned off
- MTU for adapter used >1400

I have read several similar posts on other forums and followed their advice, but to no avail.

I have so far tried:
- Spyware checks (microsoft antispyware, ad aware, spybot) all clear
- virus checked (antivir fully updated)
- Increased MTU for both router and wireless net card
- Ping for 100% loss
- Ping for 0% loss ~60ms average
- System restore to a working time (unsucessful)
- Cleared browser cache and cookies
- Added etc to trusted zones
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Answer:Cannot access microsoft, hotmail or yahoo mail websites

Your log appears clean....

Please run an online scan at
Make sure you click the ?Free Online Virus Scan? in the upper right hand corner of the page under the Free use Activescan header. We do NOT want the default spyXposer scan.
Once it has finished save the activescan log. Then post that log in your next post.

Download: StartDreck

Unzip to its own folder and start the program:
Press 'Config'
Press 'Mark All'

UN-Check the 'NT-Services & NT-Kernel...' boxes only:
Press 'Ok'

Press 'Save' and select the location to save the log file (default is the same folder as the application)

Post the log in this thread..

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I have not been here in a while as I have been pretty much problem free..
Until yesterday..
When I went to sign in to my windows live account, It said something to the effect that my account was blocked because of reports of spam activities.
It advised me to change my password, which I did, set up mobile phone number verification, which I did (again ), and lastly, changed my secret question.

Then i was able to login and i looked in my hotmail to see if there was any suspicious activities left behind by a hacker.
There did not seem yo be any indication that things were disturbed.
As my hotmail has no contact list, there were only meassages from the hotmail team ect.
As I primarily use yahoo mail to get my messages, I use skydrive primarily to archive and share Big files that I cant send in email.
My problem is that my hotmail thinks it my yahoo mail, because when I signed up for skydrive/windows live, that is the email address I used to set up hotmail.

Is this right?
I sent a test e mail to my yahoo from hotmail to see what my actual hotmail asddress was..
It says it's yahoo mail, my yahoo mail. even in the headers it says it was sent from yahoo, my yahoo mial.

so I thought that would be the end of it.

Today I logged in to hotmail and see that there are a bunch of messages in my sent folder.
Also messages to people i have previosuly sent mail to in hotmail. I looked at the messges, and they all said something like this:
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Answer:Solved: Big problem hotmail spoofing my yahoo mail

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(1) I am using Windows XP SP2 P4, 80g, 1024 ram, Broadband cable ISP, when using Hotmail or Yahoo mail no email messages will open, can't file or delete email messages in either Hotmail or Yahoo mail. I tried my older 2nd computer and was able to access and Delete messages in Hotmail.

I ran AD-Aware se, AVG antiVirus, and the AntiVirus program that is furnished of my Cable ISP. My system is clean. Before the free software I had on my computer NortonSystemWorks 2003, and NAV2003. Uninstalled Norton thru Add&Remove but still have some of Norton in the Program files.

(2) From teh START menu I have RUN. Then my Search when I try to access to open it, its blank I have no way to search files and folders.

(3) I also have AOL, (uninstalled from my computer) but over the weekend when I would try to launch the AOL sign on screen it would only initialize and never give me the place for screen name and password. (I called AOL they told me to uninstall AOL 9.0 and install AOL 8.0 and use it for a coupel weeks and that might clear up my problem.
Thats when i started useing Hotmail and Yahoo mail.

Can anyone help with my problem with MSN because I also can't use Windows Update because it won't' open either.


Answer:When using Hotmail or Yahoo mail no email messages will open

Here is current HijackThis Scan:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 11:39:31 PM, on 11/17/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLDial.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Program Files\America Online 9.0\aoltray.exe
C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\MA101 USB Adapter Configuration Utility\WlanMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Charter High-Speed Security Suite\Anti-Virus\fsgk32st.exe
C:\Program Files\Charter High-Speed Security Suite\backweb\3528733\program\fsbwsys.exe
C:\Program Files\Charter High-Speed Security Suite\Anti-Virus\FSGK32.EXE
C:\Program Files\Charter High-Speed Security Suite\backweb\3528733\Program\fspex.exe
C:\Program Files\Charter High-Speed Security Suite\Common\FSMA32.EXE
C:\Program Files\Charter High-Speed Security Suite\Anti-Virus\fssm32.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Ghost\GhostStartService.exe
C:\Program Files\Charter High-Speed Securit... Read more

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I know there are lots of popper programs and such, but I get too confused. I don't want to use Outlook. Could someone tell me what to download (YPOPS or whatever I need?) and how to set it up to pull the mail into gmail from my hotmail and yahoo accounts?

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I ran Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and it found 38 Vundo files that Spyware Doctor missed.I recently removed all kind of virus junk from my computer. Now everything works fine except when I go online. I can go to Yahoo! but cannot access any links on that page or Yahoo! Mail. The same is true for MSN. When surfing, I can access some websites but others I cannot. I've used various anti-virus/spyware tools but nothing is detected. I've also used registry booster 2 and registry mechanic. Nothing works. Please help!!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:39:37 PM, on 7/25/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WG311v3\WinDomainlogon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsAuxs.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsSvc.exe
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When you try to access your email using Windows Live Hotmail, Yahoo!, or Gmail, Internet Explorer may hang or crash.
Incorrect date and time settings on your PC can cause problems accessing web-based email servers. Make sure that the date and time settings are correct on your PC.
You can do so manually of download Fix It from KB2483955.

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How do I set up Outlook 2003 so I can view all my email accounts? When I try to do it I get stuck at the first stage where there are options for selecting POP3, IMAP, HTTP etc. I'm on ntl 2k broadband and have a and a email account. Thanks.

Answer:Merging yahoo and hotmail accounts into outlook

click here

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I am running Windows XP Professional 2002 and Microsoft Office 2003 (Outlook 2003)

I was using the older version of Outlook Connector to access my Hotmail account, but recently it said that I needed to upgrade it. The automatic upgrade did not work properly, so I manually removed/un-installed the old Outlook Connector, removed the hotmail account within Outlook, and I also removed a bunch of hotmail.ost files hanging around that seemed to have no data in them (in C:\Documents and Settings\Default\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook) - I believe they were formed when I was going through all the problems with the supposedly automatic upgrade).

Then I manually downloaded and installed the newest version 14.1 for 32-bit and through the Outlook connector interface within Outlook, re-added the Hotmail account. But now when I try to click on any Hotmail folder, the following error message appears:
"Unable to display the folder. Microsoft Office Outlook could not access the specified folder location."

So I feel like I am back at square one and not sure how to get the Connector to start connecting. Thanks for any advice.

Answer:Solved: Outlook Hotmail Connector unable to connect to Hotmail

Amazingly, I finally found the answer in another forum, of course only after I went to the trouble of making my earlier posting.

SETTING THE HOTMAIL ACCOUNT AS THE DEFAULT EMAIL ACCOUNT solves the accessing problem. I hope this can help some other poor souls out there!

I know some people have multiple hotmail accounts that they want to sync up with Outlook, and have no idea what to do in that case, but if you only have one account, this seems to work.

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Are existing hotmail email addreses compatible with Outlook Express with my email data being stored on the web like it is on click here?

Answer:Hotmail with Outlook Express

Hotmail will work with OE.

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I just set up my hotmail account in Outlook Express (6.0) but when I try to download the folders, I keep getting this prompt every few seconds:

It's driving me crazy. I don't know whether its my computer, my internet connection, Hotmail or OE that's causing this to happen. I previously have been able to successfully create my Hotmail account in OE, but it doesn't seem to work this time around.

Any help will be greatly appreciated!

Answer:Hotmail in Outlook Express

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Is it possible to set a Hotmail accaount up in Out. Xpress? I am reading that MSoft have made this no longer possible. Does this then mean that the only way to set it up would be with Win Live mail or praps Thunderbird?

Answer:Outlook Express - Hotmail

Don't know if they have stopped it for new email addresses, I collect my old free Hotmail in Outlook Express
My server requires authentication: Ticked
Outgoing: 587
SSL: Ticked
Incoming (POP3): 995
SSL: Ticked

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Is this possible and if so how?Thanks.

Answer:Hotmail to MS Outlook/Express

Try this - click here

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I have OE6 which I use for my @verizon account. I just opened an account with hotmail & would like to know if there is a way to view it with oe6 so that i don' have to logon to hm each time i want to check my mail there.


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I have windows live hotmail and if possible how can i get my e-mails to go from windows live hotmail into my outlook express. this is the only e-mail I have and if i can get it to work in my outlook express i would like to.. Is there a way to do that?

Answer:outlook express & hotmail

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Hi gangI am set up to use my Googlemail in OE which is handy if I want to protect my personal addie.Can I do the same with Hotmail, if so how.

Answer:Can I use Hotmail in Outlook Express.

Yes, just get yourself a hotmail adress.

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I guess this question has been asked before, (sorry), but how can I be notified and to view my Hotmail e-mail from my Outlook Express?

Answer:Hotmail to Outlook Express

For Notification, I believe the only way to receive it would be with MSN Messenger.

As for actually checking Hotmail email with OE, that's not a problem at all.

In OE, goto tools-accounts-mail tab-add-mail-

set your display name
set your email address (use hotmail address of course

switch incoming mail server to http
switch the http mail service provider to hotmail

fill in your username (your hotmail email address)
fill in your password
check "remember password"

and then you are done with that part

let OE download the folders from hotmail.

then in the OE folders pane, right click on hotmail and go to properties.

Then you must decide if you want your hotmail account to be checked everytime you check your other email if you have another email.

If you only want to check your hotmail when you manually click to receive it, then uncheck "included this account when receiving or synchronizing"

Then you are done with that part.

Now go back to the OE folders pane and left click on hotmail.

uncheck the syncronization boxes for all folders.

Now if you want to check your hotmail email, click on the little arrow next to the send/recv button and select hotmail.

You should be set then.

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Is it possible to use Ootlook Express to download MSN Hotmail messages/

Answer:MSN Hotmail - MS Outlook Express

Yes, but provided that your account was created before febuary

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I use OE6 to check all my email accounts and it works fine with all of them including Hotmail (I am told Outlook express doesn't support that anymore for anyone who'd like to use that option now but it does for people that have been using in the past).

The problem is that I can only check one hotmail account while I have three of them. The strange thing is that on my laptop I can access all three with no problems. I can't see any difference in the settings.
Can anyone help to find out what could the cause be?

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does anyone else like to check their hotmail accounts in outlook express? i found it very easy with regard my, but fail each time i try to setup my account. the address i have tried is regards Tony

Answer:hotmail in outlook express


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I would like to check my Hotmail account from Outlook Express. Since they're from the same company, I figured it would be easy. Wrong! When I open and follow through with the requested information, it eventually asks if I want POP3/HTML/etc. I pick HTML and then it asks for the address of the POP3 server. I try inputing the URL for hotmail, but it fails when sending/receiving. Has anyone configured Outlook Express to do this????

Answer:Outlook Express & Hotmail

What version of Outlook Express are you using? I recommand version 5 or 5.1. After selecting HTML you should select Hotmail, the POP3 option should be grayed out.


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Hi, I have added my hotmail addresses to Outlook Express 6. i want to be able to use OE6 from home to retrieve my messages, but also log onto hotmail from work to check them.

I have been told that I can leave a copy of my messages on Hotmail by using the OE6 mail Properties options and then the 'Advanced' tab, when I do this, I dont have an Advanced tab. I onle have General, Server, Connection and Security.

Is there any other way I can change my settings to retrieve messages through OE6 and also leave them on hotmail.

Any help appreciated!

Answer:Outlook Express 6 and Hotmail

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Incoming messages to my outllok express are being forwarded to an old(obsolete) hotmail address.This results in people who send me mail receiving messages saying that mail undeliverable due to hotmail account non existant.In Outlook express there is no Hotmail account set up in the Tools>Accounts.

Answer:outlook express to hotmail

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Is there a way to view Hotmail in Outlook Express which is my mail manager? I can't seem to find any information how to do it.


Answer:Hotmail in Outlook Express

The last time I checked, if you have a free Hotmail account, it only permits web browser access and Outlook Express will not work with it. The paid Hotmail accounts did permit POP3/SMTP access with any e-mail client.

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I have recently formatted my hard drive and am now having problems with outlook express. Before, I could download and send emails from my hotmail account via Outlook and I have never paid for a yearly subscription to hotmail. Now, I am using the same settings but it is failing to log in to my account and constantly asking to verify my user name and password. All the FAQ's in hotmail suggest that I need to shed out ?14.99 a year for this privilege. Is there any other way around this as it was working perfectly fine last week?

Answer:Hotmail In Outlook Express

Hi jimmie1978,Follow the instructions in This Micro$oft article and Hotmail will be working fine again.

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Can I make outlook express receive mail from my hotmail account?

Answer:Hotmail & outlook express

click here

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I did a search for "outlook express add email account"
I'd like to add my hotmail account to outlook.

Some threads touched on the fact you need an upgraded version of hotmail to add an account, is this true?

I know i can go to tools then add email account etc. it's when i get to incomnig and outgoing server i'm not sure what to do. i noticed in other threads there is instructions as to what to with a yahoo account, but i couldnt find a hotmail walk through.

any suggestions?


Answer:Hotmail in Outlook Express HELP

Give a link. Explain how. Or dont. I think were all starting to prefer you simply DONT.

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It is possible to configure Outlook Express to receive e-mail from both a hotmail account and another domain account? Would you just create another identity to do this?

Answer:outlook express and hotmail

Just create a new account (Tools, Accounts, Add, but you need to know the mail server names

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i hope someone can address this. i have met one other that this happened to exactly.
i originally tried to open a msn hotmail account. it made me download a new msn browser. then i couldnt log on. i called msn and they said well get rid of the new browser. i did and it solved the logging on problem but now i cant get into my outlook express account. any ideas, girard

Answer:hotmail:outlook express

Hotmail is known as "web-based email". That means they "store" your email account on the internet.

Outlook Express is an email program that is designed to "store" your email on your PC.

Do you have an internet service provider.

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I have recently added my hotmail acccount to my version of OE (5.5) with no difficulty, using Tools - Accounts - Add

In trying to repeat this for a friend I found that although she also uses Win98, and the same versions of IE (5.0) and OE (5.5) as I do I was unable to succeed. The screen in OE which asked if you wished to retain the same internet connection did not appear on her system and if I selected HTTP and entered Hotmail it then says that this is not a valid server.

Can anyone tell me why this happens and how to get round the problem.


Answer:Outlook Express and Hotmail

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can i get my hotmail e-mails to come to outlook express 2000

Answer:Hotmail and outlook express

Yes you can - just remember your email is not a pop3 account (http I think)

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Is there a way to import Hotmail into Outlook Express? When I open Outlook and click on "import", Hotmail is not an option. Is there another way to access Hotmail via Outlook?

Answer:Outlook Express and Hotmail

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How can I set up my computer to read hotmail through outlook express?

Answer:hotmail through outlook express

click hereThis will NOT work with a recently set-up free account.

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I'm trying to retrive my mail from Hotmail with Outlook Express and I'm getting this message: This service does not currently work with Outlook Express, I been using Outlook to retrive Hotmail for 2 years with no problems, I don't know what's wrong, Are other people having the same problem?

Answer:Hotmail with Outlook Express

OE with Hotmail is working just fine.

You can try one thing. Remove the Hotmail account and re-configure OE for hotmail.

You can do this from Tools > Accounts.

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Have just upgraded to Hotmail Plus partly to enable me to add the account to Outlook Express and Incredimail. I configured Outlook Express as per click here but when it tries to connect I get the following error..."Unable to poll for new messages on your HTTP server. Account: 'Hotmail', Server: 'click here', Protocol: HTTPMail, Server Response: 'Authorization Required', Port: 0, Secure(SSL): No, Error Number: 0x800CCC32"Any ideas please?

Answer:Outlook Express cannot get Hotmail Plus...

Some things to try click here

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Outlook express has stopped functioning - it receives mail OK but though it sends it from the outbox ( I can see it in mail sent) - it never gets to the recipiant. When I log on to hotmail direct (i.e. not through Outlook Express) it works OK.

Answer:outlook express hotmail

The mail via outlook express was delivered today - 3 days later? Any ideas why it is taking 3 days

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OK, this is not a huge problem, but it's driving me nuts for quite some time.
Ever since I've changed my ISP, my Outlook Express (version 5) won't download emails from my hotmail account.
I've double checked my network settings, which must be right as Outlook has no problem downloading from my local server.
When tryimg for hotmail, I get this this error message:
Unable to poll for new messages on your HTTP server. Account: 'Hotmail', Server: '',Protocol: HTTPMail, Server Response: 'Bad Request', Port: 0, Secure(SSL): No, Error Number: 0x800CCC31
Please Help!!!


Answer:Hotmail in Outlook Express

Take a look at the links below and let us know what happens.

<a href=> Link 1</a> <a href=>Link 2</a> <a href=>Link 3</a>

Let us know what happens.

[Edited by Bryan on 08-16-2001 at 10:51 AM]

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i am using windows xp home and outlook express 6how do i configure hotmail to use outlook expressie, what are the settings for pop3, smtp ect.thanks for any advice.

Answer:hotmail thru outlook express

you set up the account you should beable to select hotmail when you do the account then just enter your password and username and you can go from there

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i just started using outlook express, but i also use hotmail. my mem uses outlook express all the time but often gets errors and cant check her mail. is outlook express a better email client? or should i stick with regular old hotmail???

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How can you configure outlook express to download e-mail's to your computer and not read them from the web.



Answer:Outlook Express - Hotmail

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In Outlook Express 5, there is a way to sign up for a new Hotmail account and get your messages through Outlook Express. But since I allready have a hotmail account, I don't want to sign up for a new one. So does anybody know any way to get an old hotmail account into Outlook? Thanks in Advance.

Answer:Outlook Express and Hotmail

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Is it possible to use my hotmail e-mail address in Outlook Express? If so how do I do it? Thanks.

Answer:Hotmail In Outlook Express

HiIt would be much easer to use Windows Live Mailclick hereGet multiple e-mail accounts in one program ? Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo!* and more

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I was told by MS that the protocol would be changed so that I would not be able to send/receive hotmail emails after 30 June, and I should use Windows Live Mail. Well I have not DL it, and OE is still working OK with hotmail.Please let me know if you are finding hotmail is still working for you? Thanks David


I thought mine was continuing to work after the deadline, but it stopped yesterday pm (3 July). OE still appears to check Hot-mail, and reports No Messages even when there are - so it doesn't report an error. I guess they are "switching people off" in stages?

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Microsoft have just told me that it will no longer be possible to access Hotmail via Outlook Express from 30 june 2008.They've proffered Windows Live Mail as an alternative.Anyone using it already as a preference?

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In theory Windows Live Mail is a good idea. However, to me the biggest drawback is that the Contacts (mail recipients) are merged into one file, so if you have mail accounts for specific purposes, you will have to set up a convoluted grouping system. The grouping was too labour-intensive for me to do so I have stuck with my years-old multi-systems. I also found that there is a lot of messing around if you use different signatures for different accounts.

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I've gotten mixed results in trying to determine if Hotmail is still compatible with Outlook Express.

I configured Outlook express to communicate with a Hotmail account and it worked well for several of weeks. Then after that it began erroring out. It just quit working all of a sudden and in fact did so right after two forwarded emails went to the 'outbox' and never left.

With one last attempt yesterday, OE downloaded 3 emails from Hotmail then errored out again. It still did not send out the 2 emails in the outbox.

Then I decided to remove the Hotmail account from OE. I hit the remove button and all of a sudden it downloaded all the emails in the Hotmail Inbox. After that the link was severed.

What is the reality of the matter? I don't want to spin anymore wheels on this but I would like to be able to use OE. It is the only client I know of that will link Windows Fax and Picture Viewer to attached photos.

This on a Laptop running a fresh reload of Win xp w/service pack 3

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Not being very wise in the field of e-mails, I need a second e-mail address to be able to use a freebie on both my main PC and my laptop. Same user ID won't be accepted on both!
Can I send & receive the startup mails using hotmail? That will probably be the only time I will use it as my b/band ISP gives me a full user name and p/word facility.
Hope this makes sense?

Answer:Hotmail & Outlook Express

You can send and receive email with Hotmail, as soon as you set up an account. To keep the email address, you have to login to it at least once a month, or it will automatically be cancelled.
I hope this helps with your question.

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I'm just curious as to why OE doesn't have the Junk Mail function like Hotmail? They're both Microsoft programs. Wouldn't that solve a lot of the junk mail problems for OE users? I mean it's so easy to use and it's very effective. Does any one have any thoughts on that?

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Hi all,This is one thing that is really buggin me, can you configure outlook express to load up a Hotmail/MSN acount? If so how?Tom.

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I using outlook express with my hot-mail account how can i make it take emails i've read off the hot-mail server and into my computer

Answer:hotmail with outlook express

Create a folder in the Local Folders section
Highlight local folders
Click File | New Folder
Give it a name
Go to the Hotmail section of OE and open it
Highlight the emails you want to be saved locally and drag them to the folder that you just created

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ive got a account, how can i set it up in outlook express?? if its not free, is there a way to use hotmail with outlookk express for FREE?

Answer:How to use outlook express with hotmail???

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