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I cannot send emails using Outlook Express!
Thread poster: Francesca moletta

Francesca moletta
Italy
Local time: 07:30
English to Italian
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Nov 28, 2006

Hi all,

I'm experiencing this problem since yesterday.

I simply cannot send emails using OE.

I have 2 accounts, one is a proz-based account and the other one is a yahoo account.

I have an error message when trying to send emails from both accounts.

I double checked the server properties for both, retyped them.

Nothing changed

Any clue?

thanks in advance

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2006-11-28 09:59]


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Spencer Allman
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:30
Finnish to English
One or two things.. Nov 28, 2006

1. Reboot

2. Contact the server; the fault is probably there

3. Apart from that, await better informed opinions fropm others at ProZ


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Francesca moletta
Italy
Local time: 07:30
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thanks Spencer Nov 28, 2006

Spencer Allman wrote:

1. Reboot

2. Contact the server; the fault is probably there

3. Apart from that, await better informed opinions fropm others at ProZ


I don't think it depends on the server, since I CAN send messages using the web-based account.

The problem relies on OE.


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Oscar Martin
Spain
Local time: 07:30
English to Spanish
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Outlook Expres Nov 28, 2006

You can use another email software such as Thunderbird, which is free and works really well.

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Cécile Lambert
Local time: 07:30
Italian to French
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are you with Tele2? Nov 28, 2006

Hello Francesca,

I had the same problem yesterday with my yahoo account. My italian provider Tele2 changed the mail options and for the mail sent changed the configuration from 25 to 587 ( to prevent spam they say). That's why you receive e-mail but can't send them.
You must also changed the smtp configuration and write smtp.mail.yahoo.it instead of your provider smtp.
It does work!


Bye

Cécile


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Francesca moletta
Italy
Local time: 07:30
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yes I'm with tele2 Nov 28, 2006

Cécile Lambert wrote:

Hello Francesca,

I had the same problem yesterday with my yahoo account. My italian provider Tele2 changed the mail options and for the mail sent changed the configuration from 25 to 587 ( to prevent spam they say). That's why you receive e-mail but can't send them.
You must also changed the smtp configuration and write smtp.mail.yahoo.it instead of your provider smtp.
It does work!


Bye

Cécile


Thanks a lot Cécile!

I solved the problem thanks to your hints!

A hug

Francesca


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