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aol emails are coming back?

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by kimberly1965, Sep 20, 2003.

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  1. kimberly1965

    kimberly1965 Thread Starter

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    Everytime i send an email to someone with an aol email it comes back with this error message. (0bviously ive changed the email names)

    This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification.

    Delivery to the following recipients failed.

    name [email protected]





    Reporting-MTA: dns;hotmail.com
    Received-From-MTA: dns;mail.hotmail.com
    Arrival-Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2003 05:45:33 -0700

    Final-Recipient: rfc822;blah blah [email protected]
    Action: failed
    Status: 5.0.0
    Diagnostic-Code: smtp;500 SYNTAX ERROR, COMMAND UNRECOGNIZED
    LINE BY ITSELF
    ELP
    hich


    I get this with EVERY email i send to Aol, Im sending thru earthlink and hotmail?
    Help me please?
     
  2. Styxx

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    You've got to wonder if your address has been blocked by those users and/or your IP address has been blocked by those server operrators and/or, you've typed the addresses wrong.
     
  3. BillC

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    Here's a wild guess to add to the mix. When you say everytime,how many people with an aol address have you tried? With the new viruses going around, some of your contacts may have their e-mail boxes full and you aren't have a problem after all? Well, it's a thought.
     
  4. bassetman

    bassetman Moderator (deceased) - Gone but never forgotten

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    All the AOhell emails I send come back as unknown, but my friends still get them :rolleyes:
     
  5. kimberly1965

    kimberly1965 Thread Starter

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    Well, My contacts through AOL are my friends and family...so i know they dont have me blocked...(if they do..then i'm really sad!..LOL) but their mailbox's cant be full because AOL doesnt have a limit does it? YOu can send AOL big attachments and people get them, that is why i choose to send pics and stuff to people's Home ISP's rather than Hotmail or Yahoo because they have a limit. People say they are not getting mail from me. So i am not sure why I cannot email them.
     
  6. Styxx

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    All there's left for you to do then is call AOL Technical Support, as painful and time-consuming that may be, and see what's up from their end. If the addresses are being entered correctly, automatically or not, that's all you have left.

    Incidentally, AOL scans e-mail for virus trojan or variant now before it gets to you, but firewall service to stop hackers from messing your system in any way is still up to you. A great firewall called Sygate is available for free from http://download.com.com/3000-2092-10184369.html?tag=lst-0-1
     
  7. kimberly1965

    kimberly1965 Thread Starter

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    OK, that is what i will do...thank you so much for all your help...everyone..*S*
     
  8. crampy

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    i have the same problem with hotmail to aol when using oe or incredimail. all come back with error. if i use hotmails mailbox on their site it seems to deliver!! dont know why. can only presume its aol being arsey.
     
  9. bassetman

    bassetman Moderator (deceased) - Gone but never forgotten

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    crampy, I think you correctly diagnosed the problem! ;)

    BTW Welcome to TSG! :D
     
  10. crampy

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    jus read your earlier post bassetman. are you saying your hotmail to aol mail comes back unknown AND your contacts recieve the mail?
     
  11. bassetman

    bassetman Moderator (deceased) - Gone but never forgotten

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    Yup!

    I also meant I think you are right about this.
    AOhelL
     
  12. shadowcat

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    I used to have the problem until I figured out that all the first letters of the email name is capitalized, for example:

    [email protected] instead of [email protected].

    That solved my email problems with the people that I know who uses aol.
     
  13. bassetman

    bassetman Moderator (deceased) - Gone but never forgotten

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    Most email addys these days are case insensitive! :eek:
     
  14. kimberly1965

    kimberly1965 Thread Starter

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    My computer ended up crashing and i took it and got it fixed.
    It doesnt do that anymore.
    I had a virus on my computer.
    grrrr i hate that.
     
  15. bassetman

    bassetman Moderator (deceased) - Gone but never forgotten

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    Bummers! :eek:
     
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