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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by kisota, Apr 1, 2004.

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  1. kisota

    kisota Thread Starter

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    I have 2 computers networked, one is a Compaq using Windows 98, and the other is a Compaq using Xp. I very seldom get any E-Mail on the one using XP, just when it wants to go there. All the E-mail goes to the one with Windows 98 on it. This just started happing, can someone tell me why? We used to get the same E-Mails on both Computers. I use Incredamail on the Xp, and Outlook Express on the Windows 89. I tried to use Outlook Express on both, but it wouldn't work..

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    Kisota
     
  2. snappy_31

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    Outlook express will work on them it just takes some fiddling to get accounts set up properly .. are you using a router if so then the web Email server address will have to be the full address not a partial as if they were directly hooked up. ex
    incoming mail servers are usually pretty simple but behind a router it has to be like
    pop.blah.blah.blah.blah.blah.com - sorry about the blah's but they are all diff.
    This you would have to obtain for your ISP.
    If the first PC is directly connected to the ISP and a second NIC card is feeding the 2nd PC then the first PC will be simple and second PC will need the full address .. like I said it is possible just some messing around
    Peter
     
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