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Email not transmitted or received at times

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by wsr168, Feb 15, 2003.

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  1. wsr168

    wsr168 Thread Starter

    Feb 15, 2003
    We have had an ongoing problem with our email account. We seem to "lose" incoming and outgoing email. When we did a test and sent 5 emails to 10 people using various email (eg. Outlook, yahoo, hotmail, etc) 32% of them were not received, or the replies were not received by us. This is causing many problems as we rely on our email for important communication at times.

    We are using Windows 98 Second Edition, IE 5.5, Outlook Express, and have 2 computers networked with wireless networking.
  2. jmatt


    Apr 7, 2000
    You can repair IE or try another email client to isolate the problem .

    Try choice 2 .

    W95 you have 3 choices . With W98 , if you have IE5.1 or higher & you
    still have IE4 installed the following applies . No IE4 only 2 choices .
    IE5.5 if over the top of 5.1 , offers 3 choices .

    You can install IE5.1 straight over 4 . A big feature with IE5 is that
    it can be repaired without uninstalling . Here is how to do it . Open
    Control Panel , Add / Remove , click on Microsoft Internet Explorer ,
    then click on add / remove down the bottom . This opens a window with
    3 choices .

    Choice 1. Add , insert your IE5 install program & you can find other
    items you may not have installed 1st time .

    Choice 2. Repair , fixes problems that may crop up with IE5 / Outlook

    Choice 3. If unfixable , removes IE5 & goes back to IE4 , now if you
    want to you can reinstall IE5 or a later version or another browser
    altogether .

    No Microsoft Internet Explorer in Control Panel !
    Start > Run , key in msinfo32 and press Enter . Click on Tools > IE Repair Tool or Start >
    Programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Information . Click on Tools > IE Repair Tool .

    Internet Explorer Repair tool from a command prompt:
    Click Start , and then click Run .
    In the Open box, type the following command, and then click OK :
    rundll32 setupwbv.dll,IE5Maintenance "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Setup\SETUP.EXE" /g "C:\WINDOWS\IE Uninstall Log.Txt"
    NOTE : This command is case sensitive.


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