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frankwelson

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Hi.
Im using outlook express on my computer and the anti virus software im using is McAfee.
When ever i try to send emails it gives me an error message "Protocol error." This error message appears when the emails are getting scanned before going out of my computer.

Can any one help........?
 

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frankwelson said:
Hi.
Im using outlook express on my computer
NOT on a Vista machine, are you sure that you are NOT running Outlook from the Office package or is it Windows Mail?

Also I will NOT use McAfee and would remove it and get a different AV program, I also will not use Norton's.
 

frankwelson

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Hey, thx for replyin....

Dave i want to come out of this issue with McAfee still on my computer....
I love McAfee u know.... Can u plz help...........?
:confused:
 

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DaveA's point there, which you missed, I think, is that you cannot be running Outlook Express on a Vista OS, - it won't work! You must mean Windows Mail?
The Antivirus, is Dave's personal observation, with which I agree. Both are very heavy programs wih a tendency to use resources.
Both AVGFree and Avast (the "free" editions) work entirely to my satisfaction. Checked in the past against heavyweight Anti.virus programs, I have not seen any problems.
If indeed, you have managed to install OE on Vista, that alone might explain the problem you are having.
 

frankwelson

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Hey...

Im sorry it is web mail account.. Im so sorry guys....

Can any one help me....
 

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OK. So you are running Windows Mail. It cannot pick up on Webmail. I recommend you download windows Live mail (free) which I suspect will eventually be the Vista standard. It hosts multi accounts, including web mail, and has several better functions.
 

frankwelson

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ok... dats a great idea....
but could u plz tell me where will i get the windws live mail from....?
is it very expensive....?
 
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