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W98 niggly probs

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by crusader, Dec 5, 2001.

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  1. crusader

    crusader Thread Starter

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    Hi, I was wondering if anyone can help me with the following, all connected to Outlook express.
    My connection is BT Internet and I pay monthly to use after 6pm. Therefore the daytime connection is pay per minute. If I connect in the day and go into outlook to collect my e mails, even though I go to file and uncheck ‘work off line’, as soon as my mail is received it disconnects me, and the tick is back next to ‘work off line’?
    I have no problems with the evening connection?
    Also on opening OE I get the message Internet Explorer cannot open Internet Site http://www.freeserve.com/email/outlook/infopane.htm?
    All I do is click ok then it is fine, but irritating?
    Hope you can help and thank you in anticipation.
     
  2. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

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    Hi Crusader,

    Start Outlook Express.
    Click the Tools menu, then click Options.
    Click the Connection tab. Now is there a checkmark in the option Hang up after sending and receiving?
    If so, remove it.

    As for your second problem, start by doing this:

    Shut down Internet Explorer and Outlook Express.
    Go to Control Panel/Internet, and clear your temporary Internet Files.
    Click on Settings/show files, and delete all cookies there.

    Reboot.

    Now do you still get the message?
     
  3. Rollin' Rog

    Rollin' Rog

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    Welcome to TSG Crusader, I see TonyKlein has responded; for follow-ups though I think this would be best placed in the Web and Email forum, so I'm going to move the thread there.
     
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