I didn't listen to backup advice

  sgtdibble 22:37 16 Jun 04

I had a crash on my computer friday it lost 16 dll
files and had to have windows reinstalled so I lost all my settings pictures etc. I still have fault on my Outlook Express it is as follows
The host 'POP3' could not be found. verify you have entered server name correctly Account 'POP3'
server 'POP3'protocol: SMTP,port 25 secure (ssl):
no,socket error: 1101 error number:0x800CCC0D.
I run Win98se any ideas how to correct this please

  VoG II 22:42 16 Jun 04

click here may help

  ///A M G 22:43 16 Jun 04

System restore?
But Office 2003 and use Office Outook.
really you should of hit 'r' to repair the system.

Also, it mite be at the other end and not yours.

  bof:) 22:45 16 Jun 04

Hi sgtdibble,

if you open outlook express and go to....tools......accounts.......mail

have you anything in the box?

If not go to the home site of the internet user you are using and they should provide you with the settings you need.


  ///A M G 22:45 16 Jun 04


  THE TERMINATOR 22:45 16 Jun 04

have you tried your ISP support?

  VoG II 22:45 16 Jun 04

Windows 98 does not have System Restore nor an R to repair the system.

  sgtdibble 22:49 16 Jun 04

Thanks VoG that looks useful I will try tomorrow
///AMG I don't think I have system restore on Win98 do I? thanks Tom>>>

  sgtdibble 22:56 16 Jun 04

Hi Bof:) it just says POP3 error so I will try my ISP home page Thanks to Terminator who suggested same Thanks let you know how I get on it will be tomorrow bedtime you know thanks all Tom>>>

  harps1h 22:57 16 Jun 04

you need to go to your outlook express tools, account, then add a new account, in the boxes fill in pop.xxxxxxxxxxx whatever your provider is and the same for the smtp.xxxxxxx again the name of your provider, eg: mine is "pop.dsl.pipex.com" and "smtp.dsl.pipex.com"
these allow the computer to send and receive mail through outlook. just follow the step by step instructions as you go along and put in the appropriate information.

hope this is of some help

  ///A M G 23:05 16 Jun 04

oh well, i was just trying to help. But sorry I dont know as much as you.

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