Unable to send e-mails or open Messenger

  plb1972 19:39 20 Jul 06

I am able to open gmail and recieve e-mails, but cannot send any. I cannot access hotmail or MSM messenger either, and I cannot upload images to the net.

Does anyone have any ideas on what the problem could be?

  skidzy 19:43 20 Jul 06

Have you tried briefly turning your firewall off,make sure you turn it back on.You may need to configure your firewall if you have installed a new one or had an update.

Hope this helps

  plb1972 19:46 20 Jul 06

Tried the firewall, no joy with that.

  skidzy 19:55 20 Jul 06

Are you using Internet Explorer,maybe trying these and see if any luck. click here
click here at least if these work,we will know a repair of IE is needed.

  plb1972 20:00 20 Jul 06

I use both IE and Firefox side by side (still a bit skeptical of Firefox). With Firefox, I cannot even get into my Gmail account.

  skidzy 20:10 20 Jul 06

Personally i cannot fault Firefox after 4 months of use,but thats not the problem.

Maybe trying an IE repair first. click here

Is your gmail linked to Outlook/Outlook express ?

Some tips in this link

click here
click here

These may help.

  terryf 20:20 20 Jul 06


  plb1972 15:41 21 Jul 06

yeah, got my gmail linked into Outlook, still no joy with that either.

Any other ideas?

  Lady Lara 20:43 21 Jul 06


  skidzy 21:01 21 Jul 06

is it outlook or outlook express

  plb1972 17:34 22 Jul 06

It is outlook. Again, it recieves packets from gmail, but is unable to send them.

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