Using outlook ex. on home network

  GANDALF <|:-)> 23:48 29 Nov 03
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Message from Hondagrad..............attention all network wizards!!!!!!

OK, this is the situation. We have two computers running XP. (one is a pentium4 2Ghz and the other is a pentium 2, 350mhz) They are connected using 2 NIC cards and cable. The network works hunky-dory, each computer can see each other and share files....no problemo.

However, on the 2nd computer Outlook express will not receive or send emails. It is configured to the same account as the main computer and the 'connect using LAN' box is ticked and all we get is...........'The host 'pop.virgin.net' could not be found. Please verify that you have entered the server name correctly. Account: 'pop.virgin.net', Server: 'pop.virgin.net', Protocol: POP3, Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 11001, Error Number: 0x800CCC0D'. Are we missing something obvious here?

G

  Jester2K II 23:51 29 Nov 03

Its mail.virgin.net and mail.virgin.net not pop...

  Jester2K II 23:51 29 Nov 03
  Djohn 23:53 29 Nov 03

Think it shoud be just

virgin.net

and not pop.virgin.net. j.

  Djohn 23:55 29 Nov 03

Yep! I went to the same page as jester, but forgot the mail bit. :o(

  GANDALF <|:-)> 00:03 30 Nov 03

Forgot to say that we are on BB. The OE account on the main computer is set as pop.virgin.net and smtp.virgin.net and it works...getting confused now. Changed the mail settings to mail.virgin.net but same message occurs.

G

just checked the email from Virgin when Richard connected and the settngs are pop and smtp.

  powerless 00:10 30 Nov 03

AV Installed? lemme guess AVG?

Turn it off and see what she does,

  powerless 00:11 30 Nov 03

ICF on?

  GANDALF <|:-)> 00:16 30 Nov 03

How did you guess that it was AVG? ;-)) Turned off and no ICF.

G

  Jester2K II 00:19 30 Nov 03

For Tiscali but can adapt to Virgin.net

click here

MS says

click here

  GANDALF <|:-)> 00:26 30 Nov 03

tried the cmd command but got 'cannot connect etc.' Have double checked the settings and they are the same as the main computer. :-((((

G

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