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Outlook express send recieve problem.

by Tony one / February 28, 2007 6:31 AM PST

When I open outlook express and click send receive, a box appears with my correct email address and pass word dot filled.The server incoming mail address is not the correct one.By going into tools-accounts-prefrences-servers,I can put correct incoming mail server in the relavent box and cure the problem,but the next time I start the computer, I have the same problem all over again. Any help would be great. Thanks

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OE problem...
by Papa Echo / February 28, 2007 8:54 PM PST

The incoming server address is not the same - how different ? Can you receive mail anyway ? Do you have an anti-virus program which scans in-coming mail ? If so, the anti-virus program probably diverts mail, and so changes the adddress, to its "proxy mail server" for scanning purposes.

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OE problem
by Tony one / March 1, 2007 4:37 AM PST
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Hello Papa Echo,the server name is completley different,it is all digits.I use McAfee security which has caused no problems for the last 5 months.The problem started on 25th feb 07.Windows XP is the operating system.Thanks, Tony.

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All numbers....
by Papa Echo / March 1, 2007 5:55 AM PST
In reply to: OE problem

Do you mean the numbers are like an IP address, e.g. 123.45.6.0 ? If so, try "tracing the address. With Internet connected, open a command prompt (Start>Run->cmd ) and type in tracert www. numbers, where numbers is the changed address.

Once again, can you receive mail despite the changed address ?

To solve the problem quickly, try system restore to before 25th Feb.

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OE problem.
by Tony one / March 2, 2007 5:24 AM PST
In reply to: All numbers....

Hi.Iam unable to receive mailwith the changed address.I have also tried system restore to a point before the problem arose but to no avail.The changed address is like an IP address.

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127.0.0.1
by BTJustice / March 4, 2007 3:58 PM PST
In reply to: OE problem.

Is it 127.0.0.1? This is the localhost server created by McAfee. I would uninstall McAfee, reboot, correct the server, reboot, and install a better anti-virus program like NOD32.

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