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Re: totally off topic email question

Quoting Gene Heskett <gene heskett verizon net>:

> Greetings all;
> Running on empty here, but I said I'd ask.  This same neighbor has bought 
> an acer lappy, widescreen.
> She is using an email address at yahoo & has for years.  I've spent an 
> hour already this evening trying to get thunderbird- to connect 
> and suck the email we can see sitting there if we log in through the web 
> page portal.
> We know the username, and she knows her password, and we've refreshed it 
> several times without effect.  We have 
> tried 'yahoomail.om' 'mail.yahoo.com' and plain old 'yahoo.com' for the 
> two servers, pop for sucking, and smtp for sending.  Thunderbird says its 
> connected regardless of the name, but doesn't suck the messages down when 
> told to, it connects, and slides the green bar across and back for about 
> 40 seconds, but nothing else happens.
> So can someone clarify for me, the names of the  pop and smtp servers at 
> yahoo.  Or how to make t-bird verbose enough to tell us whats wrong?

has your friend purchased pop access? or is it just web mail?


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