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Re: totally off topic email question



On Tuesday 02 January 2007 21:06, Dave Stevens wrote:
>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-1.5.0.9 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?
>
Humm, she's been using OE I believe, I've seen the emails sitting onscreen 
on the other box.

I have the old drive connected here, so I can look it over to determine 
this, but I'd need to know where I'd find it on that drive.  Its xp-sp2 
on that drive I have here.

>dave
>
>> --
>> Cheers, Gene
>> "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
>>  soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
>> -Ed Howdershelt (Author)
>> Yahoo.com and AOL/TW attorneys please note, additions to the above
>> message by Gene Heskett are:
>> Copyright 2006 by Maurice Eugene Heskett, all rights reserved.
>>
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-- 
Cheers, Gene
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
 soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
Yahoo.com and AOL/TW attorneys please note, additions to the above
message by Gene Heskett are:
Copyright 2006 by Maurice Eugene Heskett, all rights reserved.


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