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I am having a problem configuring my eee pc to access my mail account. The computer is on line, from the work/mail page I enter name, e mail address, server type and server name, which then prompts me to enter a valid host name. I have double checked my inputs and even tried a different mail account and server name. All the details are correct, but Istill get "enter a valid host name". I would appreciate some help please. Graham

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    Program is Mozilla Thunderbird

    Operating sys is Linux

    ISP is Highway1, Perth western Australia

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Graham... what service provider do you use as well as the email program you are using to access your mail ?

Robert

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    Roberta Smith Sep 09, 2008

    thanks graham... i posted you a solution on the ask me thing. please let me know if this has resolved your problem... thanks





    Robert

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    Roberta Smith Sep 09, 2008

    POP3 (Incoming) mail.highway1.com.au
    SMTP (Outgoing) smtp.highway1.com.au

    if you have a stand alone account the email POP3 for incoming mail is mail.highway1.biz
    your user name and password should be exactly as they are for accessing your internet.

    if i can be of further assistance to you please don't hesitate to contact me...
    please rate the solution as well... thanks

    Robert

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    Roberta Smith Sep 09, 2008

    as well as the additional information i have sent you... make sure pop is selected during setup. i'll need to check further if your server uses tls or ssl authentication.



    Robert

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I cannot access my emails in my outlook account on my Toshiba CB50 Laptop it keeps saying theres a problem with my account why is this?


Solution: Make sure that your computer is connected to the Internet or your network. Use a Web browser to see whether you can access Internet sites. If you are on a local network, see whether you can access intranet sites. For information about checking the status of your network connections, see Mac OS Help. Solution: Verify that Outlook is online. On the Outlook menu, make sure that Work Offline is not checked. Cause: Some POP and IMAP e-mail accounts use an outgoing mail (SMTP) server that requires authentication. Solution: Turn on SMTP authentication for the POP or IMAP account. Some e-mail services, including MobileMe mail accounts, require authentication for their SMTP server. If you verify that all your account settings are correct, but you still can't send messages, try turning on SMTP authentication. On the Tools menu, click Accounts. In the left pane of the Accounts dialog box, select the account. Under Outgoing server, click More Options. On the Authentication pop-up menu, select the authentication type, and then enter your credentials as necessary. Cause: Your ISP or network has a firewall that blocks connections to your e-mail service's outgoing mail (SMTP) server. Solution: See if your ISP or network administrator can provide an alternative SMTP server to use for your POP or IMAP account. If you have the address of an alternative SMTP server, enter it in your account settings. On the Tools menu, click Accounts. In the left pane of the Accounts dialog box, select the account. In the Outgoing server box, type the server name or address. NOTE: If you use a laptop computer in multiple locations, such as at home and at work, the SMTP server that you use in one location may not work in other locations. Each Internet connection that you use may have a firewall with its own restrictions. Cause: Your credentials or account settings are incorrect. Solution: Verify that your account user name, password, and other settings are correct in Account preferences. On the Tools menu, click Accounts. In the left pane of the Accounts dialog box, select the account. Make sure that you have entered the correct e-mail address, user name, and password. If your account still does not work properly, check with your e-mail service provider for details about how to configure your account in a mail application. Your account may require that you use special settings such as Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to connect, or that you override the default port. Cause: Your network requires a proxy server to connect with the mail server. Solution: Specify a mail proxy server in your computer's System Preferences. If you use a network to connect to the Internet, you might have to specify a mail proxy server. Ask your network administrator for the correct settings for your mail proxy server. For instructions about how to enter these settings, see Mac OS Help. Cause: Your e-mail server is unavailable. Solution: Make sure that the mail server is online. If you successfully connected to the account before, the mail server might be offline. Contact your e-mail provider or network administrator to see whether the mail server is available.

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To Set Up Your E-mail Account in Microsoft Outlook


1:In Microsoft Outlook, select Tools > E-mail Accounts.
2: On the E-mail Accounts wizard window, select "Add a
new e-mail account" and click Next.
3: For your server type, select "POP3" and click Next
4: On the Internet E-mail Settings (POP3) window, enter
your information as follows:
Your Name
Enter your first and last name.
E-mail Address
Enter your e-mail address.
User Name
Enter your e-mail address, again.
Password
Enter the password you set up for your e-mail account.
Incoming mail server (POP3)
Enter pop.secureserver.net for your incoming mail server.
Outgoing mail server (SMTP)
Enter smtpout.secureserver.net for your outgoing mail server.
5: Click “more settings”. On the Internet E-mail Settings window, select
the "Outgoing Server" tab.
6. Select "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication."
7. If you did not change the SMTP relay section, select "Use same
settings as my incoming mail server". If you changed the user name
and password in the SMTP relay section of your Manage Email
Accounts page, select "Log on using" and enter the user name and
password. The following example assumes you did not change your
SMTP relay section in your Manage Email Accounts page.
8: Select the "Advanced" tab and change the "Outgoing server (SMTP)"
port to 80 or 3535.
9: Click OK.
10. Click Next.
11. Click Finish.

on May 10, 2008 | Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 for PC

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Wye i cont get my mail


Important information can sometimes be sent to an old email address that you no longer use.

For instance, if you registered a domain name, a website hosting account, a PayPal, or eBay account with an old email address but forgot to update your account when you switched email providers, then messages sent by those sites will be overlooked.

Finding old email accounts is not that difficult, especially because email users tend to use the same user name, or variations of it, for all email accounts.

If you know, or have an idea of what the old user name was, then retrieving, or changing the password is simple, but each email server uses a different user name or password retrieval method.

Call your internet provider and tell them you have forgotten your email account.

Give them your name and account number, found on your monthly statement.
In some cases the Internet provider will want to email this information to you.

Be sure they send the information to the alternate email address which you can access.
You don't want them to send messages to the email address you can't currently access.

The internet provider will ask you the security question you selected when signing up for the account.

If you can't remember what you selected, then the customer service representative may ask for a user name, your address, or the telephone number under which you registered the account.

Reset the password with the customer service representative over the phone.
The representative will help you change the user name if needed and reset the password so you can access the account again.
Yahoo Email

Go to the Yahoo mail page which asks you for your Yahoo ID.

Click on "I can't access my account."

Make the appropriate selection from the choices.
If you choose "I can't remember my user ID" then Yahoo will have you answer the "secret questions" they asked when you signed up.

These questions will be something like: "What was your first car?" or "Who was your third grade teacher?" If you answer coincides with the answer you gave when you signed up for the account.

Yahoo will give you your user ID.

After recovering your user ID, click on "I can't access my account" again and select "I can't remember my password," then click next and you will be taken to a change password screen, where you can change your password.

Start using your old Yahoo email account.
MSN Hotmail Email

Go to the Hotmail, or the MSN ID page, where it asks for your user name and password
Enter your user ID.

Unfortunately, MSN requires you to remember the user ID.

Click on "I have forgotten password"

Choose whether you want your password mailed to you or changed.
Unless you have registered a secondary email, if you choose email then the password will be sent to the account you can't access.

If you want to change password then you will be asked the security questions you specified when you registered the account.

Questions are something similar to, "Mothers birth place?" You may also be asked for your zip code, or address.

Enter a new password.

Enter anew password when the MSN ID page loads again and access your old email account.
Gmail Email

Access the Gmail ID page and click on "I can't access my account."

Choose the appropriate selection from the page that loads.
Options include, "I have forgotten my password" and "I have forgotten my user name."

If you select "I forgot user name," then click on "retrieve user name page," which you will see further down on the page.

Enter the alternate e-mail with which you registered the account.
The user name will be sent to that email.

Select "I have forgotten my password" If you know your user name then choose and click on "retrieve password" page.

Enter your user name on the page that comes up and then answer the confidential question that is asked.

Send password reset instructions to an alternate email and access your old Gmail email account.

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I have forgotten my email address how do I find it


Important information can sometimes be sent to an old email address that you no longer use.

For instance, if you registered a domain name, a website hosting account, a PayPal, or eBay account with an old email address but forgot to update your account when you switched email providers, then messages sent by those sites will be overlooked.

Finding old email accounts is not that difficult, especially because email users tend to use the same user name, or variations of it, for all email accounts.

If you know, or have an idea of what the old user name was, then retrieving, or changing the password is simple, but each email server uses a different user name or password retrieval method.

Call your internet provider and tell them you have forgotten your email account.

Give them your name and account number, found on your monthly statement.
In some cases the Internet provider will want to email this information to you.

Be sure they send the information to the alternate email address which you can access.
You don't want them to send messages to the email address you can't currently access.

The internet provider will ask you the security question you selected when signing up for the account.

If you can't remember what you selected, then the customer service representative may ask for a user name, your address, or the telephone number under which you registered the account.

Reset the password with the customer service representative over the phone.
The representative will help you change the user name if needed and reset the password so you can access the account again.
Yahoo Email

Go to the Yahoo mail page which asks you for your Yahoo ID.

Click on "I can't access my account."

Make the appropriate selection from the choices.
If you choose "I can't remember my user ID" then Yahoo will have you answer the "secret questions" they asked when you signed up.

These questions will be something like: "What was your first car?" or "Who was your third grade teacher?" If you answer coincides with the answer you gave when you signed up for the account.

Yahoo will give you your user ID.

After recovering your user ID, click on "I can't access my account" again and select "I can't remember my password," then click next and you will be taken to a change password screen, where you can change your password.

Start using your old Yahoo email account.
MSN Hotmail Email

Go to the Hotmail, or the MSN ID page, where it asks for your user name and password
Enter your user ID.

Unfortunately, MSN requires you to remember the user ID.

Click on "I have forgotten password"

Choose whether you want your password mailed to you or changed.
Unless you have registered a secondary email, if you choose email then the password will be sent to the account you can't access.

If you want to change password then you will be asked the security questions you specified when you registered the account.

Questions are something similar to, "Mothers birth place?" You may also be asked for your zip code, or address.

Enter a new password.

Enter anew password when the MSN ID page loads again and access your old email account.
Gmail Email

Access the Gmail ID page and click on "I can't access my account."

Choose the appropriate selection from the page that loads.
Options include, "I have forgotten my password" and "I have forgotten my user name."

If you select "I forgot user name," then click on "retrieve user name page," which you will see further down on the page.

Enter the alternate e-mail with which you registered the account.
The user name will be sent to that email.

Select "I have forgotten my password" If you know your user name then choose and click on "retrieve password" page.

Enter your user name on the page that comes up and then answer the confidential question that is asked.

Send password reset instructions to an alternate email and access your old Gmail email account.

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How do I restore my e-mail account?


Which email account there are many ?
gmail , yahoo , outlook express , hotmail , ........


Important information can sometimes be sent to an old email address that you no longer use.
For instance, if you registered a domain name, a website hosting account, a PayPal, or eBay account with an old email address but forgot to update your account when you switched email providers, then messages sent by those sites will be overlooked.
Finding old email accounts is not that difficult, especially because email users tend to use the same user name, or variations of it, for all email accounts.
If you know, or have an idea of what the old user name was, then retrieving, or changing the password is simple, but each email server uses a different user name or password retrieval method.

Call your internet provider and tell them you have forgotten your email account.
Give them your name and account number, found on your monthly statement.
In some cases the Internet provider will want to email this information to you.
Be sure they send the information to the alternate email address which you can access.
You don't want them to send messages to the email address you can't currently access.


The internet provider will ask you the security question you selected when signing up for the account. If you can't remember what you selected, then the customer service representative may ask for a user name, your address, or the telephone number under which you registered the account.


Reset the password with the customer service representative over the phone.
The representative will help you change the user name if needed and reset the password so you can access the account again.

Yahoo Email

Go to the Yahoo mail page which asks you for your Yahoo ID.


Click on "I can't access my account."


Make the appropriate selection from the choices.
If you choose "I can't remember my user ID" then Yahoo will have you answer the "secret questions" they asked when you signed up.
These questions will be something like: "What was your first car?" or "Who was your third grade teacher?" If you answer coincides with the answer you gave when you signed up for the account.
Yahoo will give you your user ID.


After recovering your user ID, click on "I can't access my account" again and select "I can't remember my password," then click next and you will be taken to a change password screen, where you can change your password.


Start using your old Yahoo email account.

MSN Hotmail Email

Go to the Hotmail, or the MSN ID page, where it asks for your user name and password
Enter your user ID.
Unfortunately, MSN requires you to remember the user ID.


Click on "I have forgotten password"


Choose whether you want your password mailed to you or changed.
Unless you have registered a secondary email, if you choose email then the password will be sent to the account you can't access.
If you want to change password then you will be asked the security questions you specified when you registered the account.
Questions are something similar to, "Mothers birth place?" You may also be asked for your zip code, or address.


Enter a new password.


Enter anew password when the MSN ID page loads again and access your old email account.

Gmail Email

Access the Gmail ID page and click on "I can't access my account."


Choose the appropriate selection from the page that loads.
Options include, "I have forgotten my password" and "I have forgotten my user name."
If you select "I forgot user name," then click on "retrieve user name page," which you will see further down on the page.
Enter the alternate e-mail with which you registered the account.
The user name will be sent to that email.


Select "I have forgotten my password" If you know your user name then choose and click on "retrieve password" page.


Enter your user name on the page that comes up and then answer the confidential question that is asked.

Send password reset instructions to an alternate email and access your old Gmail email account.

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Shaw webmail login


Now which email account is it ?.
hotmail , yahoo , msn , outlook , live mail ,gmail ?.
It is not uncommon for users to forget their user names and passwords, especially when trying to access an email account not often used.
Email providers like Yahoo! and Google are aware that users forget and have implemented a way to identify the user in this situation. In order to use this retrieval method, you must have submitted an alternate email address when you signed up for that email.

Go to the email sign-in page.
Notice the option underneath the login fields for users that have trouble signing in; in Yahoo! Mail this option is "I forgot my Yahoo! ID" and in Google Gmail this option is "Can't Access Your Account."
Click this option.
Enter the alternate email address entered when you set up up your email address.
Yahoo! Mail users also need to enter the birth date, country and postal code entered when the email address was set up. Click "Next."


Log in to your alternative email address and click the email provided.
Your email user name is available in the body of the email.
Click the link within that email to reset your email password.
To reset your email password, the provider might require that you answer your security question.

Go back to the email sign-in page and log in using your user name and new password.
http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/mail/yahoomail/account/account-10.html

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Hotmail not receiving. Enable IMAP How?


Windows Live Mail is the desktop email application of Office Live, introduced with Windows 7. Windows Live Mail replaces Outlook Express in Windows XP and Windows Mail in Windows Vista. You can use Windows Live Mail to access most free email accounts, such as Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo Mail, as well as those offered by Internet service providers. You can also set up your IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) account to use Windows Live Mail.

Open the Office Live email application. Click "Start," select "Programs" or "All Programs" and select "Windows Live Mail" from the "Windows Live Folder." Go to the "Tools" menu and select "Accounts" to open the "Accounts" dialog box. If you do not see thetoolbar, press the "Alt" key to display it. Click the "Add" button, select "Email Account" and click "Next." Type in the complete IMAP email address, such as "name@emailprovider.com" into the "Email Address." Enter the password for that account in the "Password" box. Enter the name you want displayed to email recipients in the "Display Name" box. Select the "Manually Configure Server Settings for Email" check box and click "Next." Select "IMAP" in the "My Incoming Mail Server Is" list. Enter "imap.ispname.com" into the "Incoming Server" box, replacing "ispname" with the name of your email provider. Type "smtp.ispname.com" into the "Outgoing Server" box, replacing "ispname" with the name of your email provider. Click "Next" and then click "Finish." Hope this helps.

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Sending mail with Vista Windows Mail


Window Vista also have Outlook Express.. please enter the full info for your email account..

On the E-mail Settings page, enter your email account information as follows:

Your Name
Enter your first and last name.
E-mail Address
Enter your email address.
Account Type
Select POP3.
Incoming mail server
Type for your incoming mail server.
Outgoing mail server (SMTP)
Type for your outgoing mail server.
User Name
Enter your email address again.
Password
Enter the password you created for your email account.

After this please check for "Test Account setting"

If everything is working fine, then remove the previous account

And let us know the error message if come up any.

I hope it will resolve the problem and you will be able to use the Outlook.

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Can not access second e-mail account from 1 specific computer


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