Can't access Netscape mail with Netscape email client anymore.

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Mark Adams, Mar 14, 2005.

  1. Mark Adams

    Mark Adams Guest

    When I upgraded 7.1 to 7.2 earlier this year I found I couldn't connect
    the e-mail client to my free Netscape mail account. I did some light
    Googling and determined that it was just a temporary problem, but here I
    am months later and still unable to access my Netscape mail with the
    Netscape e-mail client.

    This is the primary advantage to using Netscape. I've been doing well
    with Thunderbird+Firefox, but I'd like to get back to the convenience of
    Netscape's "Swiss Army" application. Is there anything I can do or is
    this feature simply history?

    Thanks.
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    Mark E. Adams, 2004 -- drop the "dot" to email me.
    http://adamslan.shyper.com

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    Mark Adams, Mar 14, 2005
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  2. Mark Adams

    Jerry G. Guest

    Is there a setup in its properties, for a default email program?

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    Jerry G.
    ======


    "Mark Adams" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    When I upgraded 7.1 to 7.2 earlier this year I found I couldn't connect
    the e-mail client to my free Netscape mail account. I did some light
    Googling and determined that it was just a temporary problem, but here I
    am months later and still unable to access my Netscape mail with the
    Netscape e-mail client.

    This is the primary advantage to using Netscape. I've been doing well
    with Thunderbird+Firefox, but I'd like to get back to the convenience of
    Netscape's "Swiss Army" application. Is there anything I can do or is
    this feature simply history?

    Thanks.
    --
    Mark E. Adams, 2004 -- drop the "dot" to email me.
    http://adamslan.shyper.com

    CONSIDER: ===========---------,,,,,,,,,............. . . . . .
    C'est magnifique, mais ce n'est pas la guerre!
    [It is magnificent, but it is not war]
    -- Pierre Bosquet, witnessing the charge of the Light Brigade
     
    Jerry G., Mar 14, 2005
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  3. Mark Adams

    neville Guest

    it would help if u werent an idiot.


    Mark Adams <> said in news:39kkr7F61il4jU1
    @individual.net:

    > When I upgraded 7.1 to 7.2 earlier this year I found I couldn't connect
    > the e-mail client to my free Netscape mail account. I did some light
    > Googling and determined that it was just a temporary problem, but here I
    > am months later and still unable to access my Netscape mail with the
    > Netscape e-mail client.
    >
    > This is the primary advantage to using Netscape. I've been doing well
    > with Thunderbird+Firefox, but I'd like to get back to the convenience of
    > Netscape's "Swiss Army" application. Is there anything I can do or is
    > this feature simply history?
    >
    > Thanks.


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    neville, Mar 14, 2005
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  4. Mark Adams

    neville Guest

    That was not me.Someone is pretending to be me.Again.
    "neville" <0m> wrote in message
    news:Xns9619A8B546Diblowgoatsforfun@218.191.67.181...
    > it would help if u werent an idiot.
    >
    >
    > Mark Adams <> said in news:39kkr7F61il4jU1
    > @individual.net:
    >
    > > When I upgraded 7.1 to 7.2 earlier this year I found I couldn't connect
    > > the e-mail client to my free Netscape mail account. I did some light
    > > Googling and determined that it was just a temporary problem, but here I
    > > am months later and still unable to access my Netscape mail with the
    > > Netscape e-mail client.
    > >
    > > This is the primary advantage to using Netscape. I've been doing well
    > > with Thunderbird+Firefox, but I'd like to get back to the convenience of
    > > Netscape's "Swiss Army" application. Is there anything I can do or is
    > > this feature simply history?
    > >
    > > Thanks.

    >
    > _________________________________________
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    > More than 120,000 groups
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    neville, Mar 14, 2005
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  5. Mark Adams

    samuel Guest

    Mark Adams <> wrote in
    news::

    > When I upgraded 7.1 to 7.2 earlier this year I found I
    > couldn't connect the e-mail client to my free Netscape mail
    > account. I did some light Googling and determined that it was
    > just a temporary problem, but here I am months later and still
    > unable to access my Netscape mail with the Netscape e-mail
    > client.
    >
    > This is the primary advantage to using Netscape. I've been
    > doing well with Thunderbird+Firefox, but I'd like to get back
    > to the convenience of Netscape's "Swiss Army" application. Is
    > there anything I can do or is this feature simply history?
    >
    > Thanks.


    try groups at netscape.public.mozilla.*
     
    samuel, Mar 14, 2005
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  6. Mark Adams

    Gordon Guest

    samuel wrote:
    || Mark Adams <> wrote in
    || news::
    ||
    ||| When I upgraded 7.1 to 7.2 earlier this year I found I
    ||| couldn't connect the e-mail client to my free Netscape mail
    ||| account. I did some light Googling and determined that it was
    ||| just a temporary problem, but here I am months later and still
    ||| unable to access my Netscape mail with the Netscape e-mail
    ||| client.
    |||
    ||| This is the primary advantage to using Netscape. I've been
    ||| doing well with Thunderbird+Firefox, but I'd like to get back
    ||| to the convenience of Netscape's "Swiss Army" application. Is
    ||| there anything I can do or is this feature simply history?
    |||
    ||| Thanks.
    ||
    || try groups at netscape.public.mozilla.*

    But if you do, remember the news server secnews.netscape.com needs to have a
    secure connection, otherwise you won't see most of the groups!

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    Gordon Burgess-Parker
    Director
    www.gbpcomputing.co.uk
     
    Gordon, Mar 14, 2005
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  7. Mark Adams

    Mark Adams Guest

    Jerry G. wrote:
    > Is there a setup in its properties, for a default email program?
    >

    No, but is this part of the problem? My problem is getting through the
    "Free Webmail" wizard in the Netscape email client. I click on the
    option to configure the account (my account exists and I can access it
    via a web browser). I can get it to connect to their servers, then I
    fill in the information it asks for and then after a considerable wait I
    wind up at a window that says:

    Mailbox creation failed

    Webmail server error. We are not able to create a mailbox for your
    Screen Name at this time. However, we successfully registered your
    Screen Name. Please visit http://webmail.netscape.com to complete your
    mailbox creation.

    Not helpful. I point my browser to the url and sign in. I have my
    email account and it works just fine. Why won't Netscape Mail connect
    to this account?

    Thanks.

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    Mark E. Adams, 2004 -- drop the "dot" to email me.
    http://adamslan.shyper.com

    CONSIDER: ===========---------,,,,,,,,,............. . . . . .
    History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have
    exhausted all other alternatives.
    -- Abba Eban
     
    Mark Adams, Mar 14, 2005
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