host pop3 could not be found, outlook not working fully

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by jboniza181, Sep 21, 2004.

  1. jboniza181

    jboniza181 Guest

    when i start up outlook, i get a message stating they can't find the server
    or host "pop3"

    wassup wit that?
    jboniza181, Sep 21, 2004
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  2. jboniza181

    its_my_dime Guest

    First, check with your IP manual to see how your email accounts are supposed
    to be entered. Then go to Tools - Email accounts and make sure that all six
    entries are correct....including the wording for pop server
    (for example, mine is pop-server.(providers name). If the dash is left out,
    it gives an error....and make sure the password is correct.

    Also, make sure that your email addresses and passwords are registered with
    your provider (you need your master email address and master password for

    Come back if you still have a problem.

    its_my_dime, Sep 21, 2004
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  3. jboniza181

    ImhoTech Guest

    You have your email account configured incorrectly, contact you service
    provide to provide assisstance entering the correct server names.
    ImhoTech, Sep 21, 2004
  4. That will happen if you get the name of the server wrong (your anti virus
    program can screw that up if it is set to scan email), or if you can't get
    through to the Internet (your firewall program can screw that up if the
    permissions are scrambled after a system crash). Because you haven't given
    much to go on, it will be very hard to say what is the cause.
    Norman Miller, Sep 22, 2004
    Norman Miller, Sep 25, 2004
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