McAfee Spamkiller VS. Outlook Express POP3

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Atlas Shrugged, May 1, 2005.

  1. For some unknown reason, Spamkiller changes the POP3 incoming email port to
    200 instead of the 110 that I set it at. This prevents Outlook Express from
    downloading the email from Spamkiller. Even their technical support hasn't
    been able to correct this issue. So, my question is this. Instead of going
    into Spamkiller and changing the port back to 110 ever week or so, can I set
    the POP3 incoming email port to 200 in Outlook Express and leave it that
    way? This will avoid the conflict that OE has when the Spamkiller port is
    reset to 200.

    Thanks in advance for all suggestions.

    Atlas Shrugged, May 1, 2005
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    °Mike° Guest

    No. Spamkiller acts as a local proxy (port 200) for the POP (110) port -- OE
    won't be able to POP mail from port 200 directly.
    °Mike°, May 1, 2005
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  3. Hi Paul,
    See if anyone is using Spamkiller,
    Good Luck, [email protected]
    [email protected], May 1, 2005
  4. OE gets its mail from Spamkiller which acts as a server. Spamkiller
    downloads the mail from the ISP and stores it in a folder on the harddrive.
    So if Spamkiller is getting the email while using 200, will OE connect to
    Spamkiller at port 200? Maybe I'll just try it the next time Spamkiller
    changes the port number.
    Atlas Shrugged, May 2, 2005
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    °Mike° Guest

    In <>,
    Atlas Shrugged took 40 lines to utter:

    That's a good idea.
    °Mike°, May 2, 2005
  6. Spamkiller changed the Email POP3 incoming mail port to 200 again. It seems
    like every Saturday it changes it back to 200 from 110. I went into Outlook
    Express and changed the port from 110 to 200. All the mail downloads from
    Spamkiller now with no problem. I had to change it on all the accounts. So
    I'll leave it like this and hopefully, everything will work fine.
    Atlas Shrugged, May 8, 2005
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    dwacon Guest

    I was an early fan of Spamkiller but eventually dumped it for SpamPal...
    cheaper and IME better.
    dwacon, May 9, 2005
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