new user very untechno-savvy with few questions re Outlook Express

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by rose, Jan 26, 2004.

  1. rose

    rose Guest


    I purchased a laptop (Sony) and my cousin who is "computer savvy" set it all
    up for me with Net Zero and I should be able to use the Outlook Express
    program for e-mails and it always comes back with some error, i.e., email
    secure:no; socket error 10060, error number 0x800CCCDE, or an error no. 3;
    I want to subscribe to a news group and I cannot facilitate it, I don't know
    if its the configuration of the computer or that I don't know what I am
    doing? Please help, I'd like to use the Outlook Express for some e-mailing
    and using the newsgroup thing. Thank you. I've been cutting off
    unexpectedly often ... perhaps that could be from the Yahoo site where I
    currently exist in e-mail as well/ if that's a possibility, t hen I'd try to
    remain with the Outlook Express for most things.
    rose, Jan 26, 2004
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  2. rose

    Smirnoff Guest

    I would get your "computer savvy" friend to recheck information in

    Not sure about any possible conflict with Yahoo but I do know that the
    Outlook Express server is always playing up.
    Smirnoff, Jan 28, 2004
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  3. rose

    Me Guest

    Also look at Tools | Options | Connection | make sure "Hang up after sending
    and receiving" isn't checked.

    <snip> I've been cutting off unexpectedly often ...
    Me, Jan 28, 2004
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