On Tuesday 05 October 2004 03:29, you wrote:
> I have had the same problem 5 or 6 times since I started using Outlook 6
> years ago. I usually solved it by changing the connection phone number to
> my Internet Server and also making the corresonding phone number change in
> Outlook. Sometimes something goes awry in my settings for Outlook (for some
> strange and unexplainable reason) and this can prevent it from Sending or
> Receiving but I have checked every aspect of the connections and all seems
> proper. I tried disabling my Norton Anti-Virus, to no avail.
> However, I never give up, and will continue to puzzle out the cause of the
> problem until I find it; meanwhile I am using Yahoo and it's good not as
> bad as I thought. If the problem persists, I will have to build in all my
> addresses in Yahoo which is a bit of a job but not too bad.
This sounds like a typical problem I deal with at work. Are you sure changing
telepone numbers really made a difference? It sounds unlikely. Have you
considered the possibility that the mail servers had gone down? What error
message do you get when sending? And when receiving?