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Windows 7: online/offline

19 May 2013   #1


I accidentally clicked the work offline icon in WLM, and now it has made a cabbage of everything because the 'go online' icon doesn't respond and I can only get online by clicking 'send and receive' and checking the 'you are currently offline do you want to go online' dialogue box that comes up with each account.

What part of 'go online' doesn't WLM understand? I appreciate some clever chap at MSN spent a lot of time making sure it is as difficult as possible to reconnect but I'm a mere mortal and just want to get my emails

What do I have to do to get back online when the program is open, without playing the usual pointless msn games?

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19 May 2013   #2

Win7 Pro-64 Bit

Mike, Is the work offline unchecked in internet explorer?
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20 May 2013   #3


Thanks for your response Bright... been wrestling with this for 48 hours, clicking and checking/unchecking boxes everywhere.

This morning it wouldn't go online again, throws up the 'you are not currently online, do you want to go online' dialogue box. I clicked no and it downloaded everything including your message.

Bizarre, but thanks again for responding. I'm going to assume for now its ok
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