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Windows 7: lost emails

08 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
lost emails

I don't know where this question belongs but...

I have seamonkey on an xp computer that connects to the Internet via a hardwired dsl modem. I use the mail component of seamonkey as my default email client. It is an earlier version of Thunderbird.

I have Thunderbird 3 on my Windows 7 computer which connects to the Internet via a wireless connection to the hardwired dsl modem.

I can send and get email from both stations. But when I send myself a message from the XP computer to the Windows 7 computer, it gets lost.

I can send myself a message from the XP computer to the same XP computer simply by sending it and then closing the email client. Later it gets downloaded from the pop server. Or I can send it to another email address that is aliased to my personal email address.

But either way when I send a message to the Win 7 computer, it seems to send correctly but even if I never open the email client on the XP computer again but go straight to the Win 7 computer, the mail never arrives.

Any ideas what is going wrong here? Anyone? What am I missing?

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08 Jan 2010   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Check you settings tools safety options....safe senders (add to list) blocked senders (make sure not on the list. Check setting in option tab. In case I missed something check all the setting in safety.
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08 Jan 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Check you settings tools safety options....safe senders (add to list) blocked senders (make sure not on the list. Check setting in option tab. In case I missed something check all the setting in safety.
Where is this? Please?
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08 Jan 2010   #4

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Bring up WLM...tools( on the top)...safety options
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08 Jan 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Bring up WLM...tools( on the top)...safety options
OK--dumb shoemaker...probably something obvious...what is WLM?
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08 Jan 2010   #6
zay

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

He is not using WLM!
Jumpers hit it!!!!
ok now that you have checked canopy and gained canopy control, what mail provider are you using, gmail, yahoo etc?
Your answer will lead me to next step.
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08 Jan 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
My fault, try to type fast. Windows Live Mail
Thank you. I'll try that...but I am not sure why WLM should affect Thunderbird 3?

Can you explain?
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08 Jan 2010   #8
zay

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

You know that is not a bad idea, set up the account in wlm, and see if the same issue happens, then you can isolate the issue is with TB and not Windows 7.
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08 Jan 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zay View Post
He is not using WLM!
Jumpers hit it!!!!
ok now that you have checked canopy and gained canopy control, what mail provider are you using, gmail, yahoo etc?
Your answer will lead me to next step.
As I outlined in the original post, I am using Thunderbird 3 on the Windows 7 machine and Seamonkey on the XP machine.
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09 Jan 2010   #10
zay

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

No, you said what email client you are using, I am asking who is the email provider, ie gmail yahoo etc, catch up airborne. Do you want to do some airborne push ups, or like they say, "beat your boots", lol?
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