Thanks. I am afraid every time I tried to click on Connection, WM --
practically brand new, out of the box, on a 2G Core Duo machine -- took up
50 per cent of my processing power and froze. Vista RC2 was actually better.
I had to delete the account and reset it completely. It works now.
"Gary VanderMolen" <gary@NoMail.invalid> wrote in message
> Go to Tools, Accounts, select the account, Properties, Connection,
> make sure everything in that Connection screen is grayed out,
> which means it will use the connection settings in Internet Explorer.
> Next, go to Internet Explorer, Tools, Internet Options, Connections,
> the Dial-up and VPN settings should be grayed out, meaning it
> will use the LAN connection.
> When you click on Send/Recv, does the progress screen come up
> showing the attempt to contact the server?
> Gary VanderMolen
> "Edison" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>I have a new computer with Vista. I tried transferring files and settings
>> from my old computer with Windows "Easy" Transfer and it took about six
>> hours to work out -- but it didn't completely work out.
>> Windows Mail says I am "working online" and I can access newsgroups. And
>> it would
>> appear I can send e-mail. But my test e-mails to myself don't come back,
>> no other e-mail is coming in either.
>> It also prompts me for a dial-up connection -- but I don't dial up, I
>> have a
>> dsl connection to web.