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tjgartner
09-09-2002, 01:04 PM
I am trying to connect to my universities exchange server with Outlook. I used to be able to do it when I had Win. ME last week. Now, after switching to Win. XP Pro, I can't seem to do it from home (I have a DSL connection). Whenever I open Outlook, it says it can't connect, and gives me the option to "retry", "work offline", or "cancel".

Any suggestions?

FLaCo
09-10-2002, 01:08 AM
I actually have the same pronlem with the attbi.com server from AT&T. I can only use hotmail o other spam filled emails. I had no problems with Win 98SE. I know i setup correctly...its not hard since i have done it b4 on Win98...but i might be missin something.

FA-MAS
09-10-2002, 01:51 AM
Yeah, what's the name or IP address of the server?

FLaCo
09-10-2002, 05:28 AM
Me or TJ...?

At&t uses attbi.mail.com

FA-MAS
09-10-2002, 06:07 AM
Well, both of you i guess. Flaco, if you're using an AT&T cable connection and can't connect to THEIR server, I sould call them immediately. Have them help you do the troubleshooting for that one.

But I would make sure you can ping it first, if you can't try a trace route.

For tjgartner, the question still exists. What's the server's name or IP?

FLaCo
09-10-2002, 09:50 AM
Will do man...i tried to call them like a week ago but there system i dunno what was blah blah down...but i will call them tonight or tomorrow...

FA-MAS....that a Metal Gear Soild...assualt Rifle correct...Love that game

tjgartner
09-13-2002, 03:11 AM
I actually figured it out. I had to change one small setting within Outlook that said to connect remotely using a LAN line. I changed that setting to connect remotely using DSL.