hikateko, Oct 24, 4:02am
Thunderbird Unable to "Get Mail" - error messages are either "Connection to server timed out" or "Server busy" - have not been able to retrieve messages since beginning of this week. Any suggestions please?

0800xford, Oct 24, 4:10am
maybe the server IS busy. can you login to your webmail?

hikateko, Oct 24, 4:17am
Yes Gmail works fine

johnboy007, Oct 24, 4:19am
Hmm If GMail is the webmail option used why is your mail client authenticating to the xtra servers?

hikateko, Oct 24, 4:29am
After using Outlook Express for about 12 years I changed to Thunderbird about a month ago due to problems with OE and I have always had xtra as ISP?

0800xford, Oct 24, 4:34am
go to the xtra website and login to your webmail.

hikateko, Oct 24, 4:37am
I don't understand your posts at 4 and 6?

0800xford, Oct 24, 4:42am
go to the xtra website and login. and i believe was being flippant, the cheeky bugga ;)

hikateko, Oct 24, 4:50am
Yes, they're all there, but how come I can't use Thunderbird?

hikateko, Oct 24, 5:04am
Sorry, the messages have now come through Thunderbird as well as Yahoo!Xtra - but how does that work?

0800xford, Oct 24, 5:06am
it's e-magic, which is like regular magic but on the internet =)

johnboy007, Oct 24, 5:16am
who is being cheeky now Im sure you know exactly what I was asking, you were probably asking the same thing :)

hikateko, Oct 24, 5:17am
Thank you for your help, very much appreciated - and I really don't want to know the technical details anyhow, just so long as it does what it's meant to do. Cheers and have a good day!

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