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Outlook 2000 + automatic email

Q: Outlook 2000 + automatic email

Does anyone know if its possible to schedule a email to automatically be sent out at a specific date or time?

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A: Outlook 2000 + automatic email

yes it is

when you have the email up - have a look for options
it should be there to delay sending

However, this assumes you are on an exchange server OR your PC is on and connected to the interent at the date/time you want to send
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Hello, Mudshack, and welcome to Techspot :wave:

Please take a look at the following threads to make your experience here as enjoyable as possible

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Knowing someone's location in the world can be extremely helpful, even if you just put a country.

Also remember to post any problems or questions that you have in the appropriate forums

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This has to be the most asked question,

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You can check e-mail headers via the options button while in an e-mail. Copy and paste the text from one and we'll see if we can trace its origin (blank out any important network information to do with yourself or your company such as public IP address if you like).
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A:What's the difference between Athlon 64 1800 Mhz & Athlon 64 2000 Mhz ????

razzvanbot said:

Is the power consumption to high(89W - 67W)?Click to expand...

The power consumption is within acceptable limits.

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Check with technical support for Motorola Q phone... To see if they have any issues like you have described above..
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A:Websites don't load, can't send Email

refer to this tutorial
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A:Internet connection diesn't work after installing Win 2000

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

You need to download and install Windows 2000 compatible drivers from your laptop manufacturers website.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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Sounds like your seagate is going out. I had just ditched my Seagate Barracuda 2 (250GB) because it was doing something similar. As far as you plugging it in as a slave, that was the proper thing to do as far as trying to get your old files. But you might have missing files if your drive is going out, or got too close to a magnet
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A:This shops QUOTE page; help me decide and EMAIL ME THE QUOTE! :)

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Try disabling email scanning in your AV/Firewall.
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A:Sis 300/305/630/540/730 windows 2000 professional drivers

Rick85 said:

Hello, does any one know where I can obtain the Windows 2000 professional drivers for the Sis 300/305/630/540/730 board? Mine's the 630, I've tried numerous drivers and have had no luck with them. Click to expand...

HI havent you tried (You say 630, so try IGP drivers)

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May sound daft, but have you ran the Internet connection wizard, sometimes it just fixes things.
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A:Email not being sent

Normally this would be an incorrect DNS configuration on a Windows Server. Check your event viewer. If there are DNS errors, you may want to resolve those first. If you DNS is clean, you still may want to use the IP address of your Mail Server instead of the domain name. Additionally, something I've run into in the past is some ISP's only allow sending of mail within so many seconds of POP3 authentication. I believe QWest does this. This is their way of preventing relaying but it screwed me up seeing how they provide our connectivity but my POP3 email is with another company that houses our domain so I never downloaded POP3 from Qwest. It could be that username and password authentication are required to get around this. I'm not sure where that setting is but I'll try to remember to look on my server at work tomorrow. If I find anything good, I'll let you know.