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Re: [NTO] More Broadband vs Dialup

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  • Don Passenger
    Posted here on clips list: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ntb-clips/message/10661 Mine does two accounts. I may write a simpler one for one account given the
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      Posted here on clips list:
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ntb-clips/message/10661

      Mine does two accounts. I may write a simpler one for one account given the
      interest.

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      Don Passenger

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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "R Shapp" <ras45@...>
      To: <ntb-OffTopic@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, July 05, 2003 6:23 PM
      Subject: [NTO] More Broadband vs Dialup


      > To Group,
      >
      > This is a re-posting of the message I sent on 7/4 at 7:57. I am
      transitioning
      > between accounts, and I must have lost this one in the process.
      >
      > To expand on what I say below, I am interested in seeing Don's clip, and I
      am
      > subscribed on the ntb-clips group. Please post it there.
      >
      > Thank you all.
      >
      > Ray Shapp
      >
      > ********************************************************************
      > ** Note: My new address is ras45@...
      > ** My old address was rayshapp@...
      > ** The old address will continue to work until the end of August.
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      >
      >
      > *******************re-posting******************
      > Bob J, Don P., and Greg C.
      >
      > Thank you for your responses.
      >
      > Bob said:
      > <<no problem to use Outlook to work with more than one ISP>>
      >
      > Although I'm using Outlook Express v6, your point is still valid.
      >
      > Greg said:
      > <<What you should have is two accounts, not two identities.>>
      >
      > That's exactly the info I needed.
      >
      > <<http://www.tomsterdam.com/ is the best site I know for finding answers
      about
      > OE.>>
      >
      > That's a very useful site. Your claithelp pages are very well written.
      >
      > My initial problem was caused by my uncritically accepting the "help" of a
      > very rushed tech at the broadband company. That's how I ended up with a
      > separate identity. He also told me I had to export my address book from
      the
      > old account (dial-up) and import it into the new one (broadband). I
      realized
      > it wasn't necessary to export/import because I merely moved all my
      addresses
      > into the shared folder. I wasn't able to see a comparable way to share
      all my
      > mail rules, however. This is now moot because I just created a new
      account
      > for broadband under the original identity.
      >
      > It wasn't working because I was naming the POP3 and SMTP servers
      incorrectly.
      > The naming conventions are very different at the two ISPs. (This is a
      point
      > Greg made, and I would emphasize.)
      >
      > Don said:
      > <<I have written a clip that I use in the morning to set my outgoing pop
      and
      > other I use in the evening to set my other outgoing pop.>>
      >
      > I am subscribed on the ntb-clips group, and I would be interested in
      seeing
      > the clip. Until I gain confidence in this new setup, I'll continue to
      make
      > necessary switches manually, but I do appreciate the offer.
      >
      > This email, itself is a bit of a test because I'm using the broadband
      account
      > to send it. I have been successfully sending test messages to myself, but
      > this one involves Yahoo. I may not get to see this posted until later
      > tonight because the dial-up phone is in use for another purpose.
      >
      > Thanks again for your help
      >
      > Ray Shapp
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
      >
      >
      >
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