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AT&T changes messed up my Outlook Express


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acz

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Today, AT&T/Yahoo sent out an email entitled "Email security enhancements - action required".

Basically, the instructions involve the following:

change pop.pacbell.yahoo.com to pop.att.yahoo.com
and
change smtp.pacbell.yahoo.com to smtp.att.yahoo.com
and then
set encrypted port 995 for POP3 and port 465 for SMTP.

Well, I made those changes, and the next time I clicked on send and receive, OE is trying to download 10,000 messages.

Those 10,000 messages are already on my hard drive, and I don't want them again!!!

What should be done so that I only get the new messages?
That is how it was working before.
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Johanna

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Can you log in and delete the older messages on the server? In Outlook Express, you can set whether the messages are left on the server in Tools> Accounts> Mail tab> Properties> advanced.
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