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Unable to contact server (Outlook)


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Mattinneed

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I have a very annoying problem with Microsoft Outlook on all of the machines on a workgroup network. After starting/restarting the machines Outlook runs perfectly for a few hours, but then I am only able to send mail, and Outlook is unable to find the pop3 server for my incoming emails.

Restarting the machines seems to solve the problem for a few hours, but then it happens again!

I am always able to browse web pages, so I've ruled out DNS issues. Other sites I have seem to be unaffected by this issue, so I assume it must be a networking issue, but the fact that it works for 2 hours before it goes wrong is baffling me!

Anybody have any ideas?
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jrom727

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Hi,

Check ur MTU settings in the router, make sure it is enabled and set to 1492.

Seen lot of this issue cause by it, see if it works for you too...
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