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WestMclaren2004
16-03-2005, 05:36 PM
It seems that whenever i try to connect to hotmail or any e-mail account my pc says " the conncetion was refused at...."


Is there anyway to waork around this problem?

FoxyMX
16-03-2005, 05:50 PM
Not many details provided here.... what version of Windows, browser, email client? When did the problem begin? Changed any settings recently?

pctek
16-03-2005, 05:51 PM
And firewall - sounds like a port problem

Myth
16-03-2005, 05:54 PM
I recently deleted my firewall (3rd party not Windows) configurations and set new rules, only to discover it had locked Firefox out ... so yeah it may be firewall

piva
16-03-2005, 09:05 PM
Ive occasionally had the same problem. I clear it by clearing all internet caches, cookies etc ( I use 'Webroot Window washer'). shsut down and then seems ok when I restart.
Good luck

beama
17-03-2005, 08:16 AM
check the host's file as well