Re: delays in receiving pop3 emails sent by MSN accts to any Yahoo acc
- From: "Michael Santovec" <michael_santovec@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2007 17:32:21 -0700
This is what I wrote for the original poster:
"Taking a look at the Received headers in some delayed mails might give
clue as to where the delay is. In a received message look at the
Message Source (Ctrl-F3). Each server that the message passes through
inserts a header with a time stamp. The top most header is the most
If you find a gap between two Yahoo or between two MSN servers, then you
know where the problem lies. But if it's between MSN and Yahoo, you
can't tell if the problem is on the receiver's end or sender's end."
But there's nothing you can do on your end to fix the problem other than
complain to the mail services.
Mike - http://pages.prodigy.net/michael_santovec/techhelp.htm
"DLAD01" <DLAD01@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
I have been experiencing the same issue - only as of about Mon 6/4.
Mail Plus support hasn't been to help. I'd haven't made any
changes before or subsequent to Monday, nor experienced the problem
POP3 web mail accounts.
Any insight would be much appreciated.
I'm runing: MS Vista, Outlook 2007, Yahoo Mail Plus, Norton Internet
I've noticed that any emails sent by my MSN POP3 account to any Yahoo
address ([e.g. name@xxxxxxxxx], including those who are POP3 account
yahoo) takes a long time to arrive ranging from 30 minutes to several
sometimes a day or two later.
This is also true for any emails sent by other MSN pop3 accounts
my msn account) to any yahoo email accounts, who similarly take a
at the 'name@xxxxxxxxx' email address recipient.
There seems to be issues between emails sent and received between MSN
Yahoo email addresses.
I've had the new pop3 settings since the end of January (i.e. I'm
pop3.live.com and smtp.live.com in Outlook Express 6), as per 'PA
kindly outlined instructions in previous postings.
1) Has anyone has similar delay issues with sending email from MSN
accounts to Yahoo accounts
(big delays) or conversely receining emails from yahoo to msn (also
2) Has it been reported?
3) Are these delay problems b/c of capacity contraints that might now
on the live.com servers that may not have existed on the
Thanks very much for your assistance!
P.S. Using XP Pro SP2, IE6 SP2, OE6
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