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Offline netscapeuser

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Am I the only Netscape user left?
« on: December 17, 2003, 03:22:21 AM »
I still use Netscape and enjoy it, but I have a problem with my email client with avast!
I have a pop account that works fine, but its my imap mail from netscape that doesnt work. I keep netscape instead of yahoo. And I use netscape most of the time.
but it changes the settings and i cant use my email client and have to go to there page as if  I had yahoo.
any suggestions?

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Re:Am I the only Netscape user left?
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2003, 06:12:48 AM »
Yep, you reached the end of the internet using Nestscape ;D  Perhaps you can give Mozilla a try.  I like it very much but perfer it's red headed step child, Firebird.


As for your problem.  Try running the mail protection wizard from the Avast program folder and check all future accounts.  Also, you may need to do a manual install.  You can find the instructions in the Avast program help files by doing a search for "IMAP"  Keeps us posted.  Thanks.
« Last Edit: December 17, 2003, 06:15:11 AM by Culpeper »
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Re:Am I the only Netscape user left?
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2003, 10:32:57 AM »
Please add more info:
- what version of Netscape
- what error messages get displayed

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Re:Am I the only Netscape user left?
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2003, 10:35:08 PM »
I use netscape 7.1
and says it cant connect to imap.mail.netscenter.com

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Re:Am I the only Netscape user left?
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2003, 11:13:37 PM »
firebird can be found here
http://www.mozilla.org/products/firebird/



the thunderbird email client is here
http://www.mozilla.org/products/thunderbird/



to install fireburd or thunderbird extract all files to a folder and click the main EXE no regestry entried required


Mozilla 1.5 can be found here its self installing (i use 1.5) it comes with an email client
http://www.mozilla.org/products/mozilla1.x/
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Re:Am I the only Netscape user left?
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2003, 11:47:19 PM »
mozilla is built off of netscape i believe
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Re:Am I the only Netscape user left?
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2003, 12:26:38 AM »
Actually I think it's the other way around, I'm pretty sure NS uses the Mozilla "engine".

But it amounts to the same thing, they both work pretty much the same way, allowing for version differences.
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Re:Am I the only Netscape user left?
« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2003, 02:11:37 AM »
you learn something new everyday  :D
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Re:Am I the only Netscape user left?
« Reply #8 on: December 18, 2003, 02:26:18 AM »
Let me hastily add that I'm no expert on Netscape or Mozilla -- I stick to IE, but am keeping an interested eye on Opera.

Way back when I started on the internet (this was before Noah's time, I think), under Win 3.1, Netscape was what came with my ISP's setup kit.  I even discovered that with that 32-bit addon thing I can't remember the name of, I could happily access nearly anything Java-based on the net even though Java was theoretically impossible under 3.1.

I fairly early switched to IE when I discovered that there were a lot of sites I couldn't properly access with Netscape.  In particular, I couldn't download anything from Microsoft, which made Windows Updates kinda tricky.

Ok, ok, now I'm rambling and probably getting off-topic again.  Humble apologies, and 30 self-inflicted lashes with a wet noodle, okay?  ;D
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Re:Am I the only Netscape user left?
« Reply #9 on: December 18, 2003, 02:32:25 AM »
I use Opera too.  Opera is pretty cool.

Netscaper:

Make sure your incoming and outgoing email client servers are set to "localhost".  You may want to change your incoming server to some other port beside 110.  Let's say 1110 instead.

Also, your user name should be "netscaper#imap.mail.netscenter.com"

If that doesn't work try, "netscaper#imap.mail.netscenter.com@localhost"
« Last Edit: December 18, 2003, 02:39:54 AM by Culpeper »
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Re:Am I the only Netscape user left?
« Reply #10 on: December 18, 2003, 03:50:56 AM »
I downloaded mozilla
its the same as netscape with a few minor differences
but the prob wasnt in avast
it was the netscape web site
it was doin it after i tried all of the suggestions here
thanks for your help!
both net and moz are gecko powered and one will use the others settings they both use the same popup blocker also
no noticable differences for me.
so now i have 2 differ browsers
lol
as for ie, i deleted it cause i didnt like the message'out of memory" all the time and netscape and mozilla seem to be so much faster on my older puter

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Re:Am I the only Netscape user left?
« Reply #11 on: December 18, 2003, 04:30:56 AM »
Yeah, I have mozilla too.  I like it a lot.
The wind in the wires made a tattletale sound
And a wave broke over the railing
And every man knew, as the Captain did, too,
T'was the witch of November come stealing.