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From: "A. Sinan Unur" <asu1 AT cor-nell DOT edu>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: comp.os.msdos.djgpp "Server could not be found"
Date: 17 Jun 2002 00:01:07 GMT
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"Dan Bliss" <dbliss AT fast DOT net> wrote in
news:001b01c214e4$5ffab4c0$0100a8c0 AT compaq: 

> I am getting an error attempting to access comp.os.msdos.djgpp .  Can
> you point me to a relevant FAQ of related problem, or suggest another
> course of action.  I'm running Outlook Express 6 on Windows XP.
> 
> Below are details of the problem:
> 
> Your 'comp.os.msdos.djgpp' folder was not polled for its unread count.
> Account:         'comp.os.msdos.djgpp', Server: 'comp.os.msdos.djgpp',
> Protocol: NNTP, Port: 119, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 11004, Error
> Number: 0x800CCC0D
> 

you did not configure OE correctly. you need to specify a news server. 
comp.os.msdos.djgpp is the name of the group, not that of the server. ask 
your ISP to find out if they have a news server, and its name. or you 
might go ahead and try news.fast.net (i am assuming your ISP is 
fast.net).

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A. Sinan Unur
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