Re: Sygate Firewall Hotmail & Yahoo problems
From: Leatrice Brown (Leatrice_Brown_2125_at_Hotmail.com)
Date: 3 Feb 2004 12:11:24 -0800
"Jarmo P" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:<firstname.lastname@example.org>...
> > I need some help, I recently install Sygate Personal Firewall 5.5 on
> > my home computer (note: I am currently using Windows XP). I am not
> > able to access my hotmail account without turning the security setting
> > to "Allow All". My husband has a Yahoo email account and he is able
> > to access the account but cannot open any of the folders. I have read
> > the help manual but I still have no clue as to how to remedy this
> > situation. I figure the solution has to be in the Advanced setting
> > area but when I go to that screen I feel completely lost. Would
> > someone help me adjust my setting so that the Hotmail and Yahoo email
> > work without having to change the security settings to "Allow All"
> > every time?
> > Thank you in advance,
> > Leatrice
> You don't need I think any advanced rules. I do not need.
> I usually check my emails through msn messenger, but today tested by logging
> straight through the web site and that worked too.
> Click Applications in SPF and check that the messenger is not blocked
> accidentally by you, and that it has client access. 'Act as Server' is not
> If you have questions, you could also try to get an answer from the firewall
I checked the messenger setting and it it not blocked.
I checked the client access and it is marked.
I unchecked "Act as Server" then tried to open my Hotmail account but
I am still not able to access my email.
Do you have any other recommendations?