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I got my news reader (Outlook) set up and can download the messages, but when I try to post or respond to a message I get this error.

Your message was not delivered because the destination computer was
not found. Carefully check that it was spelled correctly and try
sending it again if there were any mistakes.

It is also possible that a network problem caused this situation,
so if you are sure the address is correct you might want to try to
send it again. If the problem continues, contact your friendly
system administrator.

Host discussions.microsoft.com not found.

Nov 20 '05 #1
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Try setting the host to news.micrsoft.com. That is what I have been using in my OE.

--
Rgds,
Anand
VB.NET MVP
http://www.dotnetindia.com
"BrianDH" wrote:
I got my news reader (Outlook) set up and can download the messages, but when I try to post or respond to a message I get this error.

Your message was not delivered because the destination computer was
not found. Carefully check that it was spelled correctly and try
sending it again if there were any mistakes.

It is also possible that a network problem caused this situation,
so if you are sure the address is correct you might want to try to
send it again. If the problem continues, contact your friendly
system administrator.

Host discussions.microsoft.com not found.

Nov 20 '05 #2
stupid Q, but what is the difference between msnews.microsoft.com &
news.microsoft.com? (I've always used msnews.microsoft.com)

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Greg>ping msnews.microsfot.com

Pinging msnews.microsfot.com [66.51.112.32] with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from 66.51.112.32: bytes=32 time=235ms TTL=240
Reply from 66.51.112.32: bytes=32 time=234ms TTL=240
Reply from 66.51.112.32: bytes=32 time=540ms TTL=240
Reply from 66.51.112.32: bytes=32 time=1193ms TTL=240

Ping statistics for 66.51.112.32:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 234ms, Maximum = 1193ms, Average = 550ms

C:\Documents and Settings\Greg>ping news.microsoft.com

Pinging msnews.microsoft.com [207.46.248.16] with 32 bytes of data:

Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.

Ping statistics for 207.46.248.16:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),

Strange,
Greg
"Anand[MVP]" <An******@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:8C**********************************@microsof t.com...
Try setting the host to news.micrsoft.com. That is what I have been using in my OE.
--
Rgds,
Anand
VB.NET MVP
http://www.dotnetindia.com
"BrianDH" wrote:
I got my news reader (Outlook) set up and can download the messages, but when I try to post or respond to a message I get this error.
Your message was not delivered because the destination computer was
not found. Carefully check that it was spelled correctly and try
sending it again if there were any mistakes.

It is also possible that a network problem caused this situation,
so if you are sure the address is correct you might want to try to
send it again. If the problem continues, contact your friendly
system administrator.

Host discussions.microsoft.com not found.

Nov 20 '05 #3
:^) Never mind. I made a typo, they both resolve to 207.46.248.16.

"Greg Burns" <greg_burns@DONT_SPAM_ME_hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:em**************@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
stupid Q, but what is the difference between msnews.microsoft.com &
news.microsoft.com? (I've always used msnews.microsoft.com)

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Greg>ping msnews.microsfot.com

Pinging msnews.microsfot.com [66.51.112.32] with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from 66.51.112.32: bytes=32 time=235ms TTL=240
Reply from 66.51.112.32: bytes=32 time=234ms TTL=240
Reply from 66.51.112.32: bytes=32 time=540ms TTL=240
Reply from 66.51.112.32: bytes=32 time=1193ms TTL=240

Ping statistics for 66.51.112.32:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 234ms, Maximum = 1193ms, Average = 550ms

C:\Documents and Settings\Greg>ping news.microsoft.com

Pinging msnews.microsoft.com [207.46.248.16] with 32 bytes of data:

Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.

Ping statistics for 207.46.248.16:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),

Strange,
Greg
"Anand[MVP]" <An******@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:8C**********************************@microsof t.com...
Try setting the host to news.micrsoft.com. That is what I have been using
in my OE.

--
Rgds,
Anand
VB.NET MVP
http://www.dotnetindia.com
"BrianDH" wrote:
I got my news reader (Outlook) set up and can download the messages,
but when I try to post or respond to a message I get this error.
Your message was not delivered because the destination computer was
not found. Carefully check that it was spelled correctly and try
sending it again if there were any mistakes.

It is also possible that a network problem caused this situation,
so if you are sure the address is correct you might want to try to
send it again. If the problem continues, contact your friendly
system administrator.

Host discussions.microsoft.com not found.


Nov 20 '05 #4

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