[NTLK] Mail V; Voice Recorder

Rufus Kohn rufuskohn at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 05:38:07 EDT 2018

Hi Forrest,

Do you know of a setup to get mail running on a 2100?
What kind of mail account would work?
How do I get the 2100 online
I have an Ethernet card
A WiFi card wavelan silver
A DLink router set to minimum security, dedicated for the Newton
All the software available

I am sorry because I am positively certain this subject has been discussed many times but this old noob has missed those discussions 

Met vriendelijke groet,
Rufus Kohn


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> Op 5 sep. 2018 om 11:24 heeft Forrest Buffenmyer <newton_phoenix at mindspring.com> het volgende geschreven:
> So as was evident by the duplicate emails, I’ve been working with Mail V.
> I won’t go into great detail about that experience; let’s just say that I got another MP2100 out of its storage to make sure it still worked, etc. At one point I tried to send an email and could not, and after a bit realized I did not have Mail V on it, for some reason. I connected up an older Dell Latitude, an Iogear GUC-232A and the Newton’s cable and dongle to re-install Mail V and all its various parts.
> I could not get it to work. I recalled from before that it can be a bit finicky at times, as it wants things just so. After several hours deleting and re-entering the email parts of my Owner Info and fussing around the settings I was able to get it to work, although I have NO idea what I did finally that was so much different than what I had been doing.
> While it seems to work okay now, I am perplexed about one thing: no matter what I do, the email name in the Mail V Assistant says “-no email-“. It correctly lists the incoming and outgoing server information under the also-correct name of the email. Simply put, it looks like this:
> (There is a check mark, then) Newton-Phoenix
> -no e-email-
> mail.mindspring.com              newton_pho....(it fades it out)
> smtpauth.earthlink.net:587   newton_pho...(again, it fades it out).
> Before any discussion ensues—all that information is correct and is the same on my other devices—except for the :587, which is the port that EarthLink now uses for outgoing mail. I had to add that or nothing was happening.
> I tried entering a password under Email (the first mention) in the Owner Info...I seem to recall that was not only unnecessary but actually discouraged. It did not make a difference.
> Any ideas? Apparently this is a non-issue and is not required, as Mail V seems to work okay. Still, I thought it WAS necessary.
> ALSO: I installed the Voice Recorder package. After a couple of tries it demands that I register or it won’t work. I sent an email as instructed and BIG SURPRISE it bounced. Is there a workaround for this?
> Mahalo,
> Forrest
> Sent from my iPad Pro 9.7"
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