That type of problem is usually caused by interference from a non-
compatible antivirus program. Which antivirus are you running?
As a minimum, email scanning in the antivirus must be turned off,
although that may not be sufficient to eliminate all bad effects.
In a worst case scenario, your antivirus may need to be uninstalled.
Email scanning in any antivirus must be disabled, for reasons
If no improvement after disabling email scanning, consider upgrading
to Windows Live Mail, because it is less prone to suffering bad effects
from overly intrusive antivirus programs:
Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)
"Mike Torello" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> Charity <Charity@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>>I just bought a new computer and used the easy transfer to upload all of my
>>files. I was so happy to find that I did not have to re-setup all of my
>>e-mail accounts in windows mail. Unfortunately, I found out very shortly
>>that there was a glitch in the program.... If I try to hit the "Send/Receive"
>>button at the top, it does not even try to do anything and automatically
>>gives me an error screen without an error message. The exact thing happens
>>when I hit the down arrow and hit "Send and Receive All". It only works when
>>I hit "Send All" or "Receive All". I called the computer manufac., they said
>>it was a microsoft issue, I called microsoft, they said I would have to deal
>>with the manufac. since it was pre-installed. Am I "up a creek" unless I pay
>>for tech support? I really dont think that is right.
>>Please, if there is anyone out there who can help, I would really apprecite
> All the Windows Mail experts are here:
> I've crossposted this to that group. Good luck!