AO (HEL) Keep locking my account Grrrr! - SaabCentral Forums
Home Saab Pictures Saab Classifieds Saab Dealer Listings Saab Forum Saab Forum

Go Back   SaabCentral Forums > Saab Cafe > The Lounge

The Lounge For general discussions is the premier Saab All Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 4th February 2006
peterchurch peterchurch is offline
Saab Crazy
Join Date: Jul 2005                                                
Location: Near Bristol
My Saabs: 93 Aero V6 Cabrio / 95 Aero Estate
Posts: 771
Angry AO (HEL) Keep locking my account Grrrr!

OK its not my account its the farther inlaws, but its starting to anoy me to say the least! Every few months I get a phone call from him saying that he can't get on to the internet... We phone them up, and they tell him that someone has sent several hundered emails from his account so they have locked it... Then they reinable the account and a few months later we start the process again...

I have had his machine inside out looking for trojans etc but can find nothing.

Anyone got any ideas (apart from dumping them) ???

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Old 4th February 2006
ubermich's Avatar
ubermich ubermich is offline
Saab Lunatic
Join Date: Nov 2005                                                
Location: TX
My Saabs: 1993 900 vert, 1990 Ford Bronco(4 sale)
Posts: 2,044

No one should use AOL. Ever. Period. Get cable/DSL and give AOL the finger. AOL is and will always be a pain in the ***.
Truck: 90 Bronco (For Sale)
Car: 1993 900 vert, bone stock
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 4th February 2006
Mag-X's Avatar
Mag-X Mag-X is offline
Saab Lunatic
Join Date: Jul 2003                                                
Location: Portland, OR, USA
My Saabs: 2010 Saab 9-3 2.0T
Posts: 2,524

It's probably the e-mail account, and not the computer.

...and, as stated above, AOL really REALLY sucks the big one anyway.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 4th February 2006
valbowski1980's Avatar
valbowski1980 valbowski1980 is offline
Saab on the Brain!
Join Date: Jun 2003                                                
Location: Chicago IL
My Saabs: None now
Posts: 5,774

Ditch AOL, it's worthless.
There is a "replacement for displacement".... It's called "forced induction".
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 5th February 2006
klarking1075 klarking1075 is offline
Saab Lunatic
Join Date: Feb 2005                                                
Location: Midlothian, Scotland
My Saabs: MY98 9000 CSE B234R
Posts: 1,220

If he insists on using AOL then make sure that he doesn't use the e-mail accounts that they provide. Make sure he uses (shiver) MSN or Yahoo (or equivalent). That way if someone is abusing his e-mail account you can point it that it isn't used by your FIL and that it's their problem.

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links


Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SaabCentral Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:30 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

top of page | sitemap | email us

copyright © 2003 - 2011, All rights reserved - valid xhtml - valid css
SaabCentral is an independently run website and is not affiliated in any way to Saab Automobile AB.

vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.