I am using a G4 powerbook (OS-10.3.9) with a verizon dsl modem and a netgear router (b version) and an apple wireless card. I can connect to the internet with no problems at all. I have 2 web-based email accounts, and while I can get my mail with ease, for some reason I cannot send email from either account--I just get a tiny spinning ball until it times out. This goes for new email and replying or forwarding email. Every once in a while when I send an email, it sends it with no problem but this occurs very infrequently (perhaps once a week) and even then, I am only able to send one email--the next time I try (maybe 2 minutes later), it's back to the spinning ball again. I've used several different browsers (safari, firefox, and ie) and the problem persists. Is there a setting I am missing? Could this be a router problem? I'm an experienced mac user but a relative novice when it comes to wireless networking. Thanks so much for your help.