When you attempt to connect to your Internet service provider (ISP) to check for new e-mail and you receive a busy signal, Dial-Up Networking may not attempt to redial even though it is configured to do so, and you may receive the following error message:
Error 676: The line is busy. Try again later.
This problem can occur if you attempt to connect to your ISP using Microsoft Outlook Express, or by double-clicking the Dial-Up Networking connection to your ISP.
To work around this problem, use either of the following methods:
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Microsoft Windows 98.