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Subject: Wrappers with postage won't print out
Date Posted: 9/1/2008 2:09 AM ET
Member Since: 12/9/2007
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A red (never a good thing!) message in the body of the wrapper printing page comes up and says postage is unavailable to this address.  On both of the 2 books I have to mail.  What is that?  I almost always buy PBS postage and DC.  I really hate not being able to understand these computers.

Ruth

Date Posted: 9/1/2008 2:37 AM ET
Member Since: 8/26/2006
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Give it a few hours, and try it again:

From the Help Docs:

I am getting the message "electronic postage cannot be used for this address".  What does this mean?

  • This message "electronic postage is currently not available for this address" is an error message from endicia.com, our online postage provider, and often it just goes away if the sender tries again to print after a few minutes.  
  • If the address is not validated by USPS,  you will also see the above message.  In the case of an invalid address, the requestor can go to this site  to try to find the "validated" form of his or her address.  Printed postage can't be used to send a package to an address that has not been validated by USPS. 
Date Posted: 9/1/2008 7:27 AM ET
Member Since: 12/9/2007
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Thank you so much, Patty!  I should have looked that up myself!  Since it occured on 2 different addresses I think it's probably just an odd glitch.I'll try printing again later! It took me aback because I'd never seen such a thing.  I'm glad it wasn't a glitch I had!!  ;D

Ruth