Re: I cannot send or receive email in windows, error message ox800




"joe" <joe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message news:5775DB60-C656-4A8E-A07F-64077937B3F0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
The connection to the server has failed.

Subject 'g'
Server: 'smtp.comcast.net'
Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x800CCC0E
Protocol: SMTP
Port: 25
Secure(SSL): No
Socket Error: 10013

any help


You need to change the Port in use to 587 from 25.

Go to Tools Menu>accounts>select your account>properties button>advanced tab, make the change>apply>OK.

Also see:
http://customer.comcast.com/Pages/FAQViewer.aspx?seoid=Configuring-or-setting-up-Outlook-Express-for-email

For complete settings, it describes Outlook Express but Windows Mail is the same.

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Regards Steve.
MS-MVP. MAIL. [DTS] UK.
http://www.getsafeonline.org/
http://www.microsoft.com/uk/citizenship/safeandsecure/parentadvice/default.mspx

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