Re: Imap connection




"sillymaja" <sillymaja@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message news:CBDD2A05-9CA6-49DC-B7C0-E93CE69402CE@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

I'm having big problems too with aol on windows mail. Have gone through all
posts here and re installed as per aol's instructions but still cannot send
mail. error message is:

The connection to the server has failed. Subject 'test', Account:
'imap.uk.aol.com', Server: 'smtp.uk.aol.com', Protocol: SMTP, Port: 25,
Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10060, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E

I am using spyware doctor (have used avast and norton, but had same problem)

Please help, i'm going mad!! :-)


Tools>accounts>select your account>properties>Advanced tab, change SMTP Port number from 25 to 587>apply>OK


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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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