Re: Problems setting sending and receiving emails

Hi, mason426.

As Dave N9 said, POP3 and SMTP are not server names, but many servers use them as a PART of their name. For example, the MSN mail servers are and But my ISP's mail servers use for both sending and receiving.

You'll need to contact whoever you send your monthly check to, probably, to learn the correct settings for YOUR servers. (Since you posted via the browser interface, we can't even see the name of your server - the part of your address after the "@" symbol.)

R. C. White, CPA
San Marcos, TX
Microsoft Windows MVP
Windows Live Mail 2010 (15.3.2804.0607) in Win7 Ultimate x64)

"mason426" wrote in message news:08C665A1-D51C-47A8-9D63-EE027502BE6F@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

I keep getting this message when i try to send an email. I am not sure if my
windows mail is set up correctly. Help I do not know what to do.

The host 'SMTP' could not be found. Please verify that you have entered the
server name correctly.
Subject 'test', Account: 'windows mail', Server: 'SMTP', Protocol: SMTP,
Port: 25, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 11001, Error Number: 0x800CCC0D

Account: 'windows mail', Server: 'POP3', Protocol: POP3, Port: 110,
Secure(SSL): No, Error Number: 0x800CCC17