CANNOT SEND WINDOWS MAIL CAN RECEIVE NOT SEND

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Mail' started by Mr. Arnold, Jun 16, 2007.

  1. Mr. Arnold

    Mr. Arnold Guest

    Well, you need to be posting with a better error message, other than, the
    ones you have posted.

    What error message are you getting if any?
     
    Mr. Arnold, Jun 16, 2007
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    Connie Guest

    APPARENTLY VISTA windows mail was not and is not ready for operation ...I
    had windows 98 of all things and I use 2000 as well as XP I loved,
    loved my outlook express why oh why cannot Vista windows mail operate as it
    should.....
    My teen grandson said I was in for more problems than I would ever hope to
    have and he is correct....
    I did not want Vista the Dell was loaded with it...
    At any rate my send will not send says there is an error in receiving mail
    at that address but it applies to any address I use...and they have given
    me permission to send in their address book my provider says they do not
    know how to use vista....HELP HELP. KAHOLA
     
    Connie, Jun 16, 2007
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    PattyPat Guest

    what is the answer..how do i find it???
     
    PattyPat, Jun 16, 2007
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  4. What is the exact error message?

    Email scanning should be turned off in any anti-virus. It provides no
    protection not provided by the regular resident program.
    Beside that, McAfee and Norton are not compatible with Windows Mail.
     
    Frank Saunders, MS-MVP OE/WM, Jun 16, 2007
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  5. How do you find the answer?
    Well, you'd have to post the question first,
    complete with details and copy of any error message.

    Gary VanderMolen
     
    Gary VanderMolen, Jun 17, 2007
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  6. I have just bought a new portable PC with Windows Vista Home Basic. After
    having configured my e-mail boxes in Windows Mail I experienced the same
    problem as many other beginners of Windows Mail. I could recieve mail, but
    not send. To solve this, I called my Internet provider, the Telecom company
    Tele2 and explained my problem to the Costumer Service Support section.
    The solution was to use an other address for the outgoing mail as the one
    for incoming mail. I had to open a new e-mail account with the new Internet
    provider to get the right code for User name and Password and the correct
    addres for outgoing e-mail. I also had to change the port number from 25
    (standard) to 587 special for Tele2. In Windows Vista there is a pop up
    window asking for credentials. In this window I also had to change login
    name for Tele2 and enter my new password for the new e-mail adress. With
    this modifications it was possible to send messages from at least two of my
    old e-mail addresses. I have used Windows ME and XP before without this
    problem, but this time I had changed my telephone service provider from
    Telia to Tele2 and that was probably causing the problems.
     
    Lars Lindblad, Jun 18, 2007
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