I can receive emails but I can't send emails

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Mail' started by JB, Oct 23, 2008.

  1. JB

    JB Guest

    When I try to send an email, I get the following:

    The connection to the server has failed. Subject 'Re: babysitter question',
    Account: 'mail.comcast.net', Server: 'smtp.comcast.net', Protocol: SMTP,
    Port: 25, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10060, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E
    JB, Oct 23, 2008
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    Dave Guest

    Dave, Oct 24, 2008
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  3. Comcast is trying to make users switch to a different port number, but has
    been rather poor at telling their users about this. See if this helps:

    Windows Mail

    Click the link titled "How to configure Windows Mail for Vista to use port
    587 for sending email"

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    Senior Engineer/MIS -- MS MVP-Print/Imaging -- WA7BGX
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    Hal Hostetler [MVP-P/I], Oct 24, 2008
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