I can't get my Vista email to work either. I've tried what was sug

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Mail' started by parisgigi, Jul 19, 2008.

  1. parisgigi

    parisgigi Guest

    I tried what the posts said but still can't send email or auto clear out the
    outbox. I get this message. My email address is with yahoo

    Your server has unexpectedly terminated the connection. Possible causes for
    this include server problems, network problems, or a long period of
    inactivity. Subject '', Account: 'HOME', Server: 'plus.smtp.mail.yahoo.com',
    Protocol: SMTP, Port: 25, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10053, Error Number:
    parisgigi, Jul 19, 2008
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  2. Do you have the pay version of Yahoo (Mail Plus)? If so, use the
    settings given in solution #2 below.

    If you have a free, US-based Yahoo account, it has webmail access only,
    no POP access. Windows Mail does not handle webmail.
    There are three possible solutions:

    1. How did you access Yahoo mail before? If you are happy with
    webmail via your browser, you can continue to use that.

    2. Pay Yahoo to get their premium "Mail Plus" service:
    and use the special settings for that service:

    3. Another option is called YPOPs. It is free, but requires some technical
    knowledge to implement:
    Gary VanderMolen, Jul 20, 2008
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  3. parisgigi

    parisgigi Guest

    Thank you Gary. I have the free yahoo. I will try the YPOP.
    parisgigi, Jul 20, 2008
  4. You're welcome.
    Gary VanderMolen, Jul 20, 2008
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