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Help with Outlook Express

fruityloops Avatar
7y, 11m agoPosted 7 years, 11 months ago
Can someone please give me advice on how to get my Mother in Law's Outlook Express emails going? Tools, Internet Accounts are currently set to POP3 (Connection: any available).

Any advice gratefully received.
fruityloops Avatar
7y, 11m agoPosted 7 years, 11 months ago

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whats the error your getting?
The host 'POP3' could not be found. Please verify that you have entered the server name correctly. Account: 'POP3', Server: 'POP3', Protocol: POP3, Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 11001, Error Number: 0x800CCC0D
Sorry, being so thick on this one but I can't find out how to do the server name. The example it shows is:
what isp is she on?
say if it was tiscali...the incoming mail server should be something like
Knowing who her ISP or email supplier is would help us help you.......

Although to be perfectly honest Outlook Express is a defunct program, the current version (6.0) was released in 2001. You should really be using something more up to date like Thunderbird: or Windows Live Mail:
I'm in New Zealand currently so it's
From their help pages:
Xnet Email Settings

Incoming Mail Server:

Incoming Mail Server:

Outgoing Mail Server:

Incoming Mail Server:

Outgoing Mail Server:

lol beaten to it
Brilliant thanks, I think I'm there, it's just sending about a trillion old stored messages now!
useful for me too - thanks!
Thanks, sorted now, just receiving 66 messages!!!!!

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