Help with Outlook Express

    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.


    whats the error your getting?

    Original Poster

    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

    Original Poster

    Sorry, being so thick on this one but I can't find out how to do the server name. The example it shows is:

    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:…rd/ or Windows Live Mail:

    Original Poster

    I'm in New Zealand currently so it's

    Original Poster

    Brilliant thanks, I think I'm there, it's just sending about a trillion old stored messages now!

    useful for me too - thanks!

    Original Poster

    Thanks, sorted now, just receiving 66 messages!!!!!
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