Thanks for the feedback...
....and that's a significant difference than using 'smtp.gci.net'.
If I may ask, where did that server come from ?
"alaska girl" <alaskagirl@newsgroup> wrote in message news:50086778-88C7-43E1-95C4-A2076DE81163@newsgroup
> Thanks you for all your help... i have windows live mail sending my email
> now...the outgoing server has to be mtaonline.net , with the my server
> requires auth, checked and in the setting log on using my user name and
> password for mtaonline.net...