Go to Tools | Accounts
Highlight your email provider. Set it as default. Close window. Shut down
Windows Mail. It should now send immediately, as long as you have the option
chosen to do so in Tools | Options | Send
A reboot may be necessary.
Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User
(For email, remove the obvious from my address)
Quote from George Ankner:
If you knew as much as you think you know,
You would realize that you don't know what you thought you knew!
"alanbriggs" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Hello everyone,
> I seem to all of a sudden be unable to send e-mail properly in windows
> mail. If I send an e-mail to myself for example it stays in my outbox.
> I also have a message that was sent I think from within adobe
> photoshop elements 5, which again is residing in my outbox and with
> this file, if I try to delete it or move it I recieve an "unknown
> error" dialogue box. I cannot do anything with this e-mail. It's
> I spoke to my ISP and they said it may be a problem with mcafee and to
> disable the e-mail scanner. This has not resolved the issue and in any
> case, I would prefer to keep my security levels as they were and as
> mcafee recommend (with e-mail scanned both ways).
> Does anyone know how I can sort this out? I ought to be able to e-mail
> to myself, I have this file in my outbox that will not move, and this
> has only recently occurred!
> Any help will be gratefuly recieved - alanbriggs