Sending from the web interface is entirely different from sending from
the email program, so it doesn't prove anything one way or the other.
To determine if the problem is due to your email program, you would
have to install a different email program, such as Thunderbird, and try
sending from there.
Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (WLMail)
"Horatio" <horatio@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:CE5AE899-1137-4E73-83EF-E865BFB5886B@xxxxxx
> Gary - That can't be it; I have Comcast and when I go directly to Comcast's
> webmail and try the same from there , I can send and receive emails from
> myself just fine. Therefore, it must be something with Windows Live, right?
> "Horatio" wrote:
>> When I type in my own email address and send a message, it appears to be sent
>> (is in the Sent Items folder), but I never receive it. However, if I go to
>> the Sent Items folder and FORWARD that same message to myself, I do get it.
>> I didn't install any antivirus software, and I've searched everywhere I know
>> for something in the "Tools" and "Accounts" menus for a possible solution.
>> Any ideas?