In Windows Mail, go to Tolls, Accounts, select that mail.charter.net
account, Properties, Advanced. Change the port number for the
incoming (POP3) server from 995 to 110. Make sure the adjacent
SSL option box is not checked. Click OK.
Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)
"Briangie" <Briangie@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:B69A0C19-101D-4AE6-9264-0B99A0B813EB@xxxxxx
> Can you tell me how to change it?
> "Gary VanderMolen" wrote:
>> As far as I know, Charter does not use port 995/SSL for POP3.
>> They use the standard port 110, no SSL.
>> Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)
>> "Briangie" <Briangie@xxxxxx> wrote in message news24BFFD6-AD8A-46A2-9429-091807A4A413@xxxxxx
>> >I have been out of town for a couple of days. I have been using a public
>> >> wireless connection to my laptop. The first part of the week worked good,
>> >> but now using the same wireless connection, I am getting the following
>> >> error
>> >> message. It has been happening since yesterday afternoon 10/3/08 and
>> >> today
>> >> is 10/5/08. What is the problem? Please help!
>> >> The connection to the server has failed. Account: 'mail.charter.net',
>> >> Server: 'mail.charter.net', Protocol: POP3, Port: 995, Secure(SSL): Yes,
>> >> Socket Error: 10060, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E