Comcast is trying to make users switch to a different port number, but has
been rather poor at telling their users about this. See if this helps: http://help.comcast.net/content/faqt...e-6ebf83b77523
Click the link titled "How to configure Windows Mail for Vista to use port
587 for sending email"
Hal Hostetler, CPBE -- hhh@xxxxxx
Senior Engineer/MIS -- MS MVP-Print/Imaging -- WA7BGX http://www.kvoa.com
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"JB" <JB@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> When I try to send an email, I get the following:
> The connection to the server has failed. Subject 'Re: babysitter
> Account: 'mail.comcast.net', Server: 'smtp.comcast.net', Protocol: SMTP,
> Port: 25, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10060, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E