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Still Cannot Send Emails

  1. #1


    PGray Guest

    Still Cannot Send Emails

    I followed the instructions on how to correct this problem from previous
    posts. I restored my mail account, disabled virus scan, check all setting,
    and verified all authentications. Still cannot send emails and get the
    following error message:

    The connection to the server has failed. Subject 'Records of Joseph James
    Oleskow', Account: 'Worldnet', Server: 'mailhost.worldnet.att.net', Protocol:
    SMTP, Port: 25, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10060, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E

    Can anyone help? I was able to use it the day before yesterday, but not
    since yesterday afternoon.

    PGray

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  2. #2


    Gary VanderMolen Guest

    Re: Still Cannot Send Emails

    Chances are, it's not your email program. Who is your home ISP, and
    were you sending from home? As a general rule, the owner of a port 25
    SMTP server you are using must be the same as the company providing
    your Internet connection at that moment. For more on this see
    http://www.postcastserver.com/help/P..._Blocking.aspx

    The best solution is to use an SMTP server that supports a port other
    than '25'. You're in luck. Read these instructions, especially the paragraph entitled
    "I am connecting through a high speed connection or another ISP..."

    http://help.att.net/docs/use/email/g...STA&faqcounter

    Note the use of port 465 and SSL.

    --
    Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)


    "PGray" <PGray@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:C00254D0-C828-42FF-8150-05E32D05DFF8@xxxxxx

    >I followed the instructions on how to correct this problem from previous
    > posts. I restored my mail account, disabled virus scan, check all setting,
    > and verified all authentications. Still cannot send emails and get the
    > following error message:
    >
    > The connection to the server has failed. Subject 'Records of Joseph James
    > Oleskow', Account: 'Worldnet', Server: 'mailhost.worldnet.att.net', Protocol:
    > SMTP, Port: 25, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10060, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E
    >
    > Can anyone help? I was able to use it the day before yesterday, but not
    > since yesterday afternoon.
    >
    > PGray

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    PA Bear [MS MVP] Guest

    Re: Still Cannot Send Emails

    Contact your ISP for the correct settings.

    PGray wrote:

    > I followed the instructions on how to correct this problem from previous
    > posts. I restored my mail account, disabled virus scan, check all
    > setting,
    > and verified all authentications. Still cannot send emails and get the
    > following error message:
    >
    > The connection to the server has failed. Subject 'Records of Joseph James
    > Oleskow', Account: 'Worldnet', Server: 'mailhost.worldnet.att.net',
    > Protocol: SMTP, Port: 25, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10060, Error
    > Number: 0x800CCC0E
    >
    > Can anyone help? I was able to use it the day before yesterday, but not
    > since yesterday afternoon.
    >
    > PGray

      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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