"Gary VanderMolen [MVP]" wrote:
> Change port 25 to port 587. Also make sure you have send
> authentication enabled:
> Go to Tools, Accounts, select that account, Properties, Servers.
> Enable the "My server requires authentication" option.
> Gary VanderMolen, Microsoft MVP (Mail)
> Microsoft MVP program: http://mvp.support.microsoft.com
> "Terbur" <Terbur@newsgroup> wrote in message news:6FEE4960-F543-45F5-8736-8A529C720C17@newsgroup
> > This just started happening a few days ago. I can't figure it out. I can
> > receive but cannot send. Below is the error message:
> > The connection to the server has failed. Subject 'test', Account:
> > 'mail.comcast.net', Server: 'smtp.comcast.net', Protocol: SMTP, Port: 25,
> > Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10060, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E
> I tried, but it didn't work. This is the message I got:
The message could not be sent. The authentication setting might not be
correct for your outgoing e-mail [SMTP] server. For help solving this
problem, go to Help, search for "Troubleshoot Windows Mail", and read the
"I'm having problems sending e-mail" section. If you need help determining
the proper server settings, please contact your e-mail service provider.
The rejected e-mail address was 'mtdburruss2@newsgroup'. Subject 'test',
Account: 'mail.comcast.net', Server: 'smtp.comcast.net', Protocol: SMTP,
Server Response: '550 5.1.0 Authentication required', Port: 587, Secure(SSL):
No, Server Error: 550, Error Number: 0x800CCC78