Go to Tools, Accounts, select that account, Properties, Advanced,
then change the incoming port from 995 to 110. That should automatically
uncheck the associated SSL option also. Restart Windows Mail, then try
If no improvement, which antivirus are you running? Some of them cause
problems with Windows Mail over time.
Gary VanderMolen, Microsoft MVP (Mail)
Microsoft MVP program: http://mvp.support.microsoft.com
"Rain" <Rain@newsgroup> wrote in message news:C05196C9-E0B9-452D-A643-BD10FC05F262@newsgroup
>I keep getting this error msg. And my email messages are not downloading. I
> am unable to use my email.
> "The connection to the server has failed.
> POP3,Port:995.Secure(SSL):Yes,Socket Error: 10060, ErroR Number: 0x800CCC0E"
> PLEASE help me. This has been going on for 5 days and I can't figure it out.