"bigpond" is not a valid name for your outgoing mail server.
"POP3" is not a valid name for your incoming mail server.
Your ISP will give you the proper entries, or check their
web pages for customer support.
"Christine" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:%236aeY1AWHHA.5108@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
> Hello, I am a new user and have just installed internet and email on my
> laptop. I was sending a test message to myself. Obvioulsy I have filled in
> incorrect details as these messages show below:
> 1. The host 'bigpond' could not be found. Please verify that you have
> entered the server name correctly. Subject 'test', Account: 'POP3', Server:
> 'bigpond', Protocol: SMTP, Port: 25, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 11001,
> Error Number: 0x800CCC0D
> 2. The host 'POP3' could not be found. Please verify that you have entered
> the server name correctly.
> Account: 'POP3', Server: 'POP3', Protocol: POP3, Port: 110, Secure(SSL):
> No, Socket Error: 11001, Error Number: 0x800CCC0D
> Can somebody please advise what details I should be entering, ie as to host,
> account etc.