Error ID: 0x800CCC0E.The connection to the server has failed in Windows Live Mail.

Original title: Windows Live Mail connection.

I've updated my computer to Windows 7. Previously I used Outlook Express for my email, now I've got Windows Live Mail. I can receive emails but I get the following error message when I send an email.

The connection to the server has failed.

Subject 'test'
Server: 'smtp.comcast.net'
Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x800CCC0E
Protocol: SMTP
Port: 25
Secure(SSL): No
Socket Error: 10051

 
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Hi judysima,

Adding to Bruces’s suggestion, you may post your question in Windows Live Mail support for further assistance.

Hope the information helps. Please post back and let us know.

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Change the SMTP port to 587 and make sure: My Server Requires Authentication is checked.

How do I set up/configure Outlook Express, Windows Mail & Windows Live Mail for Comcast email?
http://www.comcast.com/customers/faq/FaqDetails.ashx?Id=2288


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