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Sending e-mail with Outlook Express via Comcast.

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Sending e-mail with Outlook Express via Comcast.

I have a valid e-mail address and password which gets me incoming mail okay, but I am not able to send messages. I use Outlook Express through Comcast.

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Re: Sending e-mail with Outlook Express via Comcast.

First, Did you know that Outlook Express has not been supported by Microsoft since 2014?  You really need to change to another free email program.  I would suggest Windows Live Mail (or Gmail or Thunderbird)

With Microsoft NOT supporting OE anymore, that means you NEVER get any Updates, such as Security updates, or any less important ones at all.  Please do change to a different one.

Now to your question:

The settings for OE was,  as well as the three I mention above are:

Incoming Server: mail.comcast.net

Incopming Port 995 with SSL ON

Outgoing Server:  smtp.comcast.net

Outgoing Port 465 with SSL ON

Under the server tab:  This server requires Authentication must be checked

Do NOT check SPA ( Secure Password Authentication)


PS  You can google for WLM for its download.




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