Outlook express issue

  Femme 16 May 12
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The host 'smpt' could not be found. Please verify that you have entered the server name correctly. Account: 'pop3', Server: 'smpt', Protocol: SMTP, Port: 25, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 11001, Error Number: 0x800CCC0D cant send mail the above is the error message thanks

  mgmcc 16 May 12

Have you just set up this email account? If so, make sure you have entered the server as smtp and not smpt as you've typed a couple of times in your posting.

  Femme 16 May 12

Thanks so much ill try that I have never been able to use it

  lotvic 16 May 12

Easy way to remember how it is spelt - smtp - S end - M ail - T o - P eople

  Femme 16 May 12

thanks so much now how do I change it to smtp?keep looking in help but very confusing to me

  Femme 16 May 12

Thanks so much its working now

  lotvic 16 May 12

Good, you found it :)

Outlook Express >Tools > Accounts >Mail tab > click on the email account so it is highlighted, Click on 'Properties' button on the right >Servers tab and click in the Outgoing mail (SMTP) box and alter the text, Click on Apply and OK. popup window will close, Click on Close on the remaining popup window.

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