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borimad
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POP3 Server

I'd like to know, what I have to type on POP3 server to just configure Outlook Express. I will apreciate your help.

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Cherni533
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Re: POP3 Server

 Account: 'mail.comcast.net', Server: 'mail.comcast.net', Protocol: POP3, Server Response: '-ERR invalid username/password', Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Server Error: 0x800CCC90, Error Number: 0x800CCC92

 

Can not send or receive email all of a sudden and it wont accept my user name and password. So disgusted with comcast recently

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cjerian
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Re: POP3 Server

  1. enter your Account name or Email user name (your Comcast user ID, the part before "@comcast.net" in your email address)
  2. enter your Password
  3. check "Remember password"

When you set the username make sure it the part without comcast.net

make sure you have the correct password.

 

 

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Cherni533
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Re: POP3 Server

 Account: 'mail.comcast.net', Server: 'mail.comcast.net', Protocol: POP3, Port: 995, Secure(SSL): No, Error Number: 0x800CCC19  

 

Thanks I was doing exactly as you suggested...still no luck, just odd to stop working all of a sudden. I am able to retrieve emails from comcast site but not on my windows mail.

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CCCarole
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Re: POP3 Server


Cherni533 wrote:

 Account: 'mail.comcast.net', Server: 'mail.comcast.net', Protocol: POP3, Port: 995, Secure(SSL): No, Error Number: 0x800CCC19  

 

Thanks I was doing exactly as you suggested...still no luck, just odd to stop working all of a sudden. I am able to retrieve emails from comcast site but not on my windows mail.


You do not have SSL on.



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Cherni533
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Re: POP3 Server

How do I turn ssl on?

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CCCarole
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Re: POP3 Server


Cherni533 wrote:

How do I turn ssl on?


Which email client and version are you using please?

 

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Re: POP3 Server

Windows vista

 

browser is mozilla

 

I can not send or receive email

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CCCarole
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Re: POP3 Server


Cherni533 wrote:

Windows vista

 

browser is mozilla

 

I can not send or receive email


You posted your operating system and your browser.  I need to know what you use for email?  Which email program?

 

Examples of email clients you may use could be:  Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail, Thunderbird, Gmail.

 

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Cherni533
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Re: POP3 Server

I believe its just windows email

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Cherni533
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Re: POP3 Server

It states windows mail when I open it on the top left

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CCCarole
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Re: POP3 Server

Clikc on this link which contains the directions for setting up Windows Mail.

 

http://customer.comcast.com/help-and-support/internet/configuring-windows-mail-xfinity-email

 

You can print out the directions by clicking on the print icon at the top of the directions.

 

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Re: POP3 Server

 Account: 'mail.comcast.net', Server: 'mail.comcast.net', Protocol: POP3, Port: 995, Secure(SSL): No, Error Number: 0x800CCC19

 

I followed those direction which were very easy thank you and still receive this error code.

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CCCarole
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Re: POP3 Server


Cherni533 wrote:

 Account: 'mail.comcast.net', Server: 'mail.comcast.net', Protocol: POP3, Port: 995, Secure(SSL): No, Error Number: 0x800CCC19

 

I followed those direction which were very easy thank you and still receive this error code.


Your error message shows that you still did not enable SSL on for POP3.

 

Try again.

 

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Cherni533
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Re: POP3 Server

Thanks for all your help and patience:smileygrin:  I just changed our password and now I just started receiving emails again.  I have no idea why this stopped working and I had updated everything but it hadnt saved I guess I'll see how long this continues to work this time. I do appreciate your help!

Thanks,

Kathie

 

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Re: POP3 Server

Cherni,

You are very welcome.  Glad I could help!

 

Carole



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