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WLM Yahoo account error message

by gorilita / October 9, 2012 8:22 AM PDT

About 3 months ago, my yahoo account which is linked to WLM
(I pay a yearly fee for this) stopped working. No, I didnt make any
chages in my computer the day before, this just "happened". The message
I received is: Unable to send or receive messages... etc etc.
Windows Live Mail error: 0x800CCC0F. I was unable to fix this and after
a month and some days, all of the sudden, all my emails went through!!
and again, I havent done any changes in my computer. Now this same
problem happened again and I really dont want to wait another month or
so for this to be fixed out of the blue. I deleted the account, configured again, checked the ports so please dont give me that advice. it doesnt work.Any ideas PLEASE?Thank you!

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 10, 2012 4:40 AM PDT

You're not the only one. Sorry but as only one of my friends pays for this Yahoo SMTP/POP3 I can't check today why Yahoo's changes broke it.

Since you are adverse to checking things can you supply what you used so I can check it out?

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This is whats happening
by gorilita / October 10, 2012 5:27 AM PDT
In reply to: Yup.

Hi Bob!
Thanks! I am not adverse to checking, its that I already checked!
I have read a few forums and I did all what they sugested:
checked ports, checked configuration, deleted and recreated the account, paused the antivirus... what annoys me Bob is that it happended "suddenly". My only hunch but I am not 100% sure is that it may have happened after a Windows Update but I cannot confirm this and anyway, I ran more updates after this and the problem is still there....
Here is the message. Any ideas??

Windows Live Mail error I: 0x800CCC0F
Protocol; POP3
Port: 995
Security (SSL): Yes

PS I am using Windows 7, home edition on a HP all in One TouchSmart.

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That does match the help page.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 11, 2012 9:45 AM PDT
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