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Hi, I am trying to configure windows live mail.I am using vista,I setup windows live mail automatically,but i could not send any mail?,i could recieve mails but not send any.so i tried to setup manually and i get this error message.
Unable to send or receive messages for the Hotmail (riptorn3) account. The connection to the server has failed.
Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x800CCC0E
Socket Error: 10051
can someone please help me.thank you.