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SMTP notification using Hotmail address on Windows Live Mail

Except for my wife's iPad all our computers are Win7, and we are on a wireless network. We all use Windows Live email to get to our Hotmail accounts.
Recently, when my wife opens Live Mail she gets a message
"Cannot Send Email"
"The user name or password for SMTP:*********@hotmail.com@smtp.live.com" is incorrect.
(I used ******** as our Email name for privacy).
The only choice is OK which is what she selects.
This does not happen on any other computers, just her iPad.

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That's an app bug.

In reply to: SMTP notification using Hotmail address on Windows Live Mail

I've seen this before on my app when I don't handle the connection isn't quite up yet.

Report the bug to the app's author.
Bob

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I don't understand!

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Bob, I have no idea what app you are talking about.
Don

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Windows Live

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You wrote what app in your post.

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"when my wife opens Live Mail she gets a message "

In reply to: SMTP notification using Hotmail address on Windows Live Mail

If this happens only when the app is first opened, that's a bug in that app.

If this happens later when you check mail, then you check settings.

The difference is subtle so I have to take you literally, word for word.
Bob

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