Can't get my Hotmail (outlook express) to work

  KorgY 19:16 27 Nov 2009
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Hello:)

Since a while now i haven't been able to send/receive email in my Outlook exspress (2007) account with my hotmail account (EG: jobelogs@hotmail.com)

I set my account up as normal, and when clicking send/receive, i get:

"Established network connection" (tick,

"Search for Joeblogs@hotmail.com" (tick)

Log on to server (CROSS)

I know my password etc is righ, as I use it in windows live/msn etc, so does anyone know how i can get it working? I have sucessfully set up a google mail account though, so it works on that.

TIA

KorgY

  johnnyrocker 19:40 27 Nov 2009

it is my understanding that some time ago hotmail posted all holders for weeks that they would be changing the system and might this be it?




johnny

  KorgY 19:47 27 Nov 2009

I think i heard something like that john, but at least i can get a google mail working:)


KorgY

  KorgY 19:50 27 Nov 2009

Reason \i want to get it working, is because I hope to get an Iphone 3Gs from Tesco's soon, and Sync the Iphone to outlook Express.


KorgY

  David4637 15:52 28 Nov 2009

Hotmail changed the OE settings which came into force in September 09. You have to create a NEW hotmail account with POP3 settings, then you delete the old hotmail account cause it does not work any more. Put a Google search and you should find the info on the hotmail web page. My OE POP3 Hotmail account works OK. David

  Sea Urchin 16:31 28 Nov 2009

Here's a link to Hotmail Help - in the search box type 'Use Outlook Express' and then click on 'How do I add my e-mail account to Microsoft Outlook Express?'

It will give you full instructions on how to set up a new account

click here

  KorgY 17:38 28 Nov 2009

thank you all for your help:)

KorgY

  jaraba 21:38 28 Nov 2009

Any know of a good & free ftp software.
One that is easyto use for a beginner

  Sea Urchin 22:48 28 Nov 2009

I suggest you start your own thread with appropriate title

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