thunderbird login failing

  SJ73 19:52 22 Apr 2010
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hi, hope you can help. i have been using thunderbird for ages and its fine. there are 3 of us, using 3 systems,. xp home, vista and windows 7. isp is blueyounder. today i can get mail but when sedning i get "Login to server 127.0.0.1 failed." i think do cancal and i get "ending of message failed.
The message could not be sent using SMTP server 127.0.0.1 for an unknown reason. Please verify that your SMTP server settings are correct and try again, or contact your network administrator." i phoned virgin but the guy in india was not helpful.
thaks
sally

  SJ73 22:06 22 Apr 2010

ok i deleted the smtp and redone it. i just get time outs.

  orsta 12:21 23 Apr 2010

According to virgin's status pages there is a problem with blueyonder.co.uk accounts in the south west

click here

could this be your problem?

c

  SJ73 15:41 23 Apr 2010

hi, well virgin said there wasnt a problem and i am in the north however yesterday they did not have the problem listed. so im guessing it is their fault. lets hope they are the problem. many thanks to everyone for all the help :o) have a good weekend.

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