unable to send or receive e-mails

  Nightmanager 11:15 23 Jan 2010

my laptop is running windows vista and everything is working,but i have over 800 emails trying to come through how do i get rid of these..and it won't let me recive them seems to be blocking the system...help

  lotvic 12:38 23 Jan 2010

Using your Browser (Internet Explorer - Firefox etc)login to the the Webmail server for your email and sort them out there.

  Sea Urchin 12:48 23 Jan 2010

If you know there are over 800 emails waiting then presumably you have already accessed them on the webmail site - so as lotvic says you can read/delete them as required.

  Nightmanager 13:35 23 Jan 2010

I am using windows mail would this still be accessible from the browser. I am getting a message as follows An unknown error has occured: Subject test' Account'mail.tesco.net'Server response'421 aamta out 01-winn.ispmail.ntl.com lost connection to (, secure (ssl) no server error:421 error number 0x800ccc67 0x800cccof

  Sea Urchin 13:56 23 Jan 2010

Quite possibly a problem with the Tesco server. Try accessing your mail by going to


in your browser window and signing in there to your email account.

  Sea Urchin 14:10 23 Jan 2010

Tesco email status page doesn't seem to have been updated for nine months (!) so is not much help. Ironic that they say at the top of the page - we like to keep our customers informed :@)

click here

However, there is a troubleshooting page - you could check that all your settings are correct and have not become corrupted. This is for Outlook Express, but it will be the same setup for Windows Mail.

click here

  Sea Urchin 14:19 23 Jan 2010

Error 421 basically means "Service not available" which would point to a Tesco server error. If that is the case then you may not be able to access your account via webmail either.

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