Re: Winows mail smtp or port error?
"Stephen Flanagan" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Thanks Robert, links helped. Solution if others are interested was not
> changing port but reverting to the virgin smtp setting for outgoing server
> i.e. smtp.virgin.net and selecting log on option using my BT Yahoo Mail
> username and password, i.e a bit of mix and match. Full details are
> available at the following site http://btyahoo.com/smtpnonbt
> Many many thanks
> <robertmiles@bellsouthNOSPAM.net> wrote in message
>> "Stephen Flanagan" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>> Have just got windows vista (64 bit) and have set up my e-mails to use
>>> Windows Mail. Can receive on 3 e-mail addresses (1 on BT & 2 on
>>> virgin.net) however can only send on the BT one as they are my broadband
>>> supplier. I have changed the smtp settings to use mail.btinternet.com
>>> from smtp.virgin.net but still can't send on virgin. Have ticked the
>>> box for my server requires authentication. However when I try to send I
>>> get a small dialogue box asking me to input my user name and password
>>> which I do but it keeps re-appearing until I cancel sending the mail.
>>> I did try auto set up for smtp via BT Yahoo but it states it's for
>>> Outlook express and didn't work anyway. I'm sure its a setting I need
>>> to change or a port (using 25 at the moment).
>>> I can send on virgin via the web site but would like to send via Windows
>>> Mail. Any ideas out there?
>>> I had this trouble on my old PC as my virgin addresses are from an old
>>> dial up when I was with virgin, in the end although I have BT
>>> Broadband @ £27.99/m was told I had to pay an extra £1.50 a month for BY
>>> Yahoo Premium mail which is what I am doing. I'm sure BT are robbing me
>>> bit having spent hours trying to configure it's easier to pay £1.50 a
>>> month and it worked on my old PC!
>>> Thanks in anticipation
>> Connections using port 25 are often blocked if they cross over from one
>> internet provider's equipment to another's before they reach the server.
>> See if this helps: