"Arthur Meadows" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I just added live mail to my Vista desktop and my email accounts have been
> over from Windows mail, but I am unable to receive mail in live mail while
> it still comes
> through fine in Windows mail......help!
Please copy and paste the complete error message that WM gives when you try
to get mail, to your reply here.
Check your account settings against those below.
Use the following settings for Live accounts:
POP server: pop3.live.com
Use (Port 995) Advanced Tab
POP SSL required? Yes Advanced Tab
User name: Your Windows Live ID, for example email@example.com
Password: The password you usually use to sign in to Hotmail or Windows
SMTP server: smtp.live.com
(Port 25 or 587) Advanced Tab
Authentication required? Yes (this matches your POP username and password)
TLS/SSL required? Yes Advanced Tab
MS-MVP. MAIL. [DTS] UK.