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Windows 7: Windows Live Mail 2011 won't send receive

09 Nov 2010   #1

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Windows Live Mail 2011 won't send receive

I updated from Windows Live Mail 2010 to 2011 and i can no longer connect to my hotmail account. I keep getting error message 0x80048820. i have tried reseting my password and deleting the account multiple times. I also changed to the POP server and it downloaded my inbox but would not sync with the rest of the account. my g-mail account is working fine. Any suggestion?

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09 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit SP1

Make sure that your incoming mail server is and your outgoing mail server is and you've got a checkmark in the box that your mail server requires authentication. Plus it should be POP3 server. Hope this helps.
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10 Nov 2010   #3

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No it did not work. It wont even connect to the inbox with these settings. I also want it to be able to download my folders to windows live. Is that possible with pop servers?
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10 Nov 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit SP1

OK. Keep those settings and go back to Accounts and then Properties. Under General be sure your email address is in and a check mark in "include this account......etc. Next, go to the Advanced tab, make sure there are check marks in both the "this server requires a secure.......". Now make sure the values in the port boxes are incoming 995 and outgoing 25 and click apply. I'm afraid I don't know any way to download folders. If all else fails, contact your ISP and they'll guide you through it. Let me know how you did.
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10 Nov 2010   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

If your hotmail account is not dl'inng mail, you have to have Outlook connector installed for it to work, it can be dl'd at Windows Live Essentials
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11 Nov 2010   #6

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thehoboslayer View Post
...I keep getting error message 0x80048820...
A few suggestions based on google search for error number:

Close WLM;
Ensure pc date and time are correct;
Delete all live, hotmail, and cookies;
If present disable third party firewall, enable Windows Firewall.

Open WLM;
Remove the account in WLM;
Recreate new with your full username and domain(e.g. If your account is a or use that domain instead of, ensure the correct password is entered and the box checked to remember the pw.
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05 Jan 2011   #7

windows 7 home premium 64 bit

I have been having the same trouble as everyone regarding conection to windows live. after trying all the below suggestions i found a page that makes life so simple even for a novice like me.

Change your MTU under Vista or Windows 7

the instructions are simple the only thing to remember is once you have found your new MTU setting reboot the computer.

i hope this helps everyone it did me.

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