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Windows 7: So Hotmail won't import/export through Thunderbird - MSN down as well

30 Dec 2010   #1
mr pc

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So Hotmail won't import/export through Thunderbird - MSN down as well

Unable to connect to POP3/SMTP servers - redirect to MSN shows MSN down as well

I can log into Hotmail on the net just fine though and it appears it is receiving my test emails - no Changes made to server info in Thunderbird

Anyone using Hotmail with Thunderbird or, MS Live Mail, or 3rd part email apps having problems as well?


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02 Jan 2011   #2
roncerr

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mr pc View Post
Unable to connect to POP3/SMTP servers - redirect to MSN shows MSN down as well...
Are you sure you have the account set up properly? Hotmail uses a strange protocol (http) instead of pop3, although some of us old timers were given pop3 access for our email programs.
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