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Windows 7: Why can't open Outlook Express in windows XP

17 Feb 2014   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
Why can't open Outlook Express in windows XP

Why will prompt out this error message when open outlook express error in windows XP??
Anyone can help me to solve to error??

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17 Feb 2014   #2

Windows 7 ultimate x64


Check out this article. Point # 7.
Or, try this

1) Start your computer and log on as an administrator.
2) Click the Start button then select All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, and then click System Restore.
3) In the new window, select "Restore my computer to an earlier time" option and then click Next.
4) Select the most recent system restore point from the "On this list, click a restore point" list, and then click Next.
5) Click Next on the confirmation window.
6) Restarts the computer when the restoration is finished.
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17 Feb 2014   #3

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

Port 110 does not seem right for SSL. It is usually port 995, but check with your ISP.
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17 Feb 2014   #4

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem

Who is your Service provider? What are your Mail servers?

I tried to find (a sports event site), but found a few that might fit the bill (LHtek, Dice).

UsernameIssues is right - port 110 / SSL could be the issue

eMail is just the same as addressing a letter - you have to provide the correct information for the letter to be delivered. In this case you're not even getting to the Post Office.

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Whatever your Mail server is, you want to serach for POP or POP3. Most providers have a step-by-step page for specific eMail clients.
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17 Feb 2014   #5

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

According to the screenshot...
...the service provider is
...the mail server is

Why can't open Outlook Express in windows XP-ppp.png

It does seem odd that an ISP would not have a home page setup. But they do have a Facebook page and it has several adverts for employment positions. Maybe they are just getting started. Those same openings are sprinkled across various job websites.

I hunted for an ISP help webpage for e-mail configuration before I posted what I did about the ports. I found nothing :-(

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17 Feb 2014   #6

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem

Username: I think this is a domain hosted mail server. I have a few on Godaddy (others on Register and a host in Melbourne).

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There are other setting that must be enabled on the host provider for other features. If I knew the provider, not the address of the end user page, I might be able to advise with more detail.

But... to get back to your original assesment -> the server port = 110

Jason: try these settings:
Server settings:
Text authentication
My server requires authentication and confirm the [settings] button = use same settings as incoming server

Advanced seetings:
Outgoing (SMTP) port 465 with SSL (or port 587 with TLS)
Incoming (POP3) port 995 with SSL

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