Windows Mail: Enable secure connection to the e-mail server on Windows Vista?
Windows Mail, on your Windows Vista Based computer, allows you to enable a secure connection to the e-mail server. The use of a secure connection is important in order to access your e-mail server. Also remember that in case you are connected to a corporate network, it is possible that the company’s firewall could be blocking the access to your e-mail provider. Below given is a comprehensive DIY solution to enable a secure connection to the e-mail server in Windows Mail on your Windows Vista-based computer:
Step 1: Click on the “Start button.
Step 2: Go to “All Programs and then click on “Windows Mail.
Step 3: Click on the “Tools menu and then click on “Accounts.
Step 4: Under “Mail, click “your e mail account, and then click “Properties.
Step 5: Click the “Advanced tab.
•If you're having problems receiving e mail, under Incoming mail, select the check box for “This server requires a secure connection (SSL)
•If you're having problems sending e-mail, under Outgoing mail, select the check box for “This server requires a secure connection (SSL)
Step 6: Click on “OK and then click “Close to close the “Internet Accounts dialog box after making changes.
Step 7: Click “Send/Receive to try to retrieve your e mail again.
See! By following these simple steps you may easily enable a secure connection to the e-mail server on Windows Mail on your Windows Vista-based computer.
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