Windows® Mail Problems
Tips to resolve the problems with Windows Mail.
E-mail has become one of the common modes of communication as it is efficient and easy to use. Most users have multiple e-mail accounts for different needs like home and office use. Using all these different email accounts at the same time could be difficult; this is where Windows Mail® can help you. Windows Mail is a perfect program that can assist you to perform any function related to e-mail. Although using Windows Mail® is easy, there are a number of issues that can come up while using this program. These include program being unable to send/receive mail, problems in connecting to the server, problems setting up various email accounts from different providers, unable to get new mail etc.
Following details give users more information and tips to solve issues that may come up with Windows Mail :
- Contact provider for settings
- Configure antivirus program
- Support & Updates
Contact provider for settings
Most issues related to sending/receiving e-mails cause because of bad or incorrect settings. E-mail providers have a specific type of settings for a particular type of account. These settings should be properly collected from the sources and then used to configure the accounts on Windows Mail. In case the user was able to use an account and has suddenly developed an issue, the reason could be change of settings. Some providers change the value of some configurations such as, security port numbers periodically. Such changes should be noted and configuration of Windows Mail® should be modified so that the program can be used further.
Configure antivirus program
Sometimes Windows Mail may not be able to function properly because of the antivirus program. Some antivirus programs block incoming/outgoing e-mails because of which Windows Mail cannot retrieve/send mails. Users should configure the antivirus program in such a way that there is no such obstruction. If users are using external firewall, exceptions should be made to Windows Mail program accessing data.
Microsoft regularly provides supports and updates for all their products. This is true in the case of Windows Mail too. Users should keep the product updated by downloading and installing the latest updates. Updates are also essential as they help increase security of the program which prevents data thefts.
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