E-mails Issues with Microsoft® Windows® Mail
What are the common reasons due to which Windows Mail does not sends e-mail messages?
Windows Mail is a newsgroup and an e-mail client integrated in Windows Vista. It has been replaced by Windows Live Mail. It has only a slight difference from Microsoft Outlook. Windows Mail includes the features like Bayesian junk-mail filtering and top-level domain, phishing filter and encoding blocking and also could use IPv6 according to the servers. Account set-up information is stored along the mail itself, not in the registry. This allows you to copy an entire Windows Mail configuration and mail store to other machine in one step. Some problem with Windows Mail or Internet settings are the main reasons of this sending issues. Sometimes, the security handling softwares like antivirus programs, personal firewall, etc might create this type of sending problems.
Following are the possible ways to fix the issue:
- Change personal authentication
- Change outgoing mail server settings
- Security issues
Change personal authentication
The errors arise when the authentication of Windows Mail does not allow you to send any type of messages through it. The improper configurations of Windows Mail might cause e-mail sending problems. To solve the problems due to the changed program authentication, you need to choose Windows Mail from the list. Now click 'Tools' menu and open Accounts. This time Mail list would be displayed, click on your 'E-mail settings' and then click 'Properties'. After that click to 'Server' tab and then under Outgoing Mail Server, select 'My server requires authentication' check box. This would help to solve this issue.
Change outgoing mail server settings
If you use different service providers for working with Windows Mail then you might face e-mail sending problems. For solving this you need to open the Windows mail and Click the Tools menu and click on Accounts. Then under Mail list, click your 'E-mail account' and click 'Properties'. Now you need to select 'Server tab and enter new e-mail server in Outgoing Mail (SMTP) box. If there is any authentication requires, move to Outgoing Mail Server and select 'My server requires authentication' check box.
The tight security applicable with your computer or the network causes this type of sending errors. The personal firewall software or firewalls associated with the networks makes some troubles with your messages. Sometimes, the security softwares like antivirus programs, anti-spam guards are the reason for the sending errors. To fix this problems, you need to change the settings of the firewalls and the applications used for maintaining security of the system.
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