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Information that you must obtain from your ISP before you configure Outlook Express 6.0 loadTOCNode(2, 'summary');

  • E-mail address. An example of an e-mail address is "someone@example.com."
  • Username. For example, if your e-mail address is someone@example.com, your username is "someone."
  • Password.
  • Incoming mail server name. An example of an incoming mail server is "pop.microsoft.com."
  • Incoming mail server type. Is the incoming mail server type a POP3 server?
  • Outgoing mail server name. An example of an outgoing mail server is "smtp.microsoft.com."
  • Does your account require that you use secure password authentication?
  • Does the ISP use any non-standard e-mail ports?


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HP Media Center desktop PC running XP, 250 Gb hard drive,


The Address Book provides a convenient place to store contact information for easy retrieval from programs such as Microsoft
loadTOCNode(2, 'summary'); To open the Address Book, click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, and then click Address Book.

To open the Address Book in Outlook Express, click Address Book on the Tools menu.
Import Address Book Contacts from Other Windows Address Book Files loadTOCNode(2, 'summary'); You can import address book contacts from other Windows Address Book files (.wab files), as well as from Netscape Communicator, Microsoft Exchange Personal Address Book, or any text file (.csv file).

To import Windows Address Book files:
  1. In Address Book, point to Import on the File menu, and then click Address Book (WAB).
  2. Locate and then click the address book that you want to import, and then click Open.

Dec 29, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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some of my outgoing mail won't 'send' I just keep getting error code: 0x800CC0D I'm pretty dumb when it comes to computers. this is frustrating me.


Outlook and Outlook Express both report that error number when they can't find or connect to your mail server.
Understanding what's happening is fairly easy. Fixing requires some additional information.

I'll focus here on Outlook Express, but similar steps are appropriate for Outlook as well.
Typically you'll see an error message much like this:
oemailservererror.png Unfortunately, many people seem to fixate on the error number at the end - 0x800ccc0d. While that can be useful, and it's easy to search on, they're missing all the additional information that Outlook is providing in the error. Specifically, this:
The host 'wrongmailserver.com' could not be found.
That's a big clue as to what's going on. Your email account is configured to retrieve email from the server 'wrongmailserver.com' (a fictitious server I made up for this example), and Outlook Express cannot connect to that mail server.
Step one? Make sure you can connect to anything else on the internet - any web page will do. Error 0x800ccc0d can occur because you're not connected to the internet at all, and visiting any random web page simply verifies that your internet connection is working.
If your internet connection is not working, that has nothing to do with Outlook, Outlook Express or error 0x800ccc0d. Your mail failure is just one symptom of not being connected to the internet.
If you are connected, step 2 is to validate your Outlook Express account configuration. Specifically, if you click on the Tools menu in Outlook Express, then click on the Accounts menu item, and then in the resulting dialog box click on the Mail tab, you should see something like this:
oeaccountsdialog.png "If the Incoming Mail (POP3): setting is wrong, then error 0x800ccc0d can result." If you have more than one account, you may see multiple items in the list. Click on the one with which you are having trouble and click on Properties. In the resulting dialog box, click on the Servers tab and you should see something like this:
oeaccountproperties.png Note the arrows pointing at the two instances of the mail servers you would be using: one for POP3 (incoming email) and one for SMTP (outgoing email).
If the Incoming Mail (POP3): setting is wrong, then error 0x800ccc0d can result. In fact, the error message you got originally, "The host 'wrongmailserver.com' could not be found." is telling you that the mail server specified here could not be contacted.
So, what do you do?
I can't tell you what this setting should be, because it varies from ISP to ISP. What I use is different from what you use. So, you'll need to double check the information you were given from your ISP to see what they said your mail server name should be. Make sure you've entered that exactly. In fact, it probably makes sense to double check your entire configuration while you're here.
It's also possible that your mail server may simply be down - the ISP could be having trouble, for example, or the ISP could have changed mail servers. You'll need to contact your ISP to determine if this is the case, and whether or not they have an alternative mail server you can use, or how long you might need to wait for things to be fixed.

Dec 05, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv9000z Notebook

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How do I change the font size when I print off of emails?


This may depend on your email client, but here is assuming you're using Outlook Express:
How to Set the Smallest Font Size in Outlook Express loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution');
  1. Start Outlook Express.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Options.
  3. On the Read tab, click Fonts.
  4. In the Font size box, click Smallest, click OK, and then click OK.
  5. Exit Outlook Express.
How to Set the Medium Font Size in Outlook Express loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution');
  1. Start Outlook Express.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Options.
  3. On the Read tab, click Fonts.
  4. In the Font size box, click Medium, click OK, and then click OK.
  5. Exit Outlook Express.
  6. Shut down and restart your computer.
How to Set the Smallest Font Size in Internet Explorer loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution');
  1. Start Internet Explorer.
  2. On the View menu, point to Text Size, and then click Smallest.
  3. Exit Internet Explorer.
How to Set the Medium Font Size in Internet Explorer loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution');
  1. Shut down and restart your computer.
  2. Start Internet Explorer.
  3. On the View menu, point to Text Size, and then click Medium.
  4. Exit Internet Explorer.

Jan 03, 2009 | Lexmark X1150 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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emails


The default name server due to interaction with the router?s NAT firewall feature cannot resolve simple names such as ?mail?. There is a workaround for this: First, verify that the mail client is set up with simple server names. To view the server names entered into Outlook Express, click on "Tools", "Accounts". Highlight the mail account and click on "Properties". Click on the "Servers" tab. Under "Server Information", there are two fields called "Incoming mail" and "Outgoing mail". If these are simple names like "Mail" and not something like "pop.myisp.mail.com" then use this work around. Second, make sure that the TCP/IP settings are configured to obtain an IP address automatically. In Windows 2000 also make sure that the TCP/IP settings are also configured for Obtain DNS server address automatically. Replace the mail server names with the mail server IP addresses. There are a couple ways this information can be obtained. Contacting the ISP and asking is one possible way. The other way is to reconnect the original computer to the modem. Make sure the computer is restarted or that the IP configuration is released and renewed and that the computer has obtained an IP address from the ISP. Open a "COMMAND" window by typing "CMD" in the run dialog box located in the "Start" menu. At the command prompt, type "PING MAIL" where "mail" is the simple name of the incoming mail server. The ISP server will return an IP address for the mail server. Record this address. Do the same for the outgoing mail server (if different): type "PING MAIL" where "mail" is the simple name of the outgoing mail server. Open the mail client (Outlook Express, etc.). For Outlook Express, click on "Tools", "Accounts". Highlight the mail account and click on "Properties". Click on the "Servers" tab. Under "Server Information", there are two fields called "Incoming mail" and "Outgoing mail". Enter the incoming and outgoing mail server IP addresses into these fields. Click "Apply". Close the window and test the mail by sending an e-mail to the mailbox. (Send an E-mail to yourself. This will test the incoming and outgoing mail all at once)

Feb 16, 2006 | Belkin (F5D6230-3) Wireless Router

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cant get my emails?!!!


The default name server due to interaction with the NAT firewall feature of the router cannot resolve simple names such as ?mail?. There is a workaround for this: First, verify that the mail client is set up with simple server names. To view the server names entered into Outlook Express, click on "Tools", "Accounts". Highlight the mail account and click on "Properties". Click on the "Servers" tab. Under "Server Information", there are two fields called "Incoming mail" and "Outgoing mail". If these are simple names like "Mail" and not something like "pop.myisp.mail.com" then use this work around. Second, make sure that the TCP/IP settings are configured to obtain an IP address automatically. In Windows 2000 also make sure that the TCP/IP settings are also configured for Obtain DNS server address automatically. Replace the mail server names with the mail server IP addresses. There are a couple ways this information can be obtained. Contacting the ISP and asking is one possible way. The other way is to reconnect the original computer to the modem. Make sure the computer is restarted or that the IP configuration is released and renewed and that the computer has obtained an IP address from the ISP. Open a "COMMAND" window by typing "CMD" in the run dialog box located in the "Start" menu. At the command prompt, type "PING MAIL" where "mail" is the simple name of the incoming mail server. The ISP server will return an IP address for the mail server. Record this address. Do the same for the outgoing mail server (if different): type "PING MAIL" where "mail" is the simple name of the outgoing mail server. Open the mail client (Outlook Express, etc.). For Outlook Express, click on "Tools", "Accounts". Highlight the mail account and click on "Properties". Click on the "Servers" tab. Under "Server Information", there are two fields called "Incoming mail" and "Outgoing mail". Enter the incoming and outgoing mail server IP addresses into these fields. Click "Apply". Close the window and test the mail by sending an e-mail to the mailbox. (Send an E-mail to yourself. This will test the incoming and outgoing mail all at once)

Feb 16, 2006 | Belkin (F5D5230-4) Router

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