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Can't delete email in Outlook Express

Cannot delete emails from Outlook Express. Cannot send/receive either.computer displays following message:
An unknown error has occurred. Account: 'pop.broadband.rogers.com', Server: 'pop.broadband.rogers.com', Protocol: POP3, Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Error Number: 0x

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    JDTec May 11, 2010

    Check you incoming POP3 and outgoing SMTP settings in your email account. Also, make sure that your username and password are correct.

    Deleting emails in probably due to reaching the limits of the OE account. you can delete the email by going to your identity in the outlook folder and deleting the "deleted mail" file.

    One other thing, you may not need SSL checked marked, check with your provider.

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What OS are you on, XP or vista?
What version of Outlook Express?
Can you still connect to the internet with a browser?
It sounds like you might have a corrupted user profile.
Please work through this article to troubleshoot this error...

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
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Understanding and using Microsoft Outlook Express - Download and Install What is Outlook Express? - Free email client Outlook Express is an email client. In non-technical terms, it is a program that lets you send and receive emails from your computer. It is one of the most popular email clients in the world simply because it comes free with Internet Explorer (and the Windows operating system). Now Internet Explorer comes bundled with Windows which is the most popular operating system and it soon became the browser of choice on most desktops since it had some great features when compared to its nearest competition, Netscape Navigator (at that time). So as Internet Explorer became popular the usage of Outlook Express as the default email client increased to make it the leading email program on the Internet.
From where do I get Outlook Express? - It's a free download If you don't have Outlook Express, you can simply download the latest version of Internet Explorer. Outlook Express email client will be installed on your system once you install the browser.
Outlook Express Homepage - http://www.microsoft.com/windows/oe/.
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How is Outlook Express different from an online email service? The difference between Outlook Express and an online email service such as GMail, Hotmail, Yahoo! etc. is that it lets you browse, read and compose emails from your computer even when you are not connected to the net. To download emails, you do need to connect to the Internet. Email messages are actually stored on your system, so, you can still read the emails you have received and sent in the past. An online email service works ONLY when you are connected to the net.
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