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Email - Dell Insiron 530s

All of a sudden I can't send out emails. I have checked my smtp settings, checked my firewall (Trend Micro Internet Security 2008) called Comcast to find out if there is a problem and there wasn't. i have no idea what else to do. does Vista do this?

thank you in advance for any suggestions.

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You've verified your firewall configuration settings in TM 2008? Make sure it's not blocking your outbound traffic to. Easiest thing to do is probably disable the TM services, reboot, and test e-mail. If it goes out with no problem then reable TM services and configure to allow SMTP traffic outbound or disable the Firewall feature all together.

I've had a lot of pesky encounters with TM IS 2008 where the firewall feature causes all sorts of head aches. It doesn't realize that we're only worried about inbound traffic...not outbound. Actually, all the Internet Security products out there are like this.

Hope this helps.

MO

Posted on Jul 13, 2008

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Please rate my answers.

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