Cant send e-mails? Try changing port number for outgoing e-mail to 26!

I have had problems sending e-mails from my client (Windows Live Mail) and must admit that firstly I suspected the Microsoft product as the problem. Well that fact that Microsoft often is blamed for things which actually not is their fault is another story!

I asked the support from and they suggested that it was my service provider (Danish company TDC). Sometimes they block traffic on the default port 25 (used for outgoing traffic), so I simply should change port for outgoing traffic to 26.

So today I changed changing it under the Account advanced settings in Windows Live Mail, and voila! I can send e-mails again! :-)


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