Can't send email with outlook 2003

#1
:confused: As the title says, I have recently upgraded to Office 2003 from Office Xp. Now when I open my email client (outlook 2003) I can receive email with no problems however, I cannot send email at all. I have tried Outlook Express and I am able to send and receive with no problems.

The error message is:

Task 'pop2.sympatico.ca - Sending' reported error (0x8004210B) : 'The operation timed out waiting for a response from the sending (SMTP) server. If you continue to receive this message, contact your server administrator or Internet service provider (ISP).'

I have looked on the web for the error and have all hotfixes / patches installed. I have also uninstalled the application and reinstalled, I have also formatted the HD and re-installed and still same problem. I spoke with my ISP and they say all is okay on their end, especially since I am able to send with Outlook Express.

Does anyone have any ideas as to what could be the problem?

I am running XP Pro with SP2. I have modified the firewall to allow outlook.exe to access the internet.

I have posted on the microsoft community neswgroup but have had only 1 response so far.

Any help would be appreciated.

TIA
Sean
 

Mainframeguy

Debiant by way of Ubuntu
#3
I believe some IP's on POP3 and SMTP insist (as an anti-spam) that you collect mail BEFORE they will authorise you to send.... just a thought, you might give that a try.
 
P

PseudoKiller

Guest
#4
might want to check your smtp settings. Sympatico has these for various settings. If OE is working then I would suggest checking those settings and make sure you have the same outbound (smtp) servers listed.

POP (incoming mail) Server
pop1.sympatico.ca
pop2.sympatico.ca
pop6.sympatico.ca
pop8.sympatico.ca

SMTP (outgoing mail)
smtp1.sympatico.ca
smtp8.sympatico.ca
 

Members online

No members online now.

Latest posts

Latest profile posts

Perris Calderon wrote on Electronic Punk's profile.
Ep, glad to see you come back and tidy up...did want to ask a one day favor, I want to enhance my resume , was hoping you could make me administrator for a day, if so, take me right off since I won't be here to do anything, and don't know the slightest about the board, but it would be nice putting "served administrator osnn", if can do, THANKS

Been running around Quora lately, luv it there https://tinyurl.com/ycpxl
Electronic Punk wrote on Perris Calderon's profile.
All good still mate?
Hello, is there anybody in there? Just nod if you can hear me ...
Xie
What a long strange trip it's been. =)

Forum statistics

Threads
61,969
Messages
673,295
Members
89,015
Latest member
arrangel