Cannot receive emails on my computer any longer. Still trying to figure out. Did the port settings change? Did Cox go web mail only?
Last week, 9/24/2020, my Windows Live Mail won't connect to COX to get emails. I checked Cox and I'm unsure if they changed port settings. I believe I have the correct setting now of 465. I even upda...
Sorry my internet has been down this morning too. I have Windows Live Mail 2011. My system came with Windows 7 but has upgraded to Windows 10. I have been getting COX emails for years now. This just happened last week or so. I did check COX and I changed my outgoing to 465. The inbound is POP3 and is 995. Here is the message I get when trying to get email:
Unable to send or receive messages for the Cox (username) account. An unknown error has occurred.
Server: 'pop.cox.net' Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x800C013E Protocol: POP3 Port: 995 Secure(SSL): Yes
To your question, Windows Live Mail was an email client included with the now obsolete Windows Live Essentials 2011. For more information visit https://bit.ly/3iuvsCN. With that said, my suggest to the OP would be to look into alternatives to replace Windows Live Mail. Windows 10 has a built-in email program however Mozilla Thunderbird is very similar in look and feel to Windows Live Mail if that sounds like a better alternative.