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Outlook keeps prompting to "Enter Network Password"
This has been happening to me intermittently. And it is REALLY ANNOYING. I changed my password over a month ago, so I don’t know why it still happens. But when it does, it is as if all of the Outlook spam filter rules I have set up stop working for the LOVELY DAILY SPAM THAT COX REFUSES TO DO ANYTHING TO FILTER OUT OF OUR INBOXES. It’s as if it’s backdoor sabotage to get around the filters we set up in Outlook to filter out the junk by kicking us off of Cox’s server and letting it get into our inboxes that way.
Mark it down: at 7:00 ET Wed 5/20 I was ONCE AGAIN prompted by Outlook to enter my username and password for imap.cox.net. WHY AGAIN?!? AND ONCE AGAIN FOR THE NEXT WEEK, OUTLOOK SOAM FILTERS WILL BE USELESS IN BLOCKING THE 6-10 WONDERFUL SPAM EMAILS THAT I GET EVERY MORNING THANKS TO COX DOING NOTHING TO BLOCK SPAM. NOW I’M BEING KICKED OFF THE IMAP SERVER DO I CAN’T USE OUTLOOK FILTERS TO BLOCK THEM. IT’S ABSOLUTELY HOPELESS!!’
The IMAP account settings page only includes my Cox User ID in the user name and password only. @cox.net is not included in the user name. Server is imap.cox.net, port 993, SSL/TLS encryption, SPA box unchecked. So not sure what the root cause is.
I just created a new password about a month ago and it has caused nothing but problems. I only use my laptop and my phone and both are up to date.
just what does up-to-date mean?
All app updates and my laptop is less than 6 months old. And just for the record, it prompted me AGAIN, which means at least ANOTHER WEEK of Outlook’s rules not blocking the WONDERFUL SPAM THAT COX REFUSES TO FILTER ON THEIR END flowing into my inbox every morning.