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Windows Live Mail IMAP Question

2014-02-07 11:56 am EST

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I have setup my windows live email accounts and when it downloads the folders I am getting a message of The IMAP server has issued an unrecognized greeting
My configuration is: IMAP protocol
Port 587Secure (SSL): 0
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Any help would be greatful to get this corrected.

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11,186 Points
2014-02-07 12:13 pm EST
Port 587 is an incorrect port for IMAP. Port 587 is the port you would use to send mail via SMTP, but IMAP uses port 143 for non-SSL connections. Try changing the port within your client to reflect this. Also, you may want to take a look at our guide on Windows Live Mail as well.

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That did it, Thank you!!
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2014-02-07 3:08 pm EST
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