error message: unable to poll for new messages7
Category: Email Troubleshooting
I'm getting an error message "unable to poll for new messages on your HTTP server".
I'm not very familiar with the error message that you're receiving, but after some research it appears that you sometimes get this message when working with a Hotmail account.
<strong>Are you using Outlook to check your Hotmail email?</strong>
If Hotmail is somehow involved, Microsoft has a few articles to help with the error message that you are received.
I recommend taking a look at these articles, as one of them may be able to help:
<a href='http://support.microsoft.com/kb/259133' target='_blank'>OLEXP: Error Message: "Unable to Poll for New Messages" When You Use Hotmail with Outlook Express</a>
<a href='http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/officeversion_other-outlook/unable-to-poll-for-new-messages-on-your-http/6cfed8f4-e160-474e-94ae-4fafa25247df' target='_blank'>Unable to poll for new messages on your HTTP server. Account: 'Hotmail', Server: 'http://services.msn.com/svcs/hotmail/httpmail.asp', Protocol: HTTPMail, Server Response: 'Forbidden', Port: 0, Secure(SSL): No, Server Error: 998, Error Number: 0x800CCC33</a>
<a href='http://support.microsoft.com/kb/261671' target='_blank'>OLEXP: "Unable to Poll for New Messages on Your HTTP Server" Error Message with Hotmail</a>
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