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Login password not working for Outlook


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Hi,

I am having a problem with my Outlook retrieving my e-mail from the server. I have entered my proper login information and Outlook responds by continuously asking to re-enter my login info (even though it is correct). When I hit cancel this is the message it says:

Task 'scott - Sending and Receiving' reported error (0x800CCC92) : 'Your e-mail server rejected your login. Verify your user name and password in your account properties. Under Tools, click E-mail accounts. The server responded: -ERR unable to scan $HOME/Maildir'

So you know, I have Outlook Express as a backup with the same exact login information, and it is working perfectly, so I think this must be a problem with my Outlook in some way.

Thanks very much for your help.

-Scott
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Does the server require authentication, more settings on the account details page

You can check how OE is set up
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No authentication required.

By the way it was working fine, no settings or anything was changed and then it started doing this.
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Have you checked the settings are the same as in OE

If they are, open Word, click help, click detect and repair, tick restore shortcuts

In Outlook, click tools, e-mail accounts, click view or change, click an account, click change, click test account settings
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Settings are exactly the same as OE.
Did what you said.
Got this error message (some errors occurred while processing the tests):

Log onto incoming mail server (POP3): Unable to logon to the incoming mail server (POP3).
Please verify the settings in th User Name, Password and E-mail fields.
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by the way I did just receive the test message on my OE
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Did it say what the errors were

Did you run detect and repair, although you use Word it repairs Office

Did you test Outlook

Which is the server
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I wrote what the error said right there, maybe you didn't see it (I posted 2 in a row)

Error message from Outlook test:

"Log onto incoming mail server (POP3): Unable to logon to the incoming mail server (POP3).
Please verify the settings in the User Name, Password and E-mail fields."

yes I did everything you asked, the repair, the test, I won't post back to you until I do everything you instruct.

The server is mail.satelliterecords.com. Other people whose e-mail is received from this server are receiving it fine, as well as my OE is receiving it fine. This problem is isolated to my outlook.
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Hi....any other thoughts on this?
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Re-install Office and check Office Update afterwards
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I was already going to do that and contacted you guys hoping for an alternative....oh well...thanks for your help.
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Did you get this handled, Scott? It is now happening to me. I even did an entire computer system restore and it is STILL HAPPENING...
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[b]I also have the problem, has anyone worked it out yet?
I also have problems sending emails, I get "Unable to send please varify email address, server responed 550 not permitted..
Please can anyone help
THanks

Edited by emm1309, 14 August 2006 - 09:22 AM.

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Hi,

I am having a problem with my Outlook retrieving my e-mail from the server. I have entered my proper login information and Outlook responds by continuously asking to re-enter my login info (even though it is correct). When I hit cancel this is the message it says:

Task 'scott - Sending and Receiving' reported error (0x800CCC92) : 'Your e-mail server rejected your login. Verify your user name and password in your account properties. Under Tools, click E-mail accounts. The server responded: -ERR unable to scan $HOME/Maildir'

So you know, I have Outlook Express as a backup with the same exact login information, and it is working perfectly, so I think this must be a problem with my Outlook in some way.

Thanks very much for your help.

-Scott

 

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