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Posted by on June 14, 2012 at 3:18 pm

Late arriving flight from Dallas (I despise that airport!) and by the time I got to the hotel I found out I couldn’t check email. Outlook just hung there and nothing was happening. The business center was closed so that wasn’t an option either. I was stressing out because I needed to send out a […]

How to change Email SMTP Settings

Posted by on June 14, 2012 at 3:11 pm

I found a quick and easy way to change SMTP settings for Outlook and other email clients. It’s a simple process and once you set yourself up with a global SMTP server, you won’t have to go through the process again. I documented some step-by-step instructions for Outlook 2007 here with links to other email […]

0x80042109 Error Message in Outlook

Posted by on June 14, 2012 at 3:05 pm

Confused about an 0x80042109 error message while using Outlook? You may see a message like this: Task ‘SMTP server name – Sending and Receiving’ reported error (0x80042109): ‘Outlook is unable to connect to your outgoing (SMTP) e-mail server. If you continue to receive this message, contact the server administrator or Internet service provider (ISP).’ What’s […]

Email Setup on Outlook

Posted by on January 13, 2012 at 4:37 pm

If you’re having trouble with email setup on Outlook, it may be an SMTP server issue. When you’re in the office, or working from home, your SMTP server works just fine because it’s set to a local ISP (internet service provider).  Once you leave your local area, your SMTP settings may no longer work. One […]

SMTP Servers for Travel

Posted by on February 3, 2011 at 4:44 pm


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