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  • I am not able to send email through WindowsMail software. Its saying SMTP port 25 is blocked. I have OneCare installed in my Vaio laptop. There is no other security program installed other than OneCare.  Please give me a solution to this problem. Thanks a lot.
    Friday, October 30, 2009 5:25 PM

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  • OneCare does not block SMTP port 25. To confirm that it isn't the firewall, turn off the OneCare firewall and try mail again.
    I suspect that your issue is that your ISP is blocking SMTP port 25 for sending mail when not connected directly to their network.
    -steve
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    Friday, October 30, 2009 5:52 PM
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