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OLEXP: Problems Downloading E-mail from Hotmail Account
Article ID: 252840 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q252840
For information about the differences between Microsoft Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook e-mail clients, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/257824/EN-US/ )OL2000: Differences Between Outlook and Outlook Express
When you try to download e-mail from your Hotmail account, the download may not work, and you may receive the following error message:
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: 'Proxy Error (Software caused connection to abort)', Port:0, Secure (SSL): No, Error Number: 0x800CCC3F
This issue can occur if the MSN, The Microsoft Network redirect process is not working.
To resolve this issue:
The original setting for the HTTP Server URL is: