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Outlook for Mac 2011: "An operation on the server timed out. Error code 3259" or "Could not connect to server check your account settings. Error code 3260" when using MSN account
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If you try to configure Outlook for Mac to connect to an MSN, you may receive an error message:
An operation on the server timed out. The server may be down, overloaded, or there maybe too much server traffic.
Could not retrieve mail.
Account name: <Your account name>
Error code: 3259
Could not connect to server check your account settings or make sure you can connect to your network.
Error code 3260
To configure you MSN account with Outlook for Mac, follow these steps:
Modify the MSN POP3 account settings
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