Sending via Outlook Express or Windows Live mail

The SMTP host is not found.  Please check that you have entered the server name correctly.  Account 'POP3', Server SMTP, Port 25, secure (SSL): no, Socket error: 1101

The above is happening via Internet Explore.  When I send emails via my home page of Yahoo and a Yahoo email account, I did not have this problem. Y at - it a setting I need to change?  If yes where?

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Those who are not the correct settings for Yahoo in OE.

If it's a US or CA, Yahoo account, and that you are not subscribed to Yahoo Mail Plus, then you cannot access the account in Outlook Express.

POP Yahoo! Mail more for Outlook Express configuration
http://Overview.mail.Yahoo.com/enhancements/mailplus

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