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Old October 8th 08, 04:13 PM posted to
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Default The server has rejected your login. Please verify that your us

Thank you. That makes sense. As I stated before, I know my credentials were
correct when I was entering them in. For some reason, the server didn't get
the right information from me. Sometimes I would be able to get the IMAP
going by chance, but after awhile that wasn't working either.

I ended up just switching to POP3 with Windows Mail, then I did go a head
and download and run Windows Live Mail. I like that program because I can get
my Hotmail there, too. I may attempt to try to use IMAP in Windows Live Mail,
but after my experience with IMAP and Windows, I may just stick with POP3 for

If Windows Mail has tihs many problems, I wonder why they don't just switch
to shipping Windows Live Mail out in PC's.

Thank you for your response.

"Gary VanderMolen" wrote:

Norton antivirus is among the top three troublemakers for Windows Mail.
One frequent symptom is corruption of the account password. Sometimes
you can fix that for a while by deleting that account, restarting Windows Mail
and then recreating that account. In the long run, the only way you can prove
or disprove that Norton is the culprit is to uninstall it, followed by using their
debris removal tool:

Another option is to upgrade to Windows Live Mail, which is more
resistant to the adverse effects of overly intrusive antivirus products:

In any case you must disable any antivirus email scanning, for the reason
explained he

Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)

"Mrsone911" wrote in message ...
I am using Norton Internet Security 2008.

"Gary VanderMolen" wrote:

Which antivirus?

Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)

"Mrsone911" wrote in message news Hello. I am having the exact same problem with using IMAP Gmail. I know I
have all the settings right. I keep on getting the dialog box that says that
the server rejects my login. Then I have to re-enter my credentials over and
over again. I don't get what is going on.