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What is a Socket Error 10061?
asked Nov 19, 2009 by triuser (13,156 points)

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Socket error 10061 is usually got in the POP3 clients.There are many reasons you may get the socket error.
1.The server you are trying to connect is not available.
2.The server you are trying to connect is not running the mail setup on the port you have mentioned.
3.A firewall may also be blocking your connection.
answered Nov 19, 2009 by trianswer (334,515 points)
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the easiest way to solve a socket error 10061 is to check whether the port is specified correctly usually the mistake people is to wrongly specify the port for pop configuration.
answered Nov 20, 2009 by trianswer (334,515 points)

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