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ie 5.5 outlook express won't send e-mail

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upgrgaded to ie5.5 ,outlook express won't send e-mail ...

get my mail ,just can't send any. express was using hotmail to send (is default) ,now tries to use yahoo.  yahoo  doesn't let me log in automatically as before no matter how i try to configure it ..any  ideas ??

error messages when try to send mail :

The host '(my account name here)@YAHOO.COM' could not be found. Please verify that you have entered the server name correctly. Account: '(my account name here)@YAHOO.COM', Server: '(my account name here)@YAHOO.COM', Protocol: SMTP, Port: 25, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 11002, Error Number: 0x800CCC0D

Unable to logon to the server using Secure Password Authentication. Account: '(my account name here)@YAHOO.COM', Server: 'pop.mail.yahoo.com', Protocol: POP3, Server Response: '-ERR popgate unknown command', Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Server Error: 0x800CCC90, Error Number: 0x800CCC18
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Socket Error: 11002 means that the name of the server could not be resolved.

Rather than specifying server accountname@yahoo.com, you probably want to configure it to be:

smtp.mail.yahoo.com

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great - fixed problem right away....
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