troubleshooting Question

Error opening email account in Outlook Express

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When I try to open outlook express to look at my email account it comes up with "The connection to the server has failed. Account: '', Server: 'localhost', Protocol: POP3, Port: 38444, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10061, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E"  It has been working fine for years, and it came up with this a few days ago.  The only way I have found to get around it is to delete the account and re-enter it.  But every time I exit outlook express and try to get back in this message pops up again.  Any body have any ideas on how to make it go away forever?
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