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Why can't I send email from outlook while using wireless connections?

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I can send and receive email using Outlook when I plug my computer into a LAN - but as soon as I unplug and go wireless I can only receive emails in Outlook? I have no other problems at all with the wireless connection. Do you have any suggestions for how you repair this problem? I saw that someone posted previously with the same issue but did not find a solution - just an explanation.

Thanks for the help.
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by:JoWickerman
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Hi rachelb26,

What error message do you receive?
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Task 'DCP email - Sending' reported error (0x800CCC0F) : 'The connection to the server was interrupted.  If this problem continues, contact your server administrator or Internet service provider (ISP).'

Thanks for the response.
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Is the wireless network maintained by yourself or a 3rd party,  Many 3rd party wireless neworks will use methods such as SMTP redirection to transparently alter the way your email is handled.
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The wireless network is my own homw network running through a standard Linksys router.
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This sounds like a firewall issue on your wireless router. Are you able to edit your router's settings?
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I think that I can edit my router settings - isn't that standard on Linksys routers? What do I need to do in the editing process?
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Hi,

Sorry for the VERY LATE reply!

In your router config, is there any mention of ports or anything like that?
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No problem. Yes - we have it set to ANY.
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Oh ok. So it allows all ports to pass through?

Can you ensure that ports 25 and 110 are open on the router? Maybe add them as exceptions if you can?
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