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I am trying to configure outlook 2007 for freehotmail account as pop3.live.com and smtp.live.com,
but I keep getting the message that the connection was interupted when testing. Any help will be appreciated.
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Have you installed the Otlook Hotmail connector.
32bit here:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=39db2b89-af2e-41f9-a175-f93e1377959f 
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Incoming Server = pop3.live.com
-Port 995
-Encryption/Authentication = SSL is required
-Full Username = username@xxxx.com (same as full email address, where xxxx.com = live.com, msn.com or hotmail.com )
-Password is required
-SPA(secure password authorization) = Off(uncheck this option)

Outgoing Server = smtp.live.com
-Port 25 or 587 [Note: Preferred Outgoing is Port 587
-Outgoing Server Authentication = On(check the option)-Encryption/Authentication = SSL or TLS
* Choose SSL for Windows Live Mail, Outlook 2003, iPhone, iPod Touch, Outlook Express and Vista’s Windows Mail
* Choose TLS/Auto for Outlook 2007/2010 (required)
-Full Username = username@xxxx.com (same as full email address)
  – unless outgoing server is configured to use same incoming server option
-Password is required
  – unless outgoing server is configured to use same incoming server option
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