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change to server configuration to make this code work

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Last Modified: 2012-09-03
I am using wamp on my desktop computer and trying to send mail()  not phpmailer()
i can send my mail list from sendgrid.com using my desktop computer but I can not regularly use phpmailer and gmail because gmail blocks sometimes

so I need to use mail()

do I have to install smtp server or is there something easier to do
to make this code work  (I do not want to change the code)

Warning: mail() [function.mail]: Failed to connect to mailserver at "localhost" port 25, verify your "SMTP" and "smtp_port" setting in php.ini or use ini_set() in C:\wamp\www\mail\1.php on line 18


$header = "From: ". $name . " <" . $email . ">\r\n";
$header .= "Reply-To: ". $name . " <" . $email . ">\r\n";

$header .= "Return-Path: <".$email.">\n"; 
$header .= "MIME-Version: 1.0\n"; 
$header .= "Content-Type: text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1\n";

$header .= "X-Mailer: PHP/" . phpversion()."\r\n";

mail($recipient, $subject, $body, $header);


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