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"Connection to server timed out"

Posts: 90
Registered: 06-02-2008

"Connection to server timed out"

After a few moments this is the error message I get twice when I open Thunderbird 3., after it has downloaded my e mails. I am using 7 home premium. I am wondering whether it is the settings on two of my accounts (I have a total of 3). The server settings for my main account are Server name: Username: surname, and the Account name is name
For one of the other accounts the Account name is and the Server name is and the Username is user.
It seems to send and receive e mails fine.
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Posts: 2,106
Registered: 06-02-2008

Re: "Connection to server timed out"

You've set up the email account wrong, you shouldn't be trying to connect to, you should be trying to connect to either or to receive and send, respectively.
Remove and re-create the email account as per our setup guides