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    VBSENDMAIL - works great except with Comcast

    I have VBSENDMAIL embedded in a VB 6.0 application.
    It works great with all WIFI spots and ISPs except my home ISP (comcast).
    With my home ISP, I get the following error.

    Your attempt to send mail failed for the following reason(s):
    The attempt to connect timed out

    What could be unique with Comcast ISP that could cause this error.
    Thanks
    Last edited by Phil Weber; 05-02-2009 at 02:23 PM.

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    In some areas, Comcast blocks port 25 to discourage spammers. Contact Comcast to see what port they are using for SMTP.
    Phil Weber
    http://www.philweber.com

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