Sounds to me like it could be an issue with the "Prevent mass mailing worms from sending mail" in Access Protection of VSE.
It's under "Anti-virus Standard Protection"
That did it! Thank you!
You may receive Error 0x800CCC00, 0x800CCCD1, 0x800CCC0D, 0x800CCC0E, 0x800CCC18 when you try to send or receive emails from Outlook, Windows live mail, Thunderbird. Windows 10 Mail app.
There are many causes for this problem, below are the steps to fix the most common causes of Error 0x800CCC00, 0x800CCCD1, 0x800CCC0D, 0x800CCC0E, 0x800CCC18.
Method One: Credentials look up.
- Please make sure your email address and password is correct by logging into Email provider’s webmail (browser)
- Try to change or reset your password for email from your Email provider.
- Temporarily suspend your Antivirus application and Windows firewall.
Method Two: Server settings.
Determine your account type, for example: POP3, IMAP, Exchange Server, MAPI etc.
We recommend that you contact your Internet service provider (ISP) or Email Service Provider for information about the exact incoming and outgoing mail server names and settings that you should use when you configure your Internet email account in Outlook.
If you still receive Error 0x800CCC00, 0x800CCCD1, 0x800CCC0D, 0x800CCC0E, 0x800CCC18 please continue further.
Method Three: Troubleshooting
If the method two and one are correct in your case, please follow below steps.
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