Streamyx Sending Out Email Error

Since last year, TmNet (Malaysian ISP) gradually blocking access to SMTP port – 25 to combat spam coming out from their network. If you are one of the subscribers and having problems sending out email you can modify you outgoing SMTP server port to 26. You can follow guidelines below for Outlook Express.

For Outlook Express,
Make sure you enable SMTP Authentication

Tools> Account > Mail > Highlight email account and Click Properties and check My Servers Requires Authentication
SMTP Authentication Setting

To change SMTP port, click advance tab and change 25 to 26
SMTP Port Change

Free Antivirus

Antivirus is important but without update it serves no purpose. Make sure you enable automatically update your virus pattern on day to day basis. There are basic and free antivirus out there, if you have an outdated or expired antivirus, you can download free edition for home users by Grisoft AVG, it has the most basic feature – Antivirus. No Rootkit scan other tools. But I personally think that is sufficient and not bloated. Bloated antivirus can slow down your system. You can download this Antivirus at

Another good and Antivirus is from Kaperskly lab, you can obtain free Kapersky license here . Not to worry just input your email address and wait for the key to be emailed to you. The key is valid for six months. After that you can make your decision whether to purchase commercial license. Remember a good healthy system is crucial to protect your important data.