Fix for Windows Mobile Email Bug Released

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Microsoft has released a fix for a bug in the latest version of Windows Mobile that can prevent email from being sent.

Windows MobileThis bug can potentially corrupt the email account of any smartphone. According to a description from Microsoft:

This behavior is associated with a feature that is introduced in Windows Mobile 6.1. The feature allows for mobile operators to specify an alternate SMTP server name that is used if e-mail messages cannot be sent by using the user-specified SMTP server name. If the mobile operator does not specify an alternate SMTP server name and if the Windows Mobile 6.1-based device does not connect, the e-mail account is corrupted and cannot send e-mail messages.

To remove this bug, all users of Windows Mobile 6.1 devices — both Professional and Standard — who use POP3 or IMAP4 email should download a patch from Microsoft’s website.

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