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By Donald | September 11, 2019

Protect your Email Account: Country Authentication Restrictions

By Donald | July 23, 2018

What does this mean? Authentication is the process of determining whether someone or something is, in fact, who or what it declares itself to be, in this case, a username and password. So what this means is you are going to set up what countries in which your username and password can be used in. …

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All About Ad Blockers

By Donald | July 23, 2018

 

Protect your Router

By Donald | May 30, 2018

A new piece of malware, called VPNFilter, has targeted millions of home and small business routers. The FBI is warning users to power cycle or restart their devices immediately. Over 500,000 devices have been affected, once a router is infected, the hackers can use the device as a jumping-off point to launch further attacks. They …

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Outlook: Convert from a POP3 account to IMAP account

By Donald | August 1, 2017

Unfortunately, you cannot “convert” an existing POP3 account directly to an IMAP account. There is a simple three step process: 1. Remove your current POP3 account. 2. Add your new IMAP account. 3. Move all your mail to your new account. Remove your current POP3 account We strongly recommend you do a backup just in …

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Pop3 Email Settings

By Donald | August 1, 2017

check “Require log on using secure password authentication.” Incoming Server Connection Type: POP3 Requires an encrypted connection (SSL) Port: 995 Hostname: mail.caprock-spur.com Username: full email address including @caprock-spur.com Password: Outgoing Server Hostname: mail.caprock-spur.com Port: 587 Security Option: STARTTLS (TLS) Check “My server requires authentication” Username: full email address including @caprock-spur.com Password:

IMAP Email Settings

By Donald | August 1, 2017

Incoming Server Connection Type: IMAP Port: 993 Security Option: SSL Hostname: mail.caprock-spur.com Username: full email address including @caprock-spur.com Password: Outgoing Server Hostname: mail.caprock-spur.com Port: 587 Security Option: STARTTLS (TLS) Check “My server requires authentication” Username: full email address including @caprock-spur.com Password:

POP3 vs. IMAP

By Donald | August 1, 2017

POP3 or IMAP? It’s not just a matter of preference, it’s about how you use your email. POP3 is an older protocol that came about before the new mobile revolution and is not suitable for this new mobile world. However, that doesn’t mean it’s not the right solution for you. Why use POP3? POP3 is …

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My Printer/scanner/Monitoring device is unable to Send Emails on the New Server

By Donald | November 9, 2015

Before configuring such a device, we recommend that you have the latest firmware for the device installed first. When configuring the printer/device to send emails, the device has to be configured to use SMTP-authentication with a full email address as the login ID. Cap Rock Telephone Cooperative, Inc. does not support open mail relay.

Configuring Cap Rock Email on Windows Live Mail

By Donald | October 19, 2015

To add a new account in Windows Live Mail, please follow the steps below: Open Windows Live Mail, click on “accounts” on the toolbar. Click on “Email” Fill in the fields. Email Address: [email protected] Password: Display Name: My Name Check the “Manually configure server settings” checkbox. Click “Next” Decide whether to setup POP3 or IMAP …

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Cap Rock Telephone Cooperative, Inc.
121 East Third Street
P.O. Box 300
Spur Texas 79370

Phone number: 806-271-3336