If the socket error 10060 Windows live mail, you can be sure that there is a server issue. You will receive the error if the destination server connection has timed out. The error usually occurs on email clients like Outlook and Windows Live Mail. When you receive the error, you may not be able to send or receive emails using Windows Live Mail. The error might also be caused by incorrect email settings, authentication settings, firewalls, viruses, or malware.
You can fix the socket error 10060 occurring on the Windows Live Mail by following the ways given below.