.mailhost

File Type Generic IconMSN Mailhost Settings File
File Format Proprietary (Microsoft)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

Stores preferences for the e-mail server used by MSN; installed with MSN software and required for MSN to check and send e-mail; typically named "MSN#.mailhost."

If the Mailhost file is corrupt or missing, the MSN software may display a "Mailhost File" error. To recover the Mailhost file, first select "Run..." from the Windows Start menu. Then type the following in the text box:

regsvr32 c:\progra~1\msn\msncorefiles\mailui.dll

This should restore the Mailhost file and allow MSN to communicate with the mail server again.

Also see the related .DOWNLOADHOST entry.

Open With
Windows

IconMicrosoft MSN software

Updated 2007
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