Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x800CCC0D and Socket error 11003
Based on the error code that you provided us (Error ID: 0x800CCC0D), the following are the possible causes to this issue:
1. Incorrect POP settings (usually the SSL option for SMTP) – please check with your provider if it is required or not.
2. Firewall blocking ports (usually port 25) – could be 3rd party since Windows Firewall generally allows this port through.
As in initial troubleshooting step, please reconfigure your account to Live Mail. The steps are provided in the article below:
How to configure/re-configure a non-Windows Live Hotmail account in Windows Live Mail
If you still encountering the same issue after reconfiguring your account, please perform the steps given by (!Firedog) Noel and provide us the exact error message.