Comcast email just won't work with Windows Live or Thunderbird.

I just replaced XP with Win 7 hope Premium 64. This means I have lost Outlook Express. I have been trying to set up Comcast Business email with Windows live or even Thunderbird and had no luck. I used the online instructions for each. I retyped everything several times and retried. I called Comcast support and had them double check everything. I have had 2 different people check. I keep getting a message that the Server refused with Live Mail and that the username or password was wrong with Thunderbird. The password and username open the Comcast account and email without a problem so I know they are right. Is there a known problem with Comcast and email? I am not using port 25. I have used the correct ones. Help please!
Here is the message
Unable to send or receive messages for the 8-yard.comcastbiz (Kahoona) account. Your server has unexpectedly terminated the connection. Possible causes for this include server problems, network problems, or a long period of inactivity.

Server: ''
Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x800CCC0F
Protocol: POP3
Port: 995
Secure(SSL): Yes
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  1. Never did get either of them to work. nobody knows why. I did a lot of research and it ought to work. I really don't like the Comcast Business email software at all.
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