If you are receiving an SSL error when testing your email settings, you can install OpenSSL.
Installing the OpenSSL binaries.
1) Open http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=29 download and install "Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package (x86)"
2) Open http://www.openssl.org/related/binaries.html, then the "OpenSSL for Windows" link. From here download and install "Win32 OpenSSL vX.X.X Light".
Once done run the email test again and you should no longer get the error.
Please note this information is supplied as, you install these additional packages at your own risk.