the following steps for Outlook Express, Outlook 98 installed
with the Internet Mail Only option (IMO),
and Outlook 2000 (IMO) (see the six step tutorial
NOTE: To determine your Outlook installation type,
click About Microsoft Outlook on the Help
menu. In About Microsoft Outlook, you should see
"Internet Mail Only" if you have the Internet Mail
sure to always use the fully qualified email account name
instead of just "user").
Outlook Express, Outlook 98 (IMO), or Outlook 2000 (IMO) (as applicable),
click Accounts on the Tools menu.
the Mail tab, click Properties,
and then click the Servers tab.
the Outgoing Mail (SMTP) box, type the name of
the SMTP server (the server that sends your mail).
or SMTP e-mail server = "smtp.wonk.com"
the Incoming Mail (POP3) box, type the name of
the POP3 server (the server from which you receive mail).
or POP e-mail server = "mail.wonk.com"
OK, and then click Close.
for Configuring Outlook Express
If Outlook Express is not already on your
computer, make sure you have first downloaded and installed Outlook
Express before proceeding. You can only download Outlook Express as
a bundled application with Internet Explorer.
Once the application is open and running,
go to "Tools", then select
"Accounts" from the pull-down
menu. You should now see a pop-up window labeled "Internet
From the pop-up window, select "Add",
then "Mail" from the top left
side of the window.
You should see a pop-up window on your screen
labeled "Internet Connection Wizard".
This screen will be asking your name or your organization's name.
This name will show up on all mail sent from the e-mail address you
are setting-up. Fill out the requested information.
The next pop-up window will ask for your internet
the e-mail address you are setting-up through Outlook Express.The
illustration below is what you should enter if you are setting up
your POP3 account.
The next screen asks for your E-mail Server
Names. Follow the screen below and fill-in the fields exactly as shown
below. Make sure POP3 is selected for your incoming mail server.
The Internet Mail Logon screen will ask for
your login for this POP3 account, which is just firstname.lastname@example.org
for this POP3 account. After you enter this information, be sure to
enter your password. If you wish, Outlook Express will save your password
so you don't have to enter it each time. Make sure the "Remember
Password" box is checked if you wish to store your password.
Do NOT check "Log on using Secure
Password Authentication (SPA)".
You should see this to setup your new POP3
You have just completed setting up this account
in Outlook Express, and should see the screen shot below! Be sure
to click on the "Finish"
button on the bottom.
completing the 6 step program Bill Gates asks you to attend weekly
meetings and admit that 'I am a windowsholic'!
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