Configuring Outlook Express 6.0

1. Start Outlook Express.
2. On the Tools menu, click Accounts.
3. In the Internet Accounts dialog box, click Add, and then click Mail.
4. In the Display Name box, type the name that you want others to see when you send a message, and then click Next.
5. In the E-mail Address box, type the e-mail address for the account that you are using (for example, "janedoe@microsoft.com"), and then click Next.
6. Under E-mail Server Names, click the appropriate incoming e-mail server type (Post Office Protocol version 3 [POP3] is the default type), and then type the names of your incoming and outgoing e-mail servers. Click Next.

Note Your ISP provides this information. If you do not know this information, contact your ISP.
7. Type your POP3 account name and password in the Account Name and Password boxes.

Note Contact your ISP to determine the logon type that you should use. If your ISP specifically requests, enable Secure Password Authentication (SPA).
8. The next window that you see reads "Congratulations, you have successfully entered all of the information required to set up your account. To save these settings, click Finish."
9. In the Internet Accounts box, click the new Outlook Express account, and then click Properties.
10. To identify the mail account that you are configuring by a name other than the default name, type the name in the Mail Account box. This name is known as the "friendly" name for the account.
11. Click the Connection tab. If you connect by using a Local Area Network (LAN), click to select the Always Connect to this account using check box, click Local Area Network in the list, and then click OK.
12. To add a different type of connection, such as a modem or ISDN line, click Add after you click to select the Always connect to this account using check box, and then follow the prompts to configure the required connection type.
13. Click Finish.